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Kenneth L. Marcus is President and General Counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (www.brandeiscenter.com) and author of the award-winning Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America (Cambridge University Press: 2010). In November 2012, Marcus was named to the Forward 50, a listing of the "American Jews who made the most significant impact on the news in the past year."

ARTICLES BY: Kenneth L Marcus


January 23, 2017 8:19 am
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Has the Time Come for Amexit From the UN?

As British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a Brexit from the EU, Americans may soon ask what kind of exit we want from another international institution. In...

December 26, 2016 7:46 am
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Campus Antisemitism: The Year in Review

This has been an extraordinarily eventful year in the campaign against campus antisemitism, especially from our perspective at the Louis D. Brandeis Center. On the...

March 24, 2016 7:24 am
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The California Regents Provide a Purim Present, But There’s Still Work to Be Done

Yesterday, on the eve of Purim, the Regents of the University of California unanimously adopted a historic statement against intolerance. The governing board for this...

June 24, 2014 12:11 pm
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The Presbyterian Church and the Ku Klux Klan

At their General Assembly on Friday, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted to divest from three companies that supply Israel with equipment used in the West Bank and...

June 6, 2014 2:07 am
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The Horror of Holocaust Denial

Over the last few weeks, the Holocaust has appeared surprisingly often in the news.  In most cases, the reason has been the surprising degree of...

April 23, 2014 10:03 am
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Anti-Semitism From Ukraine to the U.S.

Few recent news articles captured more attention than reports that Jews in Ukraine were being ordered to register. Then it turned out that the pamphlets...

February 17, 2014 12:25 pm
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Legislating Against BDS

The backlash continues against the anti-Israel boycott resolution that the American Studies Association adopted last month. Over 200 university presidents have distanced themselves from it....

January 9, 2014 8:08 am
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The MLA’s Top Five BDS Blunders This Week

The Modern Language Association (MLA) has blundered repeatedly over its treatment of Israel in the run-up to its annual conference this week.  Technically the 30,000...

September 22, 2013 5:46 pm
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The Top Ten Responses to Campus Anti-Semitism

Some of us are accustomed to criticizing government and campus leaders when they fail to respond properly to anti-Semitism.  But what are these leaders getting right?...

Features

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...

Israel

Israel’s Upstream Wins Funding to Expand in Automotive Cybersecurity

Israel's Upstream Security has secured $30 million in funding from a wide range of global automakers and venture capital firms as it looks to tap into the increasingly competitive market...

Middle East

Pentagon Chief Visits Saudi Arabia as Tensions Simmer With Iran

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, with tensions simmering between the United States and Iran, and Russia seeking to increase its regional influence. Esper is likely...

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