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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

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Hezbollah Threat to Western Hemisphere as ‘Dangerous’ as ISIS, ...

A top US State Department official on Tuesday warned officials from twelve key nations in the Western Hemisphere that Hezbollah...

Israel

US-Israeli Software Firm Quali Raises $22.5 million in VC-Backed Funding Ro...

US-Israeli software firm Quali said on Tuesday it raised $22.5 million in a private funding round led by Jerusalem Venture...

Middle East

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism...

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