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Hate Crimes Handbook Highlights Kenneth Marcus’ Civil Rights Work

The newly released issue of one of the most comprehensive reference resource on bias-motivated violence committed in the United States, Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, Third Edition (ABC-CLIO), features of the work of Kenneth L. Marcus, President of The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB).

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Jewish Rights Advocate: ‘BDS Making a Laughing Stock out of the American Studies Association’

“The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has really made a laughing stock out of the American Studies Association (ASA),” the head of a Jewish rights-focused legal organization told The Algemeiner.

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Congressional Taskforce Urges Federal Guidance on Anti-Semitism

Yesterday, the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism in the House of Representatives announced the issuance of an important letter from 38 Members of Congress to Secretary of Education John King, Jr.

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Professors Sue American Studies Association for Illegal Boycott of Israel

A lawsuit filed on behalf of four professors against the American Studies Association for its boycott of Israel accuses the ASA of “blatant politicization” of an academic association, in violation of Washington, D.C law governing nonprofit organizations.

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Congressional panel queries Education Dept. on campus anti-Semitism

Citing reports of an increase in anti-Israel activity on college campuses, a bipartisan congressional task force on anti-Semitism asked U.S. Education Secretary John King to outline how his department is tracking anti-Jewish bias.

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Israel Boycott Battle Heads to Court

Four professors on Wednesday sued the American Studies Association, alleging that its boycott of Israeli universities violates Washington, D.C., law governing nonprofit corporations.

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Professors Sue American Studies Association, Say Israel Boycott Violates Group’s Charter

A group of award-winning professors affiliated with the American Studies Association (ASA) are suing the organization to oppose its boycott of Israel, saying that the boycott violates the ASA’s charter as well as laws governing non-profit organizations.

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Professors sue American Studies Association for boycott of Israel

Several members of the American Studies Association (ASA) announced Wednesday that they are suing their own academic association for its boycott of Israel, arguing that the boycott violates a District of Columbia (DC) law that applies to non-profit organizations.

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4 profs sue American Studies Association over Israel boycott

A group of professors is suing the American Studies Association over its academic boycott of Israel.

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Lawsuit: ASA’s Boycott of Israel Violates Law, Professors sue American Studies Association

A group of distinguished professors and longtime members of the American Studies Association (ASA) today announced that they are suing ASA for its boycott of Israel. The lawsuit charges that ASA’s blatant politicization of an academic association violates District of Columbia (D.C.) law governing nonprofit organizations.

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California LDB Law Students Stand Up Against Injustice

West Coast LDB law students have been influential in fighting against anti-Semitism and standing up against injustice this past month.

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As BDS opponents move from campuses to state capitols, California is up next

Close observers of the anti-Israel Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement have long kept a weather eye on California.

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April 2016 - Better Than Ever

The Brandeis Center is blooming this Spring, with the appointments of Jennie Gross to Senior Staff Attorney and Professor Oren Gross to LDB's Academic Advisory Board.

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Indiana University to Hold Major Anti-Semitism Conference

Starting this weekend, The Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism at Indiana University (ISCA) will host its third international scholars conference, from Saturday evening, April 3 through Wednesday, April 7, on “Anti-Zionism, Anti-Semitism, and the Dynamics of Delegitimization.”

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Brandeis Center Appoints Oren Gross to Academic Advisory Board

Today, The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Oren Gross, Irving Younger Professor of Law and the Director of the Institute for International Legal & Security Studies at the University of Minnesota Law School, to LDB’s Academic Advisory Board.

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Lawsuit Alleges Widespread Anti-Semitism at CUNY Campus

A lawsuit filed by CUNY Kingsborough professor and department chair Jeffrey Lax, represented by the law firm of Corey Stark PLLC and The Lawfare Project, exposes a climate of discrimination and rampant harassment on campus, endemic to the administration and targeting recognizable persons of the Jewish faith, or "outward Jews."

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LDB Announces a Spring Showering of Events

This morning, The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB), announced its next batch of Spring LDB Law Student Chapter events.

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UC Regents’ Condemnation of Anti-Semitism & Anti-Zionism is Timely for UC Davis

Wednesday’s announcement from the Regents of the University of California is particularly timely for the Davis campus, where a disruptive protest temporarily halted a lecture by Israeli diplomat George Deek earlier this month.

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA’S ‘PRINCIPLES AGAINST INTOLERANCE’ SAY OPPOSITION TO ISRAEL CAN BE ANTI-SEMITIC

The Board of Regents of the University of California on Wednesday unanimously adopted what it is calling "Principles Against Intolerance," in response to reports of anti-Semitic incidents on UC campuses.

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Lawsuit Against CUNY Alleges Pervasive, Explicit Antisemitism Among Kingsborough College Administrators

A lawsuit filed last month by a faculty member at the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Kingsborough Community College alleges explicit antisemitic discrimination and harassment by senior administrators, The Algemeiner has learned.

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California Regents Denounce Anti-Zionism

This morning, the Regents of the University of California unanimously adopted a landmark set of Principles Against Intolerance.

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Lawsuit Alleges Pervasive and Endemic Anti-Semitism at CUNY Campus

A lawsuit filed by CUNY Kingsborough professor and department chair Jeffrey Lax, represented by the law firm of Corey Stark PLLC and The Lawfare Project, exposes a climate of discrimination and rampant harassment on campus, endemic to the administration and targeting recognizable persons of the Jewish faith, or "outward Jews."

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Civil Rights Group Expands Litigation Initiative

The campaign against campus anti-Semitism just took another step forward with the expansion of a major litigation initiative.

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UC Regents prepare to vote on ‘Principles Against Intolerance,’ free speech and pro-Israel advocates collide

Does the latest report on “Principles Against Intolerance,” written by top University of California officials, offer a balanced compromise that would protect Jewish students while safeguarding free speech?

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LBD Urges Cornell Administrators to Condemn Anti-Semitism on Campus

On Friday, the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) (http://brandeiscenter.com/), along with the LDB Law Student Chapter

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U of California Governing Body Declines to Adopt State Dept Definition of Antisemitism in Newly Released Report

The University of California’s (UC) governing body on Wednesday released a report addressing antisemitism and anti-Zionism across the 10 campuses of the UC system, but declining to adopt the US State Department’s definition, The Algemeiner has learned.

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Anti-Semitism on campus linked to anti-Israel activity

Anti-Semitism goes hand-in-hand with anti-Israel activities at U.S. colleges, according to a new report that one critic called a “crude rhetorical cudgel” against the so-called Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

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LDB Holds Third Annual National Law Student Leadership Conference

On February 21-22, the Louis D. Brandeis Center hosted its third annual National Law Student Leadership Conference in Berkeley, California.

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In New Statement, Oberlin President Falls Short of Condemning Anti-Semitic Conspiracist

Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov expressed concern about the anti-Semitic conspiracy theories of associate professor Joy Karega, but refused to explicitly condemn her, in a blog post published on the Oberlin website Monday night.

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March 2016 - The Craziness Continues

This Winter, LDB is busier than ever, with numerous events in Atlanta, Baltimore, Berkeley, Boston, Charlottesville, Chicago, Ithaca, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, and Seattle.

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The Most Hated People in the United States May Not Be Who You Think

Which religious group is the victim of the most hate crimes in the United States? According to the hate crime statistics kept by the FBI, Jews are the primary victims of religious hate crimes.

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Oberlin Professor Claims Israel Was Behind 9/11, ISIS, Charlie Hebdo Attack

A professor at Oberlin College, one of the most prestigious institutes of higher education in the country, has written and shared a series of Facebook posts claiming that Jews or Israelis control much of the world and are responsible for the 9/11 and Charlie Hebdo attacks and the rise of ISIS.

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Antisemitism in North America: New Wine, Old Hate

The Brandeis Center is pleased to announce its contribution to the newly released edited volume, Antisemitism in North America: New World, Old Hate (Leiden: Brill, 2016).

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The Institute for Law and Policy at Hebrew University

The Institute for Law and Policy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law has recently announced their Summer Program for international Students and Attorneys.

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Vassar College Press Release

This week, the Brandeis Center sent a letter to Vassar College President Catharine Bond Hill, urging Vassar to condemn recent anti-Semitic statements made by visiting Rutgers Professor Jasbir Puar. LDB is a national, non-profit civil rights organization that works to combat anti-Semitism in higher education through research, education, and legal advocacy.

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Brandeis Center Announces Upcoming March Events

This morning, The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) announced its upcoming events for the month of March. This next wave of events will follow LDB’s Third Annual National Law Student Leadership Conference, held in California at the start of this week.

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Major Law School Programs in Atlanta, Berkeley, Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia and Seattle to Culminate in Bay Area Confab

This afternoon, LDB announced topics and speakers for its Third Annual National Law Student Leadership Conference to be held in the San Francisco Bay Area later this month, culminating an extraordinary amount of LDB chapter activity at law schools around the country.

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Bi-Partisan Anti-BDS Bill Introduced to Congress

This past Wednesday, Congressman from both sides of the aisle introduced new legislation to fight the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement against Israel.

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Students and faculty hold forum to discuss anti-Semitism on campus

The second annual anti-Semitism forum was held at the Hillel Jewish Student Center, or MSU Hillel, on Tuesday, bringing together many Jewish students to share their personal experiences and learn how to report such cases of discrimination.

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Marcus to Address StandWithUs Anti-BDS Conference

LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus will be speaking at the StandWithUs International Anti-BDS Conference for the second year in a row.

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Lawfare Project Refutes BDS Legal Arguments

The Lawfare Project has just published a legal analysis paper it believes will “demolish the claims of Palestine Legal and the Center for Constitutional Rights” that the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement aimed against Israel is impervious to legal threat.

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February 2016 - What's Hot

During this cold winter, two things are hot at the Brandeis Center:campus controversies and legislative advances.

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Student Expelled From Prestigious French University for Anti-Semitism

Amira Jumaa is 20 years old; she is Kuwaiti and we were studying at the same French university, Sciences Po Paris. “Were,” because she recently got expelled for anti-Semitism.

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New Oberlin Alumni Group Condemns Anti-Semitism

On January 3, 2016, the newly formed group, “Oberlin Alumni Against Anti-Semitism” denounced a recent trend of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel acts on Oberlin’s campus, in a letter to Oberlin President Marvin Krislov.

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Legislators Introduce California and New York Anti-BDS Bills

On January 8th, Senator Jack Martins introduced a bill into the New York State senate that would forbid New York from offering contracts to companies that support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement against Israel, and against any companies otherwise boycotting, divesting, or sanctioning Israel.

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LDB Welcomes Alex Goldberg

The Brandeis Center welcomes their newest team member, Alex Goldberg, who will be joining the organization for a Spring 2016 Communications & Development internship.

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LDB Explains the New Anti-Semitism

Louis D. Brandeis Center President Kenneth L. Marcus has contributed important scholarship on “The Ideology of the New Anti-Semitism” to Indiana University scholar Alvin Rosenfeld’s landmark new edited volume, Deciphering the New Antisemitism.

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American Jewish college students face chilly climate

There was an increase in anti-Israel activity on American college campuses during 2015, with over 150 explicitly anti-Israel programs, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

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January 2016 - Reforming Middle East Studies

The Brandeis Center has long sought reforms to the misuse of federal funds by highly politicized anti-Israel Middle East Studies outreach programs.

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Jewish College Students Face an Increasingly Chilly Climate

As pro-Palestinian groups proliferate at American colleges, student protesters have taken to shouting down invited Israeli guest lecturers at various campuses and disrupting other events organized by Jewish students.

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Brandeis Center Welcomes Jesus Moran

This week, the Brandeis Center welcomed Jesus Moran as a “wintern,” or winter intern for the 2015-2016 winter break. This is the sophomore year of the winter internship program developed by Harvard College and the Harvard Club of Washington.

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Q&A with Kenneth L. Marcus : Defining Anti Zionism as Anti Semitism

Kenneth L. Marcus is the founder, president and General Counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law. He recently wrote a book entitled The Definition of Anti-Semitism, in which he elaborates on the connection between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism, and how anti-Semitism is sparking critiques of Israel across North American college campuses.

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Brandeis Center Warns Tower Foundation Against Divestment

The Brandeis Center applauds San Jose State University’s (SJSU) Tower Foundation for voting not to divest from companies that do business with Israel but regrets that it permitted a discriminatory anti-Israel boycott to be brought forward for a vote.

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Feds Seek Diversity in Middle East Studies Programs

The Department of Education has started requiring universities that receive federal funding for Middle East Studies centers to report on how their programs are including diverse perspectives and a wide range of views.

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More UCF cases of anti-Semitic vandalism reported

Still searching for those behind recent cases of anti-Semitic vandalism, the UCF Police Department released reports Tuesday, revealing even more instances of swastikas found on campus.

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LDB Signs Joint Letter Urging University of Central Florida To Publicly Condemn Anti-Semitic Posting

Today, the Brandeis Center joined the AMCHA Initiative and 32 other organizations issuing a letter in response to a series of anti-Semitic stickers and flyers that were found at the University of Central Florida (UCF) campus.

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December 2015 - The Campus Battle Intensifies

As the Fall semester draws to a close, LDB is engaging against anti-Semitism at a large number of universities nationwide, where anti-Israel and anti-Jewish incidents have intensified, as well as appearing before a congressional task force and in the media.

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Law students in huge show of support for UT-Austin Israel Studies Prof. attacked by BDS

The disruption of an event hosted by UT-Austin Israel Studies Professor Ami Pedahzur by anti-Israel students from the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee continues to reverberate.

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Documents Reveal How Anti-Israel Group at California Public Universities Got Campus Funding for Highly Charged Political Activities

Documents from several California public universities reveal that activists with campus chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine received thousands of dollars in campus grants for their activities, which included funding for controversial anti-Israel speakers and highly charged political campus events.

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LDB Law Students Petition in Support of Embattled Texas Law Professor

This morning, students at eighteen United States law schools issued a statement in support of Dr. Ami Pedahzur, an Israel Studies professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Landmark Programs On Confronting Uncomfortable Realities Coming To Baltimore

We know a swastika was daubed on a suburban Washington, D.C., synagogue’s wall not long ago. Meanwhile, the chief rabbi of Paris recommends that men wear a baseball hat instead of a kippah. And in the past few years terror attacks have hit Jewish targets in Kansas City, India, Poland, Germany and elsewhere.

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LDB Praises Hunter College Statement, While Urging Further Action

This afternoon, the Brandeis Center applauded the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Hunter College for condemning anti-Semitism on its campus as an important first step, while still urging further action from CUNY administrators.

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LDB Applauds Congressional Taskforce on Anti-Semitism

Today, the Louis D. Brandeis Center praised the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism in the House of Representatives for its briefing on Tuesday, November 3, on campus anti-Semitism.

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Academics Call for a Stop to Boycott Votes of Israel

The Academic Council for Israel, The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, Stand With Us and the Louis D. Brandeis Center issued a statement in advance of the shocking vote to expected to pass, to boycott Israeli academy by members of the American Anthropological Association gathered for its annual meeting in Denver, Colo.

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Rachel Lerman Elected Vice President of National Civil Rights Group

The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) is pleased to announce that Rachel Lerman was elected Vice President during the organization’s Annual Meeting on October 26, 2015. Rachel Lerman is a partner in Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Los Angeles office, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and co-chair of the Appellate Practice Group.

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LDB Urges University of Texas to Condemn Recent Attack on Free Speech

Yesterday, the Louis D. Brandeis Center urged University of Texas at Austin President Gregory L. Fenves to condemn a recent attack on free speech on his campus.

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Hunter College Anti-Semitic Chants Condemned

Hunter College, a CUNY school at which anti-Semitic slogans and banners were promoted last week, made a statement condemning the incident.

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LDB and StandWithUs Urge University to Condemn Mistreatment of Israeli Lecturer

On Friday, The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) and StandWithUs issued a joint letter to President Eric W. Kaler of the University of Minnesota expressing concerns regarding free speech and anti-Semitism at the law school. LDB, a national civil rights organization based in Washington, D.C., is best known for its work fighting anti-Semitism in higher education.

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Brandeis Center Urges CUNY to Condemn Anti-Semitism

On Friday, November 13, the Brandeis Center issued a letter to CUNY Vice Chancellor Frank Sanchez, and CUNY Hunter College President Jennifer Raab, urging them to strongly condemn recent anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the CUNY system, specifically, the “Million Student March” at Hunter College that took place on Thursday, November 12.

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36 organizations request Loftin to acknowledge anti-Semitism

Thirty-six organizations wrote a letter to Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin on Nov. 5 out of concern for the Jewish community at MU after the latest act of anti-Semitic vandalism in residence halls.

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November 2015 - Giving Thanks

In this month of Thanksgiving, we are grateful for the support that we are receiving for our fight against campus anti-Semitism.

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University of Missouri System president says he handled student protests poorly

University of Missouri System president Tim Wolfe on Friday apologized for not responding to student protests and acknowledged that racism does exist on the Columbia campus.

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LDB Urges University of Missouri to Condemn Anti-Semitic Incident

The Brandeis Center, together the AMCHA Initiative and several other organizations, has urged the University of Missouri to respond to anti-Semitic graffiti found in one of University’s residence halls.

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LDB Announces Expansion to Pacific Northwest

The Brandeis Center is pleased to announce the expansion of its law student chapter initiative to the Pacific Northwest.

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Boycott Israel? Faculty caught up in BDS dispute

Students liked Connecticut College philosophy professor Andrew Pessin. Earning a 4.2 ranking out of a possible 5 at ratemyprofessors.com, Pessin drew praise from students, who called him passionate and helpful; one declared him the best teacher at the institution.

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LDB Condemns Anti-Muslim Hate

Today, the Brandeis Center issued a statement condemning anti-Muslim hate. In response to reports that extremist groups are designating October 10, 2015, as “World Anti-Mosque Day,” the Brandeis Center issued a call for tolerance, inclusion, and understanding.

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The Brandeis Center Welcomes Two New Civil Right Fellows and New Communications and Development Intern

The Brandeis Center announced today that it is bringing on two new Civil Rights Legal Fellows, Michael Kleinman and Anne Crowell, and one Communications and Development Intern, Michelle Yabes.

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Defining anti-Semitism

More than half of 1,157 self-identified Jewish college students at 55 campuses around the United States reported having been subjected to or having witnessed anti-Semitism on their campuses.

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October 2015 - Hit the Ground Running

As the new academic year progresses, LDB has been hosting a number of important events and chapter launches.

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THE BRANDEIS CENTER URGES U.N. HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS TO ADVOCATE FOR BOTH FREE SPEECH AND CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTIONS

Today, the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB), a national civil rights organization based in Washington, D.C., submitted invited by the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights on practical recommendations for creating and maintaining space for civil society.

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LDB Praises UC Regents' Rejection of Weak Intolerance Statement

The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB), a national civil rights organization based in Washington, D.C., commended the Regents of the University of California this morning for their vigorous statements concerning anti-Semitism during last weeks Regents Meeting at U.C. Irvine.

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EndBDS Hotline

LDB is partnering with several other groups on EndBDS, a new hotline aiming to help those being harassed or targeted by the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement.

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September 2015 - New Year, Old Problems

As college students prepare for a new academic year, LDB is ready to combat continuing anti-Semitism on campuses across the country.

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Recently Released Book Discusses Contemporary Anti-Semitism

“The Definition of Anti-Semitism,” released Aug. 1 by Oxford University Press, and explores what anti-Semitism means in the contemporary world

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The Anti-Semitic BDS Campaigns on Campus:What is Their Impact?

The conventional wisdom today in the United States and Israel is that American campuses are rife with anti-Semitism and hostility toward Israel stoked by the boycott, sanctions and divestment (BDS) campaign.

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THE DEFINITION OF ANTI-SEMITISM

What is anti-Semitism? While rooted in history, it remains a malady to this day, evidenced by the recent and widely publicized terrorist attacks in a Parisian market

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University of Toronto Rejects BDS

This past year has been a busy one in the educational, political, and legal BDS realms. Just this past week, the Board of Directors of the University of Toronto Student Union (UTSU) voted, as first reported by Shalom Life, to reject creating and funding a side committee to explore the possibilities to develop the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

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August 2015 - Defining Anti-Semitism

This month's Brandeis Brief focuses on the need for accurately defining anti-Semitism.

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Available for Pre-Order: Kenneth L. Marcus’s New Anti-Semitism Book

The Louis D. Brandeis Center (LDB) is pleased to announce that LDB President and General Counsel, Kenneth L. Marcus’ new book, entitled The Definition of Anti-Semitism, is now available for pre-order, published by Oxford University Press.

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California State Assembly Passes Important Resolution

The state of California has taken another important step forward in combating anti-Semitism. On Monday, July 13, the California State General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution urging the University of California to condemn anti-Semitism.

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Episcopal Church Votes Down BDS

Following a series of political victories against BDS, the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops, at the church’s General Convention in Salt Lake City, UT refused to divest from companies that do business with Israel in the West Bank, rejecting the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

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CA Legislative Committee Passes Important Anti-Semitism Resolution

Last week, the Higher Education Committee of the California State Assembly approved State Senator Jeff Stone’s resolution (SCR-35) condemning anti-Semitism at California college campuses, by a vote of 8-0.

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Brandeis Center Urges UC Regents to Adopt Anti-Semitism Definition

This afternoon, the Louis D. Brandeis Center urged the University of California (UC) Board of Regents to adopt the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism.

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July 2015 - Hope on the Horizon

The July issue of the Brandeis Brief reviews developments in the campaign against campus and global anti-Semitism, which has seen both challenges in advances over the last few weeks

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LDB Welcomes New Law Clerks

The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) announced today that it is bringing on two new Law Clerks, Jacky Beda and Corey Celt, and three Communications and Development Interns, Steven Isaacson, Ilan Kaplan, and Lee Sutherand.

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U.S. Supreme Court bungles the Jerusalem passport case

In a major ruling issued last week, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional a 2002 law that allows Americans born in Jerusalem to have their place of birth listed on their passports as "Israel."

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Jerusalem Passport Law

The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB), expresses its disappointment over the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a Congressional law that would have allowed Americans born in Jerusalem to list their birthplace as Israel on their U.S. passports.

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June 2015 - The Heat Continues to Rise

The Brandeis Center has released “The Heat Continues to Rise," the June 2015 issue of The Brandeis Brief, with updates on current higher education developments, the state of global anti-Semitism, LDB’s campaign against campus anti-Semitism.

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Emory Law students join battle against campus anti-Semitism

In September, swastikas were discovered in Emory University’s Robert W. Woodruff Library. In October, students vandalized the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house, a historically Jewish fraternity, with spray-painted swastikas.

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Illinois Becomes First State to Pass Anti-BDS Bill

The Brandeis Center lauds the Illinois State House of Representatives for passing a bill preventing the state from investing in companies that boycott the State of Israel.

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