The establishment of the League of Nations created a new platform for Jewish advocacy and novel modes for its expression. The League and other international organizations became arenas of competition over the Jewish voice: The capacity – and legitimacy – of representing Jewish interests and claims at the international level. In this talk, Rotem Giladi recounts episodes of that contestation and points to its ideological dimension.
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Associate Researcher, Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Simon Dubnow in Leipzig; Adjunct Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty
Derek J. Penslar
William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Harvard University