Background Materials

Selected Sources

  • “Contemporary Antisemitism in Higher Education: Manifestations, Sources, and Responses.” A statement by the participants of “Contemporary Antisemitism in Higher Education”, a workshop convened at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, July 26-August 6, 2010.
    http://www.jewishresearch.org/v2/cashe.htm
  • Gerstenfeld, Manfred, Editor, Academics Against Israel and the Jews.  Jerusalem: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, 2007.
  • Marcus, Kenneth L., Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • Pollack, Eunice G., Editor,  Antisemitism on the Campus: Past & Present. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2011.
  • Tobin, Gary A., Weinberg, Aryeh K., and Ferer, Jenna, The Uncivil University: Intolerance on College Campuses, Revised Edition. New York: Lexington Books, 2009.

Legal Remedies to Campus Anti-Semitism

U.S. 1964 Civil Rights Law Title VI

  • Marcus, Kenneth L. “The New OCR Antisemitism Policy,” Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, Vol.2, No. 2, 2010

Current Title VI Complaints Filed with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights

  • Complaint against UC Santa Cruz, filed by Tammi Rossman-Benjamin  in 2009, alleging that the virulent anti-Israel rhetoric of faculty in their classrooms and at departmentally sponsored events had created a hostile environment for Jewish students on her campus.  http://chronicle.com/article/Education-Dept-Investigates/126742

Federal and State Lawsuits

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