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Dr. Clemens Heni is an internationally known scholar on anti-Semitism. He received a Ph.D. in political science in 2006 in Innsbruck (Austria). He published two books on German anti-Semitism, his "Anti-Semitism as a specific phenomenon" will appear in 2011 in English, and in 2011 he will publish a book on German Middle Eastern Studies and Islamism after 9/11, too. Since November 2010 Clemens has been a Research Fellow of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (SICSA), Hebrew University Jerusalem. From 2008-2009 Clemens was employed at Yale University, at the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism (YIISA). He is also on Board of the Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, New Jersey (USA).

ARTICLES BY: Clemens Heni


December 18, 2015 5:50 am
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Columbia University Professor Popular in Germany for Hating Israel, Downplaying Holocaust

Columbia University Iranian studies scholar Hamid Dabashi has become the darling of German academia. It’s no coincidence that he exemplifies academic hatred for Israel and the trivialization of...

January 24, 2013 1:48 am
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Did Quentin Tarantino Promote Antisemitic Ideology?

Antisemitism is a very flexible ideology. We know of Islamist antisemitism, the Iranian threat, Arab antisemitism, left-wing, right-wing and mainstream anti-Zionist European antisemitism. We also...

September 12, 2012 9:44 pm
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Pro-Circumcision Rally Held in Berlin, German Activists Seek a “Fantasy Israel with no Judaism”

On Sunday, September 9, 2012, the first ever pro-circumcision and Jewish (and Muslim) life rally in Germany, was held in Berlin. In May 2012 a...

July 31, 2012 4:33 pm
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German Center on Anti-Semitism Appoints Edward Said Wannabe, Achim Rohde

European anti-Semitism scholars are in an uproar over the appointment of Achim Rohde, an Islamic studies scholar in the mold of the late Columbia Professor...

April 11, 2012 1:00 pm
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Grass and the Sueddeutsche Newspaper

Anti-Zionist, anti-Israel, anti-Semitism is the new form of well-respected, mainstream hatred of Jews. On April 4, 2012, the leading German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung published a...

June 26, 2011 1:23 am
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Scholarship, Advocacy, and Antisemitism at Yale

On June 19, 2011, Yale University announced a new program: the "Yale Program for the Study of Anti-Semitism"(YPSA). Maurice Samuels from the Department...

January 21, 2011 2:43 pm
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Forget about Nazis, let’s talk about “Islamophobia.”

This week, there was a book presentation in Vienna, Austria, about 'race, as a political and social construction'. One of the panelists at the event...

September 6, 2010 7:03 pm
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ADL Downgrades the Swastika

The Anti Defamation League (ADL) is a vitally important NGO in the United States, known for the fight against anti-Semitism since 1913. On July 27,...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands

JNS.org - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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