Brandeis Center Launches Winternship Program with Harvard Brandeis Blog
January 16, 2015
This month, the Brandeis Center launched a new Harvard Winternship (or winter internship) Program based on a new model for January internships developed by Harvard College and the Harvard Club of Washington.
January Brandeis Brief - LDB Hosts Student Confab
January 5, 2015
The Brandeis Center ended 2014 on a high note with the success of our second annual National Law Student Leadership Conference, which was attended by student leaders from fifteen law schools across the country.
The Brandeis Center Holds Second Annual National Law Student Leadership Conference Brandeis Blog
January 2, 2015
The Brandeis Center hosted its second National Law Student Leadership Conference in Washington, DC on December 29-30. This event took place as part of the Center’s recent law student and public outreach initiatives. Many of the students in attendance were members of their universities’ chapters of the Brandeis Center.
Break the Hate: Responding to Anti-Semitism on Campus February 22, 2015
LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus will keynote this summit for student leaders at the Boston University School of Management. The summit is presented by the Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the Israel Campus Roundtable.
Frances Raday to Present UN Seminar for LDB Law Students January 22, 2015
On Thursday, January 22, the day that the United Nations General Assembly has chosen to conduct an informal plenary on anti-semitic violence worldwide, United Nations human rights expert Frances Raday will present a seminar at the U.N. for Brandeis Center law student chapters on the topic of "Concurrent Challenges to Human Rights in the UN System,” with a focus on Israel.
Anti-Semitism on Campus — What Can the Jewish Community Do? January 7, 2014
Temple Shaaray Tifila will present an interactive program featuring LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus. Join Temple Shaaray Tifila for this exploration of what is happening on campuses all over the country and what parents and members of the Jewish community can do.
LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus contributes a chapter on “Three Conceptions of Religious Freedom” to Hanoch Dagan, Shahar Lifschitz and Yedidia Z. Stern’s new edited volume on Religion and the Discourse of Human Rights (Jerusalem, Israel: Israel Democracy Institute, 2014).
LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus contributes a chapter on anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel boycott movement in Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm, Jr.’s upcoming volume, “The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel.”
Contact Brandeis Center Lawyers About Campus Anti-Semitism
Students and professors: If you are aware of anti-Semitic or anti-Israeli incidents on your college or university campus, please contact lawyers at the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law.
The Morass of Middle East Studies: Title VI of the Higher Education Act and Federally Funded Area Studies Six years ago, Congress recognized the need for “diverse perspectives” in federally funded Middle East Studies programs. Congress had created the so-called “Title VI programs” in 1958 to address Cold War national security demands. After September 11, 2001, it was more important than ever to provide United States intelligence and armed services agencies with a pipeline of skilled workers. Unfortunately, Title VI programs were not serving their intended purpose.
"There is a critical need for an organization such as the Louis D. Brandeis Center to give students and faculty who suffer harassment and intimidation a place to fight back against administrative silence in the face of hate and bigotry.”
Samuel Edelman, Ph.D.
Former Executive Director
Scholars for Peace in the Middle East
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Richard Cravatts Dr. Cravatts has published over 350 articles, op-ed pieces, columns, and chapters in books on campus anti-Semitism, campus free speech, terrorism, Constitutional law, Middle East politics, real estate, and social policy, and is the author of the newly-released Genocidal Liberalism: The University’s War Against Israel & Jews.