Category: Highlights

Professor William Kolbrener Joins ISGAP as the Director of Academic Development

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William Kolbrener joins the ISGAP team as Director of Academic Development. Kolbrener is professor of English Literature at Bar Ilan University in Israel. Trained at Columbia and Oxford universities, Kolbrener has written scholarly books on the author of Paradise Lost, John Milton, the 18th century proto-feminist, Mary Astell, and Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik. He has also written extensively on the genealogy of antisemitism in […]

ISGAP Newsletter – A Year in Review

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ISGAP is pleased to update its supporters and friends on our recent activities and accomplishments.  Engaging in high calibre scholarship, ISGAP remains committed to combatting, mapping, and decoding contemporary antisemitism by empowering a network of intellectuals on the battlefield of ideas. ISGAP scholars are teaching how best to understand and tackle antisemitism in communities and […]

Dr. Charles Asher Small Discusses the Importance of the IHRA definition for the Jerusalem Post

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ISGAP is amongst the 180 organisations who have signed the #adoptihra petition for Twitter to adopt the Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. In an interview for the Jerusalem Post, ISGAP Founder and Executive Director Dr. Charles Asher Small discusses the importance of the letter: “The IHRA definition was one of the first definitions that […]

Explanations of Racism and Antisemitism in Global White Supremacist Thought – Occasional Paper Series

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Dr. Lev Topor, ISGAP Visiting Scholar in Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights at the Woolf Institute. Lev Topor is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Cyber Law and Policy (CCLP) in the University of Haifa and a visiting Research Fellow at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem (Summer 2022).   Click to read […]

Book Launch Event: Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews: Antisemitism, Propaganda, and the Displacement of Ukrainian Jewry – Revised and Expanded Edition

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Based on journalist Sam Sokol’s on-the-ground reporting during the first years of the Donbas War, Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews chronicles the collapse of Jewish life in the regions of eastern Ukraine occupied by Russian-backed separatist militias in 2014. Told through the eyes of refugees, politicians, soldiers, and aid workers, it is a rich account of […]

Watch the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development Video Highlights

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Watch the video highlights from the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute in Critical Antisemitism Studies, Pembroke College, Oxford. The two-week Summer Institute, held from 7 – 19 August 2022, is dedicated to developing critical contemporary antisemitism studies as a recognized academic discipline. Click below to watch: To watch the Day One Video Highlights Click Here To watch […]

Watch ISGAP Director Discuss University Antisemitism at Oxbridge

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Watch Dr. Charles Asher Small, Founder and Executive Director, ISGAP; Director, ISGAP-Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Cambridge, U.K. at the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Conference: Global Antisemitism, A Crisis of Modernity Revisited.

Apply Today: ISGAP-Woolf Fellowship Training Programme in Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies at the Woolf Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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ISGAP–Woolf Fellowship Training Programme in Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies at the Woolf Institute in Cambridge, U.K. Two Research Fellowship placements are available for early career and postdoctoral scholars (exceptional advanced doctorate students will be considered) with expertise in the interdisciplinary study of contemporary antisemitism. Under the direction of Dr. Charles Asher Small, Founder and Executive Director, ISGAP; Director, ISGAP–Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme […]

From Farrakhan to Kanye: Sowing the Seeds of Hate

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Kanye’s recent “Def Con” 3 declaration and ideas of replacement ideology, against the Jewish People did not come out of nowhere. Watch how Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam’s ‘replacement theory’ – ‘Black Americans are the REAL Jews’ – has become a staple of Hip-Hop culture. Led by Jay Z and a surprising array […]

Watch ISGAP Director at Oxford-Cambridge Discuss University Antisemitism

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Watch Dr. Charles Asher Small, Founder and Executive Director, ISGAP; Director, ISGAP-Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Cambridge, U.K. at the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Conference: Global Antisemitism, A Crisis of Modernity Revisited.