Jul 28 2022


6:30 pm

Antisemitism on Social Media

Antisemitism on Social Media, published in March 2022 by Routledge, is a book for all who want to understand this phenomenon. The interdisciplinary volume addresses how social media with its technology and business model has revolutionized the dissemination of antisemitism and how this impacts not only victims of antisemitic hate speech but also society at large. The book gives insight into case studies on different platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube, and Telegram. It also demonstrates how social media is weaponized through the dissemination of antisemitic content by political actors from the right, the left, and the extreme fringe, and critically assesses existing counter-strategies.

Editors: Monika Hübscher is a PhD Candidate at the Haifa Center for German and European Studies at the University of Haifa, Israel, and Research Associate at the project “Antisemitism and Youth” at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany; Sabine von Mering, Ph.D. is Professor of German and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, a core faculty member with the Environmental Studies Program, and Director of the Center for German and European Studies (CGES) at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.

Contributing Authors: Jakob Guhl is a Manager at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), London, UK; Armin Langer, Ph.D. is a Visiting Research Scholar at the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA, USA.

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