Fighting for Civil Discourse and Academic Freedom

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Fliers Call to End “Jewish Privilege” at U. Illinois

Several weeks ago a series of fliers appeared on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Most of the hateful fliers disparaged American Jews as privileged whites and connected this alleged ‘Jewish privilege’ to social injustice in the U.S. Others drew on classic antisemitic tropes of Holocaust denial and the new form…

Protecting the Prime Target of Campus anti-Zionist Campaigners

You’s never find 85 percent of all American Jews in any one place on one day — not even in synagogue or temple on Yom Kippur. However, on any given day of the school year, 85 percent of Jewish 18-21-year-olds are on college campuses. These numbers present a singular opportunity replicated nowhere else in Jewish…

The Israelization of anti-Semitism

In the twenty-first century, criticism of Israel that is grounded in antisemitic thinking and aimed at Jews in general has become the dominant verbal form in which Judeophobic ideas are articulated and disseminated. Between 2002 and 2012, the Israeli Embassy in Berlin and the Central Council of Jews in Germany received over 14,000 emails, letters,…

It’s time for UC Regents to implement principles against intolerance they adopted

In our nation today, we are witnessing an unprecedented unwillingness to accept, or merely recognize and respect, beliefs or behavior that differ from our own. It is the essence of intolerance, and it has unquestionably skyrocketed, traversing political divides, identities, ethnicities and nationalities. This is particularly problematic on college campuses, as we witnessed when violence…

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