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Ideas and Ideologies

09/09/2015 | by ICT Staff  

This workshop will address the ideas and ideologies behind terrorism.  Looking at Islam, Christianity and Judaism, participants will examine how an idea and ideology can be distorted in order to push a radical agenda.


Chair: Col. (Res.) Jonathan Fighel, Senior Researcher & Head of the Terrorist Prosecution Desk, ICT, IDC Herzliya, Israel

Prof. Itzhak Fried, Professor of Neurosurgery UCLA, Tel-Aviv University and Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Israel

Dr. Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler, Senior Researcher & Head of the Right-Wing Extremism and Hate Crime Desk, ICT & Assistant Professor, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy, IDC Herzliya, Israel

Dr. Heidi E. Lane, Director, Greater Middle East Research Study Group, Naval War College, United States of America

Prof. Meir Litvak, Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern History & Director, Alliance Center for Iranian Studies, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Prof. Uzi Rabi, Director, Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations, Simon Wiesenthal Center, France

* The session is held in the memory of Dr. Jonathan Fine (Z”L) Wednesday, September 9, at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya