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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Trump to GOP Jerusalem Rally: ‘I’ll Make America, Israel Safe A... - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a rally in Jerusalem held by Republican supporters he will make “America and...


Shimon Peres’ Tombstone Unveiled; Netanyahu Announces Nuclear Facilit...

Israel marked 30 days since the death of former President Shimon Peres with a traditional Jewish 30 day memorial ceremony...

Middle East

UN: ISIS Using Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 232 people on Wednesday, according to the...