Yale's Flip Flop on anti-Semitism center
CNN, June 28, 2011
"Between the closing and opening [of Yale's anti-Semitism institutes] lies a telling tale about research in a politically charged world."
Yale University launches new program on anti-Semitism
Jordana Horn, Jerusalem Post, June 22, 2011
IJCR's Kenneth L. Marcus comments on the implications of the replacement of Yale's Interdisciplinary Initiative for the Study of anti-Semitism (YIISA) by the new Yale Program for the Study of anti-Semitism (YPSA).
Why Did Yale End Anti-Semitism Program?
Uriel Epshtein, FrumForum.com, June 22, 2011
A Yale sophomore and former intern with YIISA analyzes the institute's closure.
Civil rights ace now seeks to trump anti-Semitism
Dan Pine, JWeekly, June 16, 2011
Veteran JWeekly reporter Dan Pine profiles IJCR's Kenneth L. Marcus, Director of the Anti-Semitism Initiative, and describes the organization's work to document anti-Semitism and bolster civil rights protections for Jewish students.
Q & A with... Prof. Kenneth Marcus
Cindy Mindell, Jewish Ledger Connecticut Edition, June 15, 2011
The Ledger interviews IJCR's Kenneth L. Marcus about YIISA and the controversy.
Anti-Semitism and Man at Yale
Alex Joffe, Jewish Ideas Daily, June 13, 2011IJCR Research Scholar Alex Joffe examines the factors that led Yale to close YIISA.
Palestinians fail in bid to cancel international gay youth conference
Ilan Lior, Haaretz, June 17, 2011
The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign against Israel has, for now, narrowly failed to get a December meeting of the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organization moved from Tel Aviv. Though neither the Palestinian Authority nor the Hamas regime has a progressive record on LGBT rights, Palestinian activists, including the Palestinian Queer BDS movement, said they would continue to pressure the organizers.
Argentine gov't official joins campaign to expose junta's anti-Semitic past
Alex Weisler, JTA, June 16, 2011
In an unusual twist, Jewish banker Eduardo Saiegh has enlisted the support of the Argentine secretary of human rights in his quest to convict former leaders for anti-Semitic discrimination and state terrorism.
Italy against the Jews
Giulio Meotti, Ynetnews, June 13, 2011 The journalist with Il Foglio chronicles an alarming increase in anti-Semitic and anti-Israel activity in the country.
Playwright Mamet says Brits inherently anti-Semitic
Jerusalem Post Staff, Jerusalem Post,
June 13, 2011 The Jewish-American dramatist said in an interview with the Financial Times that contemporary anti-Israelism in Britain is based on centuries of negative stereotypes of Jews in British society.
Rival to Chávez, demonized for his Jewish roots, is opposition's new hope in Venezuela
Jasmina Kelemen, JTA, June 6, 2011
Governor Enrique Capriles Radonski is increasingly vilified for his Jewish background in his campaign to replace President Hugo Chávez, although he says he is a devout Catholic.
U.S cites anti-Semitism on skipping UN conference Nicole Gaouette, Bloomberg, June 1, 2011
The Obama administration has given notice that it will skip the U.N. World Conference on Racism in New York in September because past meetings have included "ugly displays of intolerance and anti-Semitism."
No Place for BDS at Limmud-Oz
J-Wire (Australia), May 19, 2011
In a statement by the Limmud-Oz organizers, supporters of Boycotts, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel will be barred from airing their views at the organization's June event.
PhilanthropyToronto: Fund Created for Jewish StudiesNelly Lalani, Ynetnews, June 7, 2011
The University of Toronto Centre for Jewish Studies plans to expand with additional funding in the amount of $36 million.