Anti-Israelism

A modern blood libel

The blood libels against Jews have typically focused on some far-fetched accusations that the Jews are to blame for whatever ills inflicted a community. More specifically, the claim was that Jews needed the blood of Christian children to bake matzot…

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Why Anti-Zionists Who Say They Aren’t Anti-Semitic Usually Are

Many responses to my recent articles have boiled down to variations of the classic claim: “I’m not anti-Semitic, just anti-Zionist.” Here’s why most people who say that are kidding themselves. To some extent, I am cautious about conflating anti-Zionism with…

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‘Anti-Israel’ course reinstated at UC Berkley after campus controversy

Just one week after the University of California, Berkeley, suspended the student-led course, “Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis,” the Bay Area university has decided to reinstate the controversy-raising class, according to The Guardian. The university reinstated the course claiming it…

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Anti-Semitism spikes on U.S. campuses

The Amcha Initiative, a nonpartisan group focused on investigating and combating anti-Semitism on college campuses, is out with a new report. The news is horrifying: “The study, which examined anti-Semitic activity from January – June 2016 on more than 100…

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Targeting Jews in the Ivory Sewer

Reports of anti-Semitic acts on American campuses suggest that the nation’s universities and colleges are likely today the chief institutional repository of anti-Semitism in the United States. As one recent study notes: “A survey of U.S. Jewish college students by…

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