Tag: United States

ISGAP DRC Course on Making Sense of BDS, Benjamin Weinthal


Course Instructor Benjamin Weinthal, Award-Winning European Affairs Correspondent, Jerusalem Post, and Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Making Sense of BDS on both sides of the Atlantic, will cover the rise of the anti-Israel boycott campaign among politicians, on college campuses, and within NGOs. An examination of BDS-animated antisemitism with respect to the support it receives […]

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 […]

Human Rights Activist, Former Political Prisoner and Chair of ISGAP, Natan Sharansky, Makes the Case for U.S. Support of Jimmy Lai and Hong Kong’s Democracy Advocates


In an opinion piece for The Washington Post titled, “Why Jimmy Lai and Hong Kong’s democracy advocates need Biden’s public support right now”, leading human rights activist and former political prisoner, Natan Sharansky reflects upon his own captivity and urges the incoming Joe Biden Administration and the United States Congress to take stronger action in […]

No Strings Attached: Tracing Foreign Influence in Higher Education


Oct. 20, “No Strings Attached: Tracing Foreign Influence in Higher Education” U.S. Department of Education Panel Opening and closing keynotes from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Under Secretary of State Keith Krach. “Influence of Foreign Funding on Educational Institutions” Dr. Charles A. Small, Executive Director, Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy; […]

Anti-Israel Claims of Ethnic Cleansing Have No Place in a Student Paper – or Anywhere


Last week Columbia University’s students passed a referendum that recommends that the university divests from all financial activities with Israel. According to the student group Columbia University Apartheid Divest (CUAD), this student led directive falls under the United Nations International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid. Jennifer Roskies, in this […]

Never Alone: Prison, Politics and my People


September 24, “Never Alone: Prison, Politics and my People” Natan Sharansky, Chair, ISGAP; 2020 Genesis Prize Laureate Professor Gil Troy, Professor of History, McGill University Chair Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford Zoom Webinar Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 Time: 8:00 AM Los Angeles Time – 11:00 AM New […]

ISGAP Suspends All Operations for 48 Hours in Solidarity with the African American Community


ISGAP Statement The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) is an international academic institute dedicated to scholarly research into the origins, processes, and manifestations of global antisemitism and of other forms of prejudice, including racism. Given recent manifestations of racism and police brutality, as well as growing antisemitism, racism and xenophobia […]

Iran, the US and Israel: “Maximum Pressure” versus “Maximum Resistance”


Jun. 29, “Iran, the US and Israel: ‘Maximum Pressure’ versus ‘Maximum Resistance’” Professor David Menashri, Professor Emeritus Tel Aviv University (TAU), Founding Director of the Alliance Center for Iranian Studies at TAU and Senior Researcher at the Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies Chair Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, […]

Corona and the Jews


Jun. 22, “Corona and the Jews”   Professor Yossi Shain, Romulo Betancourt Professor of Political Science, Head of the Aba Eben Program of Diplomacy and Co-Chair of the MA Program in Political Leadership, Tel Aviv University; Full Professor of Comparative Government and Diaspora Politics, Georgetown University   Chair Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; […]

The Festering Wound: Racism in the United States, where do we go from here


June 4, “The Festering Wound: Racism in the United States, where do we go from here?” Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford Dr. Sunni Ali, Northeastern Illinois University Dr. Harold V. Bennett, Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Morehouse College Professor Ansel Brown, Visiting Assistant Professor, North Carolina […]