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ISGAP Flashpoint

The Illusion and Elusiveness of Whiteness: Between Politics and Polemics

The tenor of “identity politics and polemics” has lost listeners even as the tone of debates has intensified: there is a dialectic of tuning in and out of conversations about whether Jews who look white are, in fact, White? The argument, which gained media traction over the last twenty years – a relatively short period of time for some, but a lifetime for millennials – latched on to the phrase “white Jews” set in juxtaposition to “Jews of color” and “Black Jews.” These expressions may have insinuated themselves into the Jewish forum, but they foolishly ignore Jewish and general history. Too many Jews overlook the significance of scientific racism in Nazi ideology and among white supremacists as well as the simple fact that in all racist societies, ancestry always trumps appearance.

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Fighting for Jewish Restitution While Combating Antisemitism

We need to fight for the restitution of Jewish property as if there is no antisemitism and combat antisemitism as if there is no fight for Jewish restitution. Some say that fighting for the restitution of Jewish property, estimated at tens of billions of dollars, will contribute to the rise of antisemitism. However, according to research conducted at Hebrew University, it is not clear why or when antisemitism increases.

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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. 

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Media reports on International Muslim World League Conference in Manhattan, New York, featuring Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP

The Times of Israel Staff: https://www.timesofisrael.com/saudi-cleric-calls-for-interfaith-peace-delegation-to-jerusalem/ Saudi cleric calls for Muslim-Christian-Jewish peace delegation to Jerusalem. In highly unusual plea, Mohammed al-Issa, an ally of the kingdom’s reformist crown prince, says mission could help ‘provide fertile ground to find solutions’ Eye News Portal: https://al-ain.com/article/culturalcommunication-islam-incitement (Arabic) Dr. Charles Asher Small stated that reactionary forces use antisemitism to incite […]

Book Review - The First Shall Be the Last: Rethinking Antisemitism

Book review by Roman Katsman, Full Professor at the Department of Literature of the Jewish People in Bar Ilan University, Israel. Adam Katz and Eric Gans, The First Shall Be the Last: Rethinking Antisemitism. An Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy Publication. This book by Adam Katz and Eric Gans makes a significant […]

NEW ISGAP PUBLICATION, FIAMMA NIRENSTEIN "THE CALIPH AND THE AYATOLLAH: OUR WORLD UNDER SIEGE"

Why are Sunnis and Shiites fighting each other if both are Muslim? Can Europe rely on Iran, which is pursuing an atomic bomb? Is the West aware of the dangers it faces between the violent fanaticism of the caliph and the disguised expansionism of the ayatollah? Above all, will it be able to defend itself? […]

OSCE CONFERENCE ON THE RESPONSIBILITY OF STATES, INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ANTISEMITISM

ISGAP Executive Director Charles Asher Small addressed the conference, organized under the auspices of the Government of Italy, which took place in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. He was also part of a delegation that met with Pope Francis at the Vatican.  Click here to view Dr. Small’s lecture.

The Antisemitism Measurement Project: Integration Through Collaboration

The Antisemitism Measurement Project: Integration Through Collaboration Panel as a part of the 6th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 21, 2018 International Convention Center, Jerusalem, Israel Chair Charles Asher Small, [email protected] , Executive Director, ISGAP Panelists Steven W. Popper, [email protected] , Senior Fellow, Jewish People Policy Institute Dan Shalmon, [email protected] , Cline […]
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