Dr. Robert Watson Lecture


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The Roots and Resurgence of Anti-Semitism

Every major organization that tracks hate crimes and acts of anti-Semitic violence has documented an alarming spike in the numbers beginning in 2016. Shockingly, many of these hate groups are espousing age-old anti-Semitic nonsense and conspiracies, some of which have been around for 2,000 years. It behooves us, then, to explore the historic, philosophical, ideological, and pseudo-scientific basis of anti-Semitism, its impacts on Nazi Germany and recent hate groups, and today's resurgence.

About the Speaker:
Robert Watson is an award-winning author who has published over 40 books and 200 scholarly articles and chapters. His recent books include Affairs of State (2012); America’s First Crisis (2014), winner of the Independent Publisher’s Gold Medal; The Nazi Titanic (2016), which is being made into a motion picture and a Discovery Channel special, and The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn (2017), which won the John Barry and John Lyman Book Awards, and is the subject of a National Geographic TV special. His newest work, George Washington’s Final Battle, will be released soon. Several of his books have been featured on Book TV and at prominent literary festivals, and he has also published a novel, two children’s books, one of which was the runner-up for the International Book Award, and two multi-edition encyclopedia sets on the presidents and first ladies.  

December 5 | 10:00 am SOLD OUT
Mandel JCC, Boynton Beach
$24 per person

December 12 | 7:00 pm SOLD OUT
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens
$34 per person


Dr. Robert Watson in Boynton Beach on December 5

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Dr. Robert Watson in Palm Beach Gardens on December 12

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