LDB is pleased to share ISGAP’s (Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy) 2016 International Seminar Series, entitled “Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective.” Please find the Fall schedule below. ISGAP’s seminars are open to students, faculty and the general public. For more information, contact Ira Guberman at 212-230-1840 or

Columbia University
Location: William and June Warren Hall WJ 103, Law School
1125 Amsterdam Ave., New York
Wednesday, October 26 at 6:00 PM
Professor Katya Gibel Mevorach, Chair of Department of Anthropology and American Studies, Grinnell College;
“Bloodless Racism: Anti-Semitism/Antisemitism and Campus Politics”
Wednesday, November 30 at 6:00 PM

Professor Stephen E. Sussman, Associate Professor of Public Administration, Barry University/PACE;
“Antisemitism on University Campuses, through the Lense of the BDS Movement”
McGill University
Location: Leacock Building, Room 738
855 Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal
Thursday, October 27 at 6:00 PM

Professor David Patterson, Hillel Feinberg Chair in Holocaust Studies, University of Texas at Dallas;
“Understanding Antisemitism: A Comparative Analysis of National Socialist and Islamic Jihadist Jew Hatred”
Thursday, December 1 at 6:00 PM

Professor Sharon Portnoff, Elie Wiesel Associate Professor in Judaic Studies and Religious Studies at Connecticut College;
“Emil Fackenheim’s Quasi-Historicism: The Problem of Hitler’s Posthumous Victories”
ISGAP Center
Location: 165 East 56th Street, New York
Wednesday, November 2 at 6:00 PM

Professor David Menashri, Tel Aviv University;
“Iran, Israel and the Jews: Why the Obsession?”
Wednesday, November 9 at 6:00 PM
Convener: Barbara Wind, Director of the Holocaust Council and the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey;
Film screening in commemoration of Kristallnach
Unconquered Souls, directed by Joe Schreiber
American College of Greece, Athens
Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 PM, Pierce Ampitheater

Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP;
“Business as Usual: The West’s Acquiescence to Radical Islamism, the Iranian Regime, and the Threat it poses to Democratic Principles and Human Rights”
Thursday, December 1 at 7:00 PM, Upper Level Library

Dr. Matthias Küentzel,
Hamburg Technical College Research Associate;
“Hitler’s Legacy: Antisemitism in the Middle East”
Please see below for details

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