Category: campus antisemitism

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Rising Antisemitism in the Wake of October 7th


On October 7th, Hamas terrorists crossed into Israel and massacred 1,400 men, women, and children in the largest attack since the Holocaust. Roughly 240 civilians were taken to Gaza, and with the exception of 5 captives, remain in captivity. Since that time, a tide of antisemitism has swept the world. Jewish people are living in …

campus antisemitism, Israel

U Chicago Academics Call for Halt to “In-Person” Protest of IDF Veteran’s Class

students for justice in palestine protest

More than 100 academics from across the United States have signed a letter asking the University of Chicago to stop the in-person, disruptive protest by Students for Justice in Palestine against a class taught by retired Israeli Defense Forces General Meir Elran. The contretemps began at the beginning of February, when SJP members tried to …

antisemitism, campus antisemitism

Biden Delays Implementation of Executive Order on Combatting Antisemitism

President Biden hosts Hanukkah reception

Kenneth Marcus, Chairman, The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights under Law, has a piece in Newsweek about the postponement on implementing the Executive Order on Combating Antisemitism, originally signed by Trump in 2019. “This order had been a major milestone, codifying important rules under which Jewish students receive civil rights protections in American …

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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, campus antisemitism

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

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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 …

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 …

campus antisemitism, Massacres and Disasters

Oberlin Clears Antisemitic Iranian Apologist Faculty Member

Mohammad Jafar Mahallati

Oberlin College has cleared Professor of Religion Mohammad Jafar Mahallati, Iran’s representative to the UN from 1987-1989, of lying about Iran’s mass political executions during the 80s, and of making antisemitic statements. Mahallati was accused of concealing the facts about the murder of thousands of dissidents in an open letter of October 2020 penned by …

campus antisemitism

New Faculty Group Presses CUNY Union Over Anti-Israel Resolution

Chuck Schumer poses with CUNY during 2019 Labor Day Parade

On June 10, the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Professional Staff Congress (PSC) passed a resolution condemning Israel. The resolution called Israel an “apartheid,” “settler colonial state” responsible for the “massacre” of “Palestinians” during the conflagration in May, when Hamas shot over 4,000 missiles into Israeli city centers, unprovoked. This has resulted in what …

American Jewry, antisemitism, campus antisemitism

Illinois College Forced to Limit Antisemitic “Bias Response” Team Actions due to Legal Challenge

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A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “bias response” team that was said to have intimidated pro-Israel students, has been reined in by the university after it was suggested a Supreme Court review was in the workings. Speech First, a nonprofit working against college policies that violate free speech, sued the university in 2019, for policies …

American Jewry, antisemitism, campus antisemitism

USC Student Government Veep Resigns Due to Antisemitism

USC student government veep Rose Ritch before her resignation

Rose Ritch, student vice president for University of Southern California’s USC’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG), resigned her position August 5, due to antisemitic bullying. Ritch explained her resignation in a letter she posted to Facebook, explaining that the pressure got to be too much, and that it was all about her being a Zionist and …