The Louis D. Brandeis Center announces Irwin Cotler as keynote speaker at its Fifth Annual National Law Student Leadership Conference
The Brandeis Center has announced its fifth annual National Law Student Leadership Conference. The conference will take place in Washington, D.C. on February 25th and February 26th.
Anti-BDS legislation has gained traction in both Congress and state legislatures over recent years, and, thus far, nearly half of U.S. states have passed anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel) legislation. Some have suggested that these bills conflict with the First Amendment’s right to free speech, and, perhaps most prominently, the American Civil Liberties…
On December 14th, the National Union of Students recognized the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of anti-Semitism. This adoption was part of a resolution, proposed by the Australasian Union of Jewish Students.
Below is a call for papers from for an international conference: Entangled Others – Other Entanglements: Critical Perspectives on the Relationship of Racism and Antisemitism taking place in Berlin, June 24-26, 2019.
A leaked document from a confidential neo-Nazi online chat room, written by Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin, presents stylistic tips to would-be alt-Right Nazi writers, including examples like: “[a]s Hitler says…all enemies should be combined into one enemy, which is the Jews.”
On December 13th, 2017, Bal Harbour, a municipality in South Florida, became the first government body in the United States to adopt a definition of anti-Semitism into their laws.
Brandeis Center President and General Counsel, Kenneth L. Marcus, has been nominated for the role of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education. On December 5, Mr. Marcus appeared in front of the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) for a hearing on his nomination. In his opening statement to the Committee,…
The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy is currently seeking applicants for a workshop-based curriculum development program in anti-Semitism studies.
Earlier this month, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) released their annual report on anti-Semitism in the nations of the European Union, “Antisemitism – Overview of data available in the European Union 2006–2016.” The report shows increases and decreases in anti-Semitic incidents in various European nations.