The United States was once the Golden Land where Jews could escape centuries of persecution. However, recent events suggest not only that this dream has not been realized but that general socioeconomic, political, and cultural trends are moving in the opposite direction. ISGAP’s forthcoming publication, Poisoning the Wells: Antisemitism in Contemporary America, provides a detailed analysis of contemporary antisemitism, […]
19 May, “ISGAP Symposium on The Origins and Manifestations of Antisemitism from North Africa – Session One” Professor Yassin Abdel Aziz, University Ibnou Zohr, Morocco Ahmed Assid, Philosopher and Political Activist, Royal Institute of Amazigh Culture, Morocco Mohamed Abdelwahab al-Rafiqi, Ex-Salafist turned Social Activist against Extremism, Morocco Professor Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, Department of Middle Eastern and African History, […]
Groundbreaking Symposium on the Origins and Manifestations of Antisemitism from North Africa – Day Twohttps://isgap.org/post/2021/03/groundbreaking-symposium-on-the-origins-and-manifestations-of-antisemitism-from-north-africa-day-two/
26 May, “ISGAP Symposium on The Origins and Manifestations of Antisemitism from North Africa – Session Two” Dr. Georges Bensoussan, Historian and Editor-In-Chief, Revue d’histoire de la Shoah, France Professor Tewfic Aclimandos, Department of International Relations, Collège de France; Visiting Professor, Cairo University; France Dr. Joël Kotek, Free University of Brussels and the Institut d’Etudes […]
Read ISGAP’s Chair and Human Rights Activist, Natan Sharansky op-ed in The Washington Post: The Sakharov Centenary arrives with an Urgently Needed Message About Freedomhttps://isgap.org/post/2021/01/read-isgaps-chair-and-human-rights-activist-natan-sharansky-op-ed-on-the-washington-postthe-sakharov-centenary-arrives-with-an-urgently-needed-message-about-freedom/
19 May 2021 – The Washington Post Natan Sharansky, Chair of ISGAP, former political prisoner, and human rights activist, discusses Andrei Sakharov’s seminal essay challenging totalitarianism. Sharansky reflects upon his own life and the challenges to freedom in modern democracies. To read the full story, click here.
Read ISGAP’s Chair and Human Rights Activist, Natan Sharansky, discuss COVID-19, Antisemitism and more in Israel Hayomhttps://isgap.org/post/2021/01/read-isgaps-chair-and-human-rights-activist-natan-sharansky-discuss-covid-19-antisemitism-and-more-in-israel-hayom/
Natan Sharansky, Chair of ISGAP, former political prisoner, and human rights activist, sat down with Israel Hayom to discuss the number of ways in which the coronavirus pandemic has affected the Jewish community, the political climate in Israel, and much more. To read the full story, click here.
The ISGAP Digital Research Center holds online courses, seminars and symposiums. It also includes ISGAP’s network of research scholars, faculty and students. Visit our new website and attend top lectures from the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute, and explore our expanding library of digital courses, including a special course based on the best lectures from our International ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute, […]
ISGAP welcomes decision against Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) in the Fordham University casehttps://isgap.org/post/2020/12/isgap-confronts-bigotry-the-sjp-and-the-ideology-of-the-muslim-brotherhood-at-u-s-universities/
ISGAP is at the forefront of fighting antisemitism within academia. ISGAP confronts bigotry, the SJP and the ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood, at U.S. universities. New York, December 23, 2020 — The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) welcomed the decision by a New York appellate court on December 22 […]
In the midst of a global pandemic, ISGAP has reached new heights. From our cutting edge International Seminar Series in Arabic and Spanish, to our dynamic Research Fellowship program, and many more, ISGAP has been able to continue the fight against global antisemitism. Take a look back at 2020 and get a glimpse of what’s […]
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 Advocateshttps://isgap.org/post/2020/12/human-rights-activist-former-political-prisoner-and-chair-of-isgap-natan-sharansky-makes-the-case-for-u-s-support-of-jimmy-lai-and-hong-kongs-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 […]
Read Coverage of ISGAP’s “Higher Education and Contemporary Antisemitism: Soft Power and Foreign Influence” Report Featured in The Times of Israelhttps://isgap.org/post/2020/12/read-coverage-of-isgaps-follow-the-money-report-featured-in-the-times-of-israel/
In “Those in Glass Houses…The Hypocrisy of Foreign Funding at American Universities”, writer Richard Robertson highlights ISGAP’s seven-year research project, “Higher Education and Contemporary Antisemitism: Soft Power and Foreign Influence”, which details how U.S. universities failed to declare billions of dollars in foreign funding from 1986 to 2018. Click here to read the article.