Research : Research Articles  
 

LDB authors are active in a wide range of research publication. These articles are some of the most recent contributions in areas relevant to LDB's mission.

Another Milestone For the Mainstreaming of Anti Semitism : The New American Foundation and Max Blumenthal's Goliath

This paper argues that, by providing a platform to Max Blumenthal for the promotion of his book Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, the New America Foundation (NAF) bestowed legitimacy on a book that is, in effect, antisemitic because its author intended to convince readers that Israel should be equated with Nazi Germany.


Petra Marquardt-Bigman

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Antisemitism and the Campus Left

LDB Advisor Richard Cravatts (Simmons College) has published an important new article on "Antisemitism and the Campus Left" in the new 2012 Special Issue of the Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, edited by LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus Cravatts demonstrates how the anti-Israel bias of some progressive intellectuals crosses the line into anti-Semitism.

Richard Cravatts

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Antisemitism Worldwide 2011 General Analysis

The Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University's authoritative annual analysis, Antisemitism Worldwide, demonstrates escalating global anti-Semitism in 2011 but a decrease in major violent incidents. LDB Advisor Dina Porat (Tel Aviv), who heads the Kantor Center, oversees this research.
Dina Porat

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A Blind Eye to Campus Anti-Semitism?

Commentary Magazine, 2010
Kenneth L. Marcus

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LDB Challenges Traditional Ideas About Religious Freedom

LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus argues that America’s traditional form of religious freedom does not protect all Americans equally. Marcus delivered this research in Jerusalem on May 16 at the Israel Democracy Institute’s (IDI) International Conference on the Role of Religion in Human Rights Discourse.
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Law Review Article on “Accusation in a Mirror”

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2012
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Bullying as a Civil Rights Violation: The U.S. Department of Education's Approach to Harassment

Engage, The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups, Volume 12, Issue 2, August-September, 2011
Kenneth L. Marcus

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The New OCR Antisemitism Policy

Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2010
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Whitewashing Antisemitism at the University of California-Irvine

Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2010
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Iran's Nuclear Anti-Zionism is Genocidal, not Political

InFocus, Winter 2009
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Jurisprudence of the New Anti-Semitism

Wake Forest Law Review, Summer 2009
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Privileging and Protecting Schoolhouse Religion

Journal of Law and Education, October 2008
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Higher Education, Harassment, and First Amendment Opportunism

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, April 2008
Kenneth L. Marcus

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The Second Mutation: Israel and Political Anti-Semitism

InFocus, Spring 2008
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Anti-Zionism as Racism: Campus Anti-Semitism and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, February 2007
Kenneth L. Marcus

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The Most Important Right We Think We Have But Don't: Freedom From Religious Discrimination in Education

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 7, 2006
Kenneth L. Marcus

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Anti-Israel Sentiment Predicts Anti-Semitism in Europe

JOURNAL OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION, Vol. 50 No. 4, August 2006
Charles Small and Edward Kaplan

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  “Although much work still needs to be done, there is no doubt that Marcus’s campaign struck a significant chord that consequently allowed groups such as the Zionist Organization of America to file a complaint against the University of California, Irvine (UCI) on grounds of anti-Semitic harassment”
 
 
Asaf Romirowsky, Middle East Forum, in Jewish Political Studies Review (Spring 2011)
 
 
 
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Campus Anti-Semitism
Over 40% of Jewish American college students report that they have experienced or are aware of anti-Semitism on their campuses. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has announced that campus anti-Semitism “is a serious problem which warrants further attention.” Campus anti-Semitism can include subjecting Jewish students to different treatment, harassment, violence or a hostile environment. In some cases, campus anti-Semitism is related to anti-Israel sentiment. In other cases, it is not. For most purposes, we define anti-Semitism according to the EUMC Working Definition of Anti-Semitism, as endorsed by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and U.S. Department of State.
 
 
 
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Gregory H. Stanton
Professor Stanton has received degrees from Oberlin College, Harvard Divinity School, Yale Law School and a masters and doctorate in cultural anthropology from the University of Chicago. He was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2001-2002).
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