The University of California – Irvine (UCI) has exonerated Students Supporting Israel (SSI) from any wrongdoing associated with events that took place in May of 2017. The Louis D. Brandeis Center had been actively engaged in addressing these events, which had previously led to the imposition of discipline against Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP).
On February 6, Poland’s President Andrzej Duda signed a bill into law that would criminalize references to Polish complicity in Nazi war crimes against Jews during the occupation of Poland in World War II. However, the President is going to allow the country’s Constitutional Court to evaluate the bill, leaving it open for possible amendments.
The Louis D. Brandeis Center would like to bring attention to an interesting opportunity being offered by our colleagues at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This summer, the USHMM will be hosting an instructional seminar for faculty from all disciplines who teach Holocaust-related courses. Information regarding the course description, applications, and deadlines can be found below.
The online instruction platform FutureLearn announced a new course that will begin on March 19th entitled “Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present.” This groundbreaking curriculum, designed by Yad Vashem—The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, is for anyone with an interest in the history of anti-Semitism.