Research : Fact Sheets and Guides  

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.

Student Chapter Fact Sheet

In a major new initiative, LDB has formed a network of chapters for students at select law schools throughout the United States. These chapters are fostering a new generation of leaders who share LDB’s mission.

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The Louis D. Brandeis Center FAQs About Defining Anti-Semitism

This fact sheet offers insight on the importance of defining anti-Semitism, highlights previous efforts to define anti-Semitism, and provides guidance on what further steps are needed in order to adopt a uniform definition of anti-Semitism in the United States today.

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Fact Sheet on the Elements of Anti-Semitic Discourse

Government officials, university administrators and academic faculty often need resources for identifying anti-Semitic discourse that can supplement existing definitions such as the U.S. Department of State definition and the International Working Definition. This Fact Sheet meets that need by highlighting some of the most common motifs in anti-Semitic discourse. The following inter-related tropes and memes ,intended to be illustrative rather than exhaustive, have long been markers for anti-Semitism

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Law Student Chapter Fact Sheet

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.

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Title VI Fact Sheet

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.

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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.

Kenneth L. Marcus

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Research Articles
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Over 50% of Jewish American college students report that they experienced or witnessed anti-Semitism on their campuses during the 2013-2014 academic year. 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 U.S. Department of State definition of anti-Semitism. .
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Advisory Board Spotlight

Professor Oren Gross
Professor Oren Gross is the Irving Younger Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. He was a member of the faculty of the Tel Aviv University Law School in Israel from 1996 to 2002.
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