Category: Highlights

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 […]

ISGAP Scholars Support the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) recently circulated a letter supporting the Working Definition of Antisemitism from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).  The letter currently has more than 300 signatures from leading scholars, intellectuals, and professionals throughout the world.  ISGAP’s statement comes in the wake of increasing opposition to […]

New ISGAP Publication – Antisemitism and Pedagogy: Papers from the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies

Founded in 2004, the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) is the first interdisciplinary research center dedicated to the study of antisemitism to be established in North America. Its mission is to explore antisemitism from a wide range of approaches and perspectives within an academic framework, including the study of such […]

ISGAP Research Fellowship Programme Now Accepting Applicants 2022

ISGAP is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the ISGAP Research Fellowship Programme in critical contemporary antisemitism studies.    Scholars, senior or junior, with a research interest in the interdisciplinary study of contemporary antisemitism, and related fields of racism, gender, nationalism, xenophobia, extremism, and extremist social movements, as well as social […]

Statement on Recent Upsurge of Global Antisemitism

An Important Message from ISGAP Like you, all of us at the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy are watching in horror at the global impact of the Israel-Hamas conflict, and the calls to attack Jewish communities and individuals throughout the world.  While ISGAP welcomes the ceasefire, we remain alert as the […]