Panel Presentation:
Antisemitism as Jew-Hatred: A Psychohistorical Enigma – Part 1
• Inna Rozentsvit: Intro to the topic: Antisemitism as Jew-Hatred: A Psychohistorical Enigma (30 min)
• Julie R. Ancis: The Psychology Profession: Present-Day Manifestations of Hate (30 min)

Inna Rozentsvit: Intro to the topic: Antisemitism as Jew-Hatred: A Psychohistorical Enigma (30 min)

Abstract: Antisemitism as prejudice and discrimination against Jewish individuals and communities, a deeply troubling phenomenon, has existed since ancient times while constantly changing its expressions. This presentation is an introduction to the panel that will attempt to examine the psychoanalytic and psychohistorical contexts of antisemitism, which is crucial in combating it as well as fostering a more inclusive and tolerant world.

Bio: Inna Rozentsvit, M.D., PhD, MSciEd, is a physician-neurologist, neurorehabilitation specialist, psychoanalyst, publisher, neuropsychoeducator, and medical and psychohistorical researcher. She is the Founder of the Neurorecovery Solutions, a non-profit organization that helps neurologically impaired and their families, and the Programs Director at the Object Relations Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, where she teaches courses on Neuropsychoanalysis and Functional PsychoNeuroBiology. Dr. Rozentsvit is an Associate Director of Psychohistory Forum and an Associate Editor of Clio’s Psyche, a psychohistorical publication.

Julie R. Ancis: The Psychology Profession: Present-Day Manifestations of Hate (30 min)

Abstract: This presentation will provide an overview of present-day antisemitism within major professional psychology and counseling associations. The spread, prevalence, and impact of antisemitism within these associations on attitudes and practices will be discussed. The presenter will provide specific examples of the failure to address such hate as well as potential causes. Implications for education, training, and practice will be addressed.

Bio: Julie R. Ancis, PhD, ABPP, is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Informatics and Founding Director of the Cyberpsychology Program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dr. Ancis is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 17, 35, and 46). She is a PI or Co-PI in over $6M in grant funding including from the DOE, NSF, and AEN. Dr. Ancis’s extensive scholarly publications include 4 books, approximately 80 journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports; and over 200 professional presentations focused on cyberpsychology, diversity, multicultural competence, the legal system, and human-computer interaction.

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