Texas Governor Abbott Signs Anti-BDS Bill

On Israel’s Independence Day (“Yom Ha’atzmut”), Texas governor Greg Abbott signed an anti-boycott Israel bill into law. The bill stands against the discriminatory BDS movement and bans state entities from engaging in business with organizations and companies that participate in BDS. more »

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The Louis D. Brandeis Center is excited to announce that we have a brand new Twitter account! Find us at @brandeiscenter, where there will be links to our blogs and publications, and up to the minute communications on all the more »

Check Out Kenneth Marcus at the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

Kenneth L. Marcus, the President of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights under Law, will be discussing his book, The Definition of Anti-Semitism, at the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival this November 16th. The Definition of Anti-Semitism explores more »

LDB Responds to UC Irvine’s SJP Decision and Calls for Stronger Action

On Friday, the UC Irvine Office of Student Conduct announced that it had concluded a three-month investigation into an aggressive and disruptive incident on the UCI campus last May.  The  incident involved an anti-Israel mob that disrupted a small event held by more »

LDB Welcomes Intern Daniella Hovsha

LDB welcomes Daniella Hovsha, who will be joining the organization as a Civil Rights Communications & Development Intern for Fall 2016. Daniella graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand, a public research university in Johannesburg, more »

Rhode Island Passes Anti-BDS Legislation

Last week, Rhode Island lawmakers passed legislation aimed at curbing BDS movements within the state. Bill H 7736, also known as Anti-Discrimination in State Contracts Act, came about after its sponsor, Deputy Majority Leader Rep. Mia Ackerman (D-45, Cumberland, Lincoln) started to become aware of more »

When Does Anti-Israelism Turn Into Anti-Semitism?

On Monday, March 28, Professor William Jacobson of Cornell University spoke to a room packed with law students at the University of Chicago, on the topic of “When Does Anti-Israelism Turn Into Anti-Semitism?” The lecture was sponsored by the Office more »