The Louis D. Brandeis Center announces Irwin Cotler as keynote speaker at its Fifth Annual National Law Student Leadership Conference
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday, October 19th, the Bulgarian government announced that it had adopted the working definition of anti-Semitism used by the International Alliance for Holocaust Remembrance (IHRA). In 2016, the 31 member states of the IHRA adopted their definition after a unanimous vote at a plenary session in Bucharest City. The IHRA was the first international body to formally adopt such a…
On October 13th, 2017 the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) announced that it had become the first national student union to officially pass a resolution denouncing BDS. The ÖH also passed a version of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism.
On Wednesday, September 20th, the German Cabinet announced that it had unanimously adopted the working definition of anti-Semitism used by the International Alliance for Holocaust Remembrance (IHRA). In 2016, the 31 member states of the IHRA adopted their definition after a unanimous vote at a plenary session in Bucharest City.
The new Chair of the Associated Students of Madison (ASM), the student government body at the University of Wisconsin – Madison (UW), formally apologized to the UW Jewish community for her actions last April.