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Entrance and sign to the University of Connecticut. Credit: Ken Wolter/Shutterstock.

UConn Hillel accused of ‘Islamophobia’ by newspaper after countering SJP rally

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University of Connecticut (UConn) Hillel is defending its decision to peacefully table near a Nov. 2 pro-Palestinian rally held by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) after being accused of Islamophobia by the editorial...
A rally against anti-Semitism in London in December 2019. Credit: Brian Minkoff/Shutterstock.

Anti-Semitic incidents at UK universities reach all-time high, new data reveals

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Anti-Semitic incidents hit an unprecedented high at universities in the United Kingdom during the previous academic year, according to recently released data collected by the Community Security Trust (CST). A total of 111 anti-Semitic cases were recorded...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett with members of a U.S. congressional delegation on a trip sponsored by J Street. Credit: Haim Zach/GPO.

Did Bennett’s J Street meeting help Israel’s efforts to hold onto Democratic support?

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In its 15 years of existence, the left-wing lobby J Street has won many public-relations victories and almost none when it came to policy. Its impact in Washington has, for the most part, been...
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Academic departments need to steer clear of activism against Israel

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The obsessive loathing of Israel by large swathes of academia was evident this past spring as Hamas showered Israeli population centers with more than 4,000 rockets and mortars. Instead of denouncing genocidal aggression on...
Rabbi Yudi Steiner, director of the Rohr Chabad at GW, holds up a Torah at a campus rally against anti-Semitism on Nov. 2, 2021. Credit: @phebegphoto/The Rohr Chabad at GW.

Hundreds march at George Washington University to take stand against anti-Semitism

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Chanting “Am Yisrael Chai”—the Jewish people live—hundreds of students at George Washington University marched from the building that houses the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity to the center of campus to stand against anti-Semitism. The “Torah...
Anti-Semitic graffiti. Credit: Yonderboy/Wikimedia Commons.

American Jews are mostly secure, scared and deeply partisan

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If ever there was a time for an opinion survey that would measure “The State of Anti-Semitism in America,” this is just such a moment. Concerns about a rising tide of Jew-hatred seem to...
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Credit: Andriy Blokhin/Shutterstock.

Virginia Tech graduate senate OKs BDS resolution, accuses Israel of ‘ethnic cleansing’

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The Graduate and Professional Student Senate at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Va., passed a resolution on Oct. 21 endorsing BDS. It calls for the boycott of “all Israeli academic institutions...
A swastika scrawled in a tunnel connecting chemistry buildings at the University of Illinois-Champaign was discovered between Nov. 16 and Nov. 19, 2018. Credit: Elan Karoll.

Survey finds one-third of Jewish college students experienced anti-Semitism

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A new national survey conducted for Hillel International and the Anti-Defamation League revealed information about the number of Jewish college students across the United States who personally experienced anti-Semitism on campus during the last...
Signs worn by those particating in a march from Manhattan to Brooklyn protesting a rise in anti-Semitism. Credit: Christopher Penler/Shutterstock.

Survey: US Jews start to see far-left as serious threat, four in 10 Jews...

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For the third year in a row, the American Jewish Committee has released a survey about anti-Semitism in the United States and found large discrepancies in results between Jewish and non-Jewish respondents. According to the...
Rebbetzin Nechama Shemtov, director of education and women’s issues at American Friends of Lubavitch, moderated a panel with former U.S. Special Envoys for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Ira Forman, who served in the Obama administration, and Elan Carr, who served the same role in the Trump administration. Photo by Dmitriy Shapiro.

Former anti-Semitism envoys, leaders coach students on reversing Jew-hatred on campus

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As anti-Semitism continues to rise in the United States, especially on college campuses, speakers at George Washington University who attended an event last week showed students that they have allies against anti-Semitism in both...