Tag: social justice

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Legacy Lost?


            Each year, on the third Monday of January, Americans celebrate the life and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  It is a day of remembrance and observance, of zakhor and shamor, as it is written in the Hebrew Scriptures that he so frequently invoked.  These are very powerful words.  Zakhor is far more […]

Professor Sunni Ali, When Hip-Hop Exercises Antisemitism, 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor Sunni Ali, Assistant Professor of Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies, Northeastern Illinois University “When Hip-Hop Exercises Antisemitism” Jewish archetypes and tropes resonate with some hip-hop artists that allege Jews are the masters of manipulating capitalism, the music-and-movie industry, and the legal system. Many of these artists rely on false-and-deadly information from the Protocols of […]

Professor Sylvia Barack Fishman and Dr. Joel Finkelstein: 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor Sylvia Barack Fishman, Emerita Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department, Brandeis University “Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Contemporary Social Movements” A discussion of the ways in which antisemitic and anti-Zionist assertions promulgated by some contemporary social movements and organizations illustrate the triumph of alternative narratives over historical fact. Some claim […]

Antisemitism and the Hijacking of Black Lives Matter – Watch the Video


Click here to watch the video. ISGAP supports the struggle against systemic racism and a more inclusive democratic society. Keep our eyes on the prize. Antisemitism and the Hijacking of Black Lives Matter

Social Justice, Human Rights, Cosmopolitanism and their Enemies – Jewishness and the Jewish State


May 27, “Social Justice, Human Rights, Cosmopolitanism and their Enemies – Jewishness and the Jewish State” Dr. Eli Vinokur, Gordon College of Education and the School of Tourism at the University of Haifa Chair Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford Zoom Webinar Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020