ISGAP is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for our Research Fellowship Programme, in critical contemporary antisemitism studies. Scholars, senior or junior, with a research interest in the interdisciplinary study of contemporary antisemitism, and related fields of racism, gender, nationalism, xenophobia, extremism, and extremist social movements, as well as social and cultural […]
Sam Sokol is a Jerusalem-based Journalist Specializing in Jewish Diaspora Affairs. Click here to view the full announcement.
On April 20th, Yehudit Barsky, an ISGAP Research Fellow and Author, spoke at Columbia Law School. She lectured on a recent report she published at the Community Security Service (CSS) entitled, Terrorist Incidents and Attacks Against Jews and Israelis in the United States, 1969-2016. Violence Against Jews in the United States: A Historical Perspective and Analysis […]
Combating Islamist ideology and understanding the Islamism-Antisemitism nexus will be key in the battle against terrorism and antisemitism A review of terrorist acts over the last 15 years shows a sharp rise of Islamist terrorism– that is, terrorist acts justified by an Islamist-Jihadist ideology, the perpetrators’ interpretation of “true” Islam. Most indications suggest that Jihadist […]
It’s back. Every year at this time, some extreme anti-Israel activists invoke the worst terms of abuse they can think of to try to stigmatize the Jewish state. Jewish students on college campuses around the world call it “Hate Week”—for good reason. They feel the sting of potent antisemitic imagery on public display, aggressively deployed […]
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.
By: Dr. Joel Kotek, ISGAP Research Fellow Focusing on the Belgian francophone media’s coverage of the 2014 Gaza conflict, this paper traces the specific ways in which news reporting on the Middle East manifests an inherently anti-Israel bias that draws upon a Western tradition of antisemitic figures and motifs. The Belgian media’s systematically negative predisposition […]
How Not to Grieve for Victims of Terrorism: Judith Butler’s Hypocritical Response to the Paris Attackshttps://isgap.org/flashpoint/how-not-to-grieve-for-victims-of-terrorism-judith-butlers-hypocritical-response-to-the-paris-attacks/
Three days after the obscene terror attacks of November 13, 2015, in Paris, Judith Butler—a leading BDS philosopher, who has called for an end to Jewish sovereignty and self-determination in Israel—had this to say. Quit whining, Paris. It’s not all just about you. Consider the Palestinians. I am paraphrasing, of course. Here are Butler’s original […]
(English translation) For several years within the contentious field of antisemitism, we have seen a routine emerge of obscene words, selective outrage and blatant antisemitic assaults. But this violence forms part of a more general pattern, starting from the time of the second Intifada (2000) when anti-Jewish violence swept almost simultaneously across France and throughout […]
By Yehudit Barsky – Three recent European terror attacks signal an alarming shift in the methods of foreign fighter training and indoctrination. They represent a third wave of terrorist preparation and call for new methods for dealing with them.