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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?...

Culture

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

A Ballad in the Key of Four Generations of Survival

JNS.org - This is deeply personal. But what I have experienced should resonate with the entire Jewish community — the one...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

‘It’s Coming From the Far-Left, Far-Right,’ President of ...

The president of the Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF) called for comprehensive action to tackle antisemitism, after a...

Israel

Fatah Hails Terrorist Who Killed Two Israelis as ‘Heroic Martyr’...

The Palestinian Authority’s ruling party, Fatah, has celebrated the terrorist who killed two Israelis and wounded a third in the...

Middle East

How Iran Fuel Oil Exports Beat US Sanctions in Tanker Odyssey to Asia

At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite US sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port...

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