LDB aut hors 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.
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.
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
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
Best Practices Guide for Combating Campus Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism
In recent years, university administrators have had to face a number of anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli disruptions on their campuses. The following best practices are intended to help administrators address campus anti-Semitism and discrimination on the basis of Israeli national origin.
Short Guide to the Law Against Campus Anti-Semitism
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in federally assisted programs and activities, including nearly all public and private colleges and universities, on the basis of race, color, or national origin. When discrimination occurs, the university must promptly and adequately respond.
LDB is committed to combating anti-Semitism on college and university campuses across the nation. In a major new initiative, LDB is launching a nationwide network of inaugural chapters for students at select law schools throughout the United States.
“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)
If you are concerned about anti-Semitism on your campus, or if you seek advice about best practices, contact us.
Nathan Lewin, Esq. Nathan Lewin is a cofounder and partner in Lewin & Lewin, LLP, where he engages in trial and appellate litigation in federal and state courts. Mr. Lewin has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since its first editions and was included in "Washington's Best 75 Lawyers" in the April 2002 Washingtonian magazine.