IsraelCast Episode 169
From blood libels in the Middle Ages to internet conspiracies about Israel, antisemitism has adapted and shifted, taking many forms throughout the course of history. Whether in Europe, Russia, or modern-day America, wherever Jews go, antisemitism and conspiracy theories follow. Host Steven Shalowitz sits down with Alex Ryvchin, Co Executive Chief Officer of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, to discuss his new book, The Seven Deadly Myths: Antisemitism from the Time of Christ to Kanye West, the various form of antisemitism he describes in it, and how the antisemitism he experienced shaped his worldview.
Alex Ryvchin is Co Executive Chief Officer of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry. A lawyer by trade, he’s a prolific writer and speaker on international affairs, the Arab Israeli conflict, antisemitism, and religious identity. Alex has written several books, including The Anti Israel Agenda: Inside the Political War on the Jewish State, Zionism: The Concise History, and most recently, The Seven Deadly Myths: Antisemitism from the Time of Christ to Kanye West, recently came out.