“How Best to Define Antisemitism: A Structural Approach”
Sunday, March 6, 2022
Sergio DellaPergola is Professor Emeritus and former Chairman of the Hebrew University’s Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. Born in Italy 1942, he has lived in Israel since 1966. A specialist on the demography of world Jewry, he has published or edited 60 books and monographs, including Israel and Palestine: The Power of Numbers (2008), Jewish Demographic Policies: Population Trends and Options (2011), Diaspora vs. Homeland: Migration to Israel, 1991-2019 (2020), and over 300 papers on historical demography, the family, international migration, Jewish identification, antisemitism, and population projections. He has lectured at universities and research centers around the world and was senior policy consultant to the President of Israel, the Israeli Government, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics, and major international organizations. A former chief editor of Hagira – Israel Journal of Migration, he received the Sklare Award for distinguished achievement in the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (1999), and the Landau Prize for Demography and Migration (2013). He serves as a member of the Board of the Jewish Policy Research Institute in London and of Yad Vashem's committee for the Righteous of the Nations in Jerusalem.