Tag: American Antisemitism

Professor Sylvia Barack Fishman Interview – Oxford 2019


Professor Sylvia Barack Fishman Emerita Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department, Brandeis University ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute 2019 St. John’s College Oxford University July 7-19, 2019

We Find Ourselves in a New Kind of Egypt – How do we Leave it?


The Jews and Israel are surrounded by verbal, written and violently genocidal enemies. Who is our Moses, our Aaron, our Miriam?  Who has God appointed to lead us to safety?   We find ourselves in a new kind of Egypt—one in which the Jews and Israel are surrounded and inundated 24/7 by thousands of accusations, […]

L’antisionisme est Totalement Banalisé dans les Campus Américains


Polarisation extrême de la société, ravages du politiquement correct, antisionisme virulent… le massacre antisémite du 27 octobre qui a eu lieu dans l’Etat de Pennsylvanie révèle une profonde crise morale. Etretien ave l’écrivain et essayiste d’origine américaine Nidra Poller. Karen Benchetrit. L’attentat qui a tué onze personnes dans la synagogue de Pittsburgh a fait resurgir la […]

Campus Antisemitism and Pseudo-Intellectual Complicity


In recent decades, academics promoting pseudo intellectual studies have sought to advance the notion that antisemitism in the contemporary context, and specifically on college and university campuses, is a mere illusion, created by a group of alarmists,”[1] attempting to exaggerate the severity of threats against the Jewish community. Recently, this phenomenon received attention when the […]

Professor Yossi Shain, “The Reaction of Different Sectors of the Jewish Community to the Rise of Antisemitism in the United States”


Professor Yossi Shain – Comparative Government and Diaspora Politics, Georgetown University Political Science and Director, Tel Aviv University School of Political Science, Government and International Affairs “The Reaction of Different Sectors of the Jewish Community to the Rise of Antisemitism in the United States” ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute 2017 St. John’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom Thursday, […]

Violence Against Jews in the United States: A Historical Perspective and Analysis


Apr. 20, “Violence Against Jews in the United States: A Historical Perspective and Analysis” Yehudit Barsky, ISGAP Research Fellow and Author; Location: Columbia University, William and June Warren Hall, WJ Basement 107 1125 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 Time 6:00 P.M.

The 2017 State of Antisemitism Address – “New Trends in the USA and Around the World”


Mar. 19, The 2017 State of Antisemitism Address – “New Trends in the USA and Around the World” Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; The Marilyn Svach Memorial Lecture. Location: Temple Sinai, 208 Summit Avenue, Summit NJ 07901 Time: 1:45PM – 3:00PM This program is made possible by Stephanie Tishler and David Svach in […]

Deconstructing the De-legitimization of Israel: A Sociological Perspective


The new antisemitism is no doubt subtler and more hegemonic than ever before. It is not founded on direct delirious antisemitic attacks, but on intellectual constructions. Its agents are neither violent para-military groups nor monstrous like skin-heads or white supremacists. The target is not Jews per se in the way classic antisemitism has done it. […]

2016: The Year America Noticed Antisemitism


Slandering Trump The 2016 election was notable in more than a few ways. One of them was a heightened focus on the troubling rise of antisemitism in the United States—a phenomenon that has been evident throughout the Western world for at least the entirety of the twenty-first century. In 2016, however, the antisemites opened a […]

Antisemitism, Anti-Zionism, Jewish students and failed policies


A new article at The Washington Post by Molly Harris claims that liberal Jewish students are being “actively excluded” from social justice organizations.  Jewish college students will find that those active in BDS are also active in other left-wing groups and “as a Zionist this can be extremely disheartening.”  Her article goes to the heart […]