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 last few weeks have seen state-wide anti-BDS victories in Kansas, Nevada, and North Carolina.
Today, the Brandeis Center wrote to University of Wisconsin – Madison (“UW”) Chancellor Rebecca Blank, applauding her administration for castigating the Associated Students of Madison’s controversial April 26, 2017 Student Council (“ASM”) divestment measure, and urging further action from her administration.
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The Journal of Contemporary Anti-Semitism (JCA) has issued a Call for Papers for their upcoming Special Issue “Postcolonialism and Anti-Semtism” of the JCA, Vol. 1, No.2 (Spring 2018). Papers are to be submitted by July 31, 2017. The Journal of Contemporary Anti-Semitism is exclusively dedicated to the analysis of anti-Semitism and aims to cover all forms of anti-Semitism found in our contemporary world. Any inquiries may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
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. In regards to the passage of this measure, Charles Kaufman, chair of B’nai B’right’s International…
The Brandeis Center received this notice from colleagues at The Pears Institute and London. The Pears Institute will be holding an international conference on Zionism and Anti-Semitism from May24 – 26.
Key note speakers: Derek Penslar, Harvard University and Bashir Bashir, Open University, Israel and The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
Date: 24 – 26 May 2017
Academic delegate fee – £100.00
Birkbeck staff – £50.00
Postgraduate student/Early career fellow – £35.00 Click here to register.
This three day international conference brings together more than 35 scholars from institutions in eight countries, from different disciplines and with diverse perspectives, to examine the interaction between Zionism and antisemitism as it has developed from the nineteenth century through to the present day.