Category: Highlights

Haras Rafiq, ISGAP’s Interim Manager – “In Texas: The target was Jewish, the motive antisemitism”

Millions of people around the world, including myself, spent much of our Saturday with our thoughts and prayers focused on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. As the events were unfolding, my thoughts went towards the anti-Semitic mass shooting that took place on Oct. 27, 2018, at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh. […]

RSVP: ISGAP-Woolf Institute Contemporary Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective International Seminar Series

As part of ISGAP’s landmark Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights at the Woolf Institute, we are pleased to announce the launch of the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Contemporary Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective International Seminar Series. The series will allow ISGAP Visiting Scholars to deliver their latest research to the broader Cambridge community. The programme will […]

ISGAP Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2021

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ISGAP’s New Webinar Series: Join Here

ISGAP-Woolf Institute Contemporary Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective International Seminar Series Convened by Chloe Pinto and Dr. Lev Topor Antisemitism in East and Southeast Asia in Comparative Perspective Convened by Dr. Mary J. Ainslie and Dr. Navras Aafreedi Antisemitism in Latin America in Comparative Perspective Convened by Dr. Judit Bokser Liwerant. Antisemitism in the Middle East […]

Sharansky urges Oberlin College to fire alleged Iran ‘war criminal’

Sharansky urges Oberlin College to fire alleged Iran ‘war criminal’ By Benjamin Weinthal, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies “The internationally famous freedom and democracy campaigner Natan Sharansky on Wednesday urged Oberlin College in Ohio to fire its scandal-plagued religion professor Mohammad Mahallati because of his alleged role in aiding the Islamic Republic of Iran […]

The Woolf Institute, Cambridge, UK, to Host ISGAP Fellowship Training Programme

The Woolf Institute, Cambridge (UK) – ISGAP has signed an agreement to create a Fellowship Training Programme at the Woolf Institute, Cambridge, UK. ISGAP Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Charles Asher Small, is being appointed Director of the ISGAP Fellowship Training Programme in Contemporary Antisemitism Studies at the Woolf Institute. As part of the agreement, […]

Antisemitism in Post-Colonial Indian Political Rhetoric – Occasional Paper Series

Dr. Navras J. Aafreedi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Presidency University, Kolkata, India, where he teaches a self-designed course each in Jewish Studies, Genocide Studies, Interfaith Studies, and Minority Studies   Click to read the latest research paper. The Occasional Paper Series is a collection of research papers intended to complement and highlight […]

ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute 2021 Highlights

ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies Day One Highlights Date: Sunday, August 1, 2021 Natan Sharansky, Chair, ISGAP; 2020 Genesis Prize Laureate; Former Chairman of the Jewish Agency, Jerusalem Israel Joan O’Callaghan, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada “Getting the Message Out: The Basic Principles of […]

Haras Rafiq, ISGAP Interim Managing Director: Why, as a Muslim, I care about antisemitism

Why should I, as a Muslim, care about mapping, decoding and combating antisemitism? This is a question that has been asked of me on many occasions, in conversations and various contexts. Of course, the usual tropes have been dished out including, “Don’t you care about Palestinians?”, “Why are you selling yourself to the most powerful […]

New ISGAP Publication – Poisoning the Wells: Antisemitism in Contemporary America

In twenty-first century America, antisemitism is on the rise, especially on the extreme left, the radical right, and within political Islamism. Expressions of this oldest hatred are also increasingly prevalent in popular culture, where they are spread–wittingly or unwittingly–by politicians, entertainers and celebrities, the media, social justice activists, and religious leaders, as well as in […]