Jerome A. Chanes

Jerome A. Chanes has taught American Jewish sociology, Jewish public policy issues, and biblical Hebrew at Barnard College and Yeshiva University.

Publications by Jerome A. Chanes

Blacks and Jews in America: History, Myths, and Realities

Black-Jewish relations, while not a paramount concern for most American Jews in 2006, are a useful vehicle for exploring intergroup conflict. The history of Jewish involvement in the American civil rights movement is highly instructive in this regard. Read More »

Review Essay: What’s “New” – and what’s not – about the New Antisemitism?

Never Again? The Threat of the New Anti-Semitism, by Abraham H. Foxman, New York: HarperCollins/HarperSanFrancisco, 2003, 305 + xii pages.

The Return of Anti-Semitism, by Gabriel Schoenfeld, San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2004, 240 pages.

The Case for Israel, by Alan Dershowitz, Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2003, 264 pages.

The New Anti-Semitism: The Current Crisis and What We Must Do About It, by Phyllis Chesler, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003, 305 + ix pages.

History, Read More »