How Anti-Semitism Infiltrates the Left

Review of David Hirsh, Contemporary Left Antisemitism (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2017) The United Kingdom’s Labour party and its trade unions, like the University College Union (UCU), consider themselves progressive and “antiracist” spaces. As such, these arenas pride themselves more »

The Second Bristol-Sheffield Hallam Colloquium on Contemporary Anti-Semitism

Videos from the Second Bristol-Sheffield Hallam Colloquium on Contemporary Anti-Semitism, chaired by Lesley Klaff and J.G. Campbell, are now available here. This past fall, LDB President and General Counsel Kenneth L. Marcus spoke at the Second Bristol-Sheffield Hallam Colloquium on more »

Victory Against U.K. Campus Anti-Semitism

Defining anti-Semitism has again proven its importance – this time, in the UK. Last week, the Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA), the UK’s leading universities regulator, ruled in favor of a disabled Jewish student’s complaint of campus anti-Semitism. The more »

Call for Papers for the Journal of Contemporary European Antisemitism

Our colleagues at the Academic Studies Press have recently announced a Call For Papers for the new issue of The Journal of Contemporary European Antisemitism (JCEA), set to publish in spring 2017. Lesley Klaff, senior lecturer of law at Sheffield more »

Coming Soon: August Edition of the Brandeis Brief

  The Louis D. Brandeis Center would like to announce to Brandeis Blog readers that the August edition of the Brandeis Brief is coming soon.  Each edition of the Brandeis Brief features a compilation of the month’s best blog entries, more »

David Hirsh on the English Academic Anti-Semitism Case, Fraser vs. UCU

David Hirsh, the English sociologist, has just circulated a “preliminary response” to the UK Employment Tribunal’s controversial decision in the academic anti-Semitism case, Fraser vs. UCU.  Hirsh’s piece was initially posted to the Engage website, an important English online journal more »