Jeffrey Herf (University of Maryland, College Park)
Myths and Realities about Israel's Establishment: Their Relevance for Discussions of Contemporary Antisemitism
Sunday, September 4, 2022, at 12 noon ET (US and Canada), 6 PM CET (Brussels), 7 PM IST (Jerusalem)
Jeffrey Herf is Distinguished University Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park, where he teaches Modern European History. His published works include Reactionary Modernism: Technology, Culture and Politics in Weimar and the Third Reich (Cambridge U.P., 1984); Divided Memory: The Nazi Past in the Two Germanys (Harvard U.P. 1997); The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda during World War II and the Holocaust (Harvard U.P., 2006); Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World (Yale University Press, 2009); Undeclared Wars with Israel: East Germany and the West German Far Left, 1967-1989 (Cambridge U.P., 2016), and Israel's Moment: International Support and Opposition for Establishing the Jewish State, 1945-1949 (Cambridge U.P., 2022). His commentaries on contemporary history and on contemporary antisemitism have been published in American Interest, American Purpose, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Internationale Politik, Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, The New Republic, his blog at The Times of Israel, and The Washington Post.