Tag: United States

American Antisemitism: A Historical, Political, and Psychological Analysis

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Antisemitism has a long history in American politics. For centuries, politicians and propagandists on the left and the right have used Jew-hatred as a mobilizing tool to stoke fear of “the other,” as well as to find a convenient scapegoat on which to blame social, political, and economic problems. While Jews have experienced discrimination in […]

The Mainstreaming of American Antisemitism: The Defeat of an Ideal

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“The Mainstreaming of American Antisemitism: The Defeat of an Ideal” The “Intersectionality” of Antisemitism International Seminar Series Dr. R. Amy Elman, Weber Professor in Social Science, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, US Convener: Professor David Patterson Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Time

An Examination of American Culture and the Declining Jewish Influence on It

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“An Examination of American Culture and the Declining Jewish Influence on It” Professor Thane Rosenbaum, Distinguished University Professor, Touro College, New York, US Convener: Max Horder Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Time

How Jewish Voice for Peace Gives Cover to the Anti-Zionist Movement in the United States

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01 Nov., “How Jewish Voice for Peace Gives Cover to the Anti-Zionist Movement in the United States” Professor Miriam Elman, Executive Director of The Academic Engagement Network; Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, United States Date: Monday, November 1, 2021 Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Time

How Jewish Voice for Peace Gives Cover to the Anti-Zionist Movement in the United States

https://isgap.org/event/2021/09/how-jewish-voice-for-peace-gives-cover-to-the-anti-zionist-movement-in-the-united-states/

1 Nov., “How Jewish Voice for Peace Gives Cover to the Anti-Zionist Movement in the United States” Professor Miriam Elman, Executive Director of The Academic Engagement Network and Political Science Professor, Syracuse University, Syracuse, United States Historical Tropes in Contemporary Antisemitism International Seminar Series Date: Monday, November 1, 2021  Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Time Click here to register […]

Tracing the Trope of Redemptive Antisemitism

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18 Oct., “Tracing the Trope of Redemptive Antisemitism” Professor David Patterson, Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, United States Historical Tropes in Contemporary Antisemitism International Seminar Series Date: Monday, October 18, 2021  Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Time Click here to register for this webinar Join ISGAP’s International Seminar Series titled, Historical Tropes in Contemporary […]

“If Israel is an Apartheid State, and American Jews are White Elitists, What Next? Globalization and the Structural Implications for Increasing Antisemitism”

https://isgap.org/media/2021/06/if-israel-is-an-apartheid-state-and-american-jews-are-white-elitists-what-next-globalization-and-the-structural-implications-for-increasing-antisemitism/

3 Jun., “If Israel is an Apartheid State, and American Jews are White Elitists, What Next? Globalization and the Structural Implications for Increasing Antisemitism” Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021

ISGAP DRC Course on Making Sense of BDS, Benjamin Weinthal

https://isgap.org/post/2021/03/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?

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            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

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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 […]