Anti-Semitism in the Digital Age
The increase in anti-Semitism online and on college campuses is not your grandparents’ anti-Semitism, neither in form nor content.
ADL’s Brittan Heller is based in the Silicon Valley and works in partnership with tech companies and law enforcement to track cyber-hate, reduce online anti-Semitism, bigotry, hate and harassment, ensure justice and fair treatment to all in online environments, and counter violent extremism. Ms. Heller has investigated and prosecuted cyber-crime and human rights violations at the U.S. Department of Justice and the International Criminal Court in The Hague. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Yale Law School and was a Truman National Security Fellow in 2015.
Professor Sharon Gillerman’s scholarship focuses on modern German and central European Jewish history, with a particular interest in gender history cultural studies, popular culture, and transnational history. She has lectured on “The Changing Face of Antisemitism: Contemporary and Historical Reflections”. Professor Gillerman’s first book, Germans into Jews: Remaking the Jewish Social Body in the Weimar Republic, was the recipient of the 2010 Book Award from the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association.