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ISGAP Flashpoint

Antisemitism and anti-Zionism: Same Idea, New Cloak

Yet, a deeper analysis of the similarities and the differences between antisemitism and Anti-Zionism requires thorough understanding of the broad perspective and context of the effort to delegitimize the existence of the nation state of the Jewish people in its ancestral homeland, which is the purpose and the realization of Zionism. The complex DNA and the ideological and political substructure of this delegitimization campaign, one of whose expressions is the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement, is constituted on the one hand in the Palestinian leadership’s 100 year old terror and ideological warfare against Zionism and its realization in the state of Israel and on the other hand in the extreme radical thinking and the ongoing antisemitic feelings in certain radical groups in the West.  

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Colombia Unbecoming: Hate Week Comes to Latin America

What is known in English as Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) has made it to Colombia in the form of the Semana contra el Apartheid Israelí. The “week” consisted of a 4 hour session on April, Friday 22, at a public university in Bogotá, featuring Palestinian, South African, Brazilian and Colombian speakers, and a 4 hour cultural event the next day, featuring music and poetry. In continental terms, it was preceded by the launch of a BDS campaign in Chile at the Universidad de Chile, which included five days of sessions and meetings (April 11-15).

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Seminar Series
Seminar Series

The ISGAP Seminar Series, “Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective,” explores antisemitism in various regional contexts, using an array of approaches within a comprehensive, interdisciplinary framework. In this series, eminent scholars and researchers are invited to present the results of their research in an informal scholarly setting.

Publications
Publications

ISGAP Research Papers reflect the broad range of academic activities associated with ISGAP, its faculty, and scholars associated with our mandate. ISGAP Books includes several volumes containing a selection of papers published by the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism, including several presented at the “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” conference organized by YIISA/ISGAP at Yale University in August 2010.

Summer Institute
Summer Institute

The ISGAP Summer Institute is a two week intensive, workshop-based program aimed at developing curricula for courses on antisemitism. The institute is held at Hertford College, University of Oxford. Under the guidance of leading international scholars, participants will develop syllabi for courses in the critical interdisciplinary study of antisemitism. After completing the program, participants will teach these courses at their home institutions. 

Latest from ISGAP

Dr. Small & Pope Francis

The Johnny Appleseed of Judeophobia studies - Jerusalem Post Feature

Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director of ISGAP, has been actively combatting antisemitism across the globe. His many exploits were recently documented in the Jerusalem Post. Click here to read the article.
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Executive Director of ISGAP Conducts Q&A with The Jewish Week

Dr. Charles Asher Small addressed the dangerous rise of antisemitism in Europe during his interview with The Jewish Week. Click here to read the article.
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Dr. Glen Feder, Director of ISGAP France, i24 News Interview

Dr. Glen Feder, Director of ISGAP France and Senior Research Fellow, sat down with i24 News to discuss the connection between increasing emigration to Israel and antisemitism. Interview in French.  Click here to watch. 
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Executive Director, Dr. Charles Small's Radio Interview

ISGAP’s Executive Director, Dr. Charles Asher Small sat with Dr. Luis Fleischman, Vice President for Jewish Community Relations Council at the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, Florida and the host of “The Power of Gentle Talk” to discuss antisemitism, Islamism, and the BDS Movement.  Click here to watch the video.
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ISGAP Featured in Jerusalem Post Article

ISGAP’s Executive Director and other Senior members of ISGAP spoke at the Israeli Knesset on December 29th, read The Jerusalem Post’s coverage of the event. Click here to read the article. 
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