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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 »

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

By Jennie Gross, LDB Senior Staff Attorney 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. more »

LDB Condemns Anti-Muslim Hate

Today, LDB condemned anti-Muslim hate as a reaction to reports of anti-Muslim rallies.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. LDB, which more »