campus antisemitism

Tufts University President to Fight Campus Antisemitism

Tufts University student reads legend

Tufts University President Tony Monaco says the school will be fighting antisemitism on campus. Monaco announced the new plan in a letter sent to staff, faculty, and students on Thursday. The effort comes after 40 focus groups made up of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and trustees weighed in, along with conducting a survey of the …

American Jewry, terror, US Politics

Court Dismisses Lawsuit from Family of Ari Fuld Against the PLO

Ari Fuld

Ari Fuld was stabbed to death while talking on the phone in the parking lot of a shopping center in Judea. His family brought a civil suit before a New York judge, suing the PLO for the horrific 2018 terror attack that took the life of this 45-year-old father of four. US District Judge Jesse …

American Jewry, campus antisemitism

University of Maryland Professor Fired for Openly Expressing Jewish Faith, Brings Suit

university of maryland college park

Former University of Maryland, College Park Professor Melissa Landa, a ten-year veteran teacher at the College of Education has, for all intents and purposes, been fired from her long-held position. As a result, Dr. Landa has brought a civil rights lawsuit against the university, alleging a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act …

antisemitism

CAIR, Sunrise Movement, Tied for 8th Place in SWC Global Antisemitism List

Zahra Billoo Exec Dir of CAIR SF at Womens March

The Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) has issued its Global Antisemitism List, and tied in 8th place are the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Sunrise Movement. Speaking to the Algemeiner, Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean and global social action director for SWC, said that while “CAIR has presented itself as a civil rights group,” …

campus antisemitism, Israel

Campus Activists: Pro-Palestinian Means Anti-Israel

free palestine protest on campus

We pay a fortune educating our children. Parents save and scrimp so their kids can get educated. But check and see what you’re paying for—our children are being bombarded with anti-Israel rhetoric, and being ostracized if they don’t go along to get along. Children need to be told that not for a moment should they …

antisemitism, World Politics

Iran Notes “Long History” with the Jews

Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, Iran (Phillip Chavin)

In case anyone doubts our story or Jewish history, know that the Iranians do not. Tehran’s representative to the Iranian parliament, Zohreh Lajevardi, referenced the Purim story in an interview with Iran’s Fars News Agency on Sunday: “The Zionist regime is the sworn enemy of Iran and Iranians, and this enmity, without any connection to …

Israel, US Politics, World Politics

Nir Barkat Speaks of Upcoming War with Iran

Nir Barkat, Likud member and former mayor of Jerusalem

Israel has been watching with its heart in its stomach as the EU and US “politely attempt to reach a deal with Iran at the cost of an existential threat to Israel,” says former mayor of Jerusalem and Likud member Nir Barkat. Meanwhile, Iran remains Israel’s biggest existential threat. It’s not the constant Arab terror, …

Israel, US Politics, World Politics

Prior to Nuke Talks, Iran Military Spokesman Calls for Destruction of Israel

Iran Brig.-Gen. Abolfazl Shekarchi

Brig.-Gen. Abolfazl Shekarchi, spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran’s armed forces, called to eliminate the Jewish state during a Saturday interview with an Iranian state-controlled media outlet. “We will not back off from the annihilation of Israel, even one millimeter. We want to destroy Zionism in the world,” said Shekarchi to the Iranian Students …

Israel, terror

Arab Terrorist Murders One, Wounds Three, at Western Wall

Shooting Western Wall 11-21-2021

On Sunday, an Arab terrorist went on a shooting spree at the Western Wall, murdering one and wounding three people. The good news is that the terrorist was neutralized by security forces. “Neutralized” is Israel speak for stone cold dead. The Jew he murdered was a soldier, entrusted with protecting worshippers. If you’ve ever watched …

Israel

To Renew or Not to Renew: Kof-K Certification for B&J’s

Ben & Jerry's ice cream factory in Israel

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is the subject of controversy in the Jewish community, for its decision to ban sales of the frozen treat in Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem and in Judea and Samaria. Some states are divesting funds from Unilever, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s, while several grocery stores have stopped stocking …