Anti-Semitism

Free Speech and Anti-Semitism

December began with the passage by the Senate of the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act and ended with President Obama’s betrayal of the Jewish state. In a reversal of policy, the U.S. failed to block a United Nations Security Council measure that…

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Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus (Film Review)

What’s happening to Jewish and pro-Israel students on many American universities and colleges from coast to coast is horribly ugly. On “hotspot campuses” the problem is only getting worse. “Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus”, a new 70…

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Anti-semitism Awareness Bill Passes Senate

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, which seeks to adopt the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism so that the Education Department may consider it in investigating reports of religiously motivated campus crimes. The State Department defines anti-Semitism…

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Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Combat Anti-Semitism on Campus

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Bob Casey (D-PA) on Tuesday introduced bipartisan legislation to grant the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) the necessary statutory tools at their disposal to investigate anti-Semitic incidents on college campuses. The Anti-Semitism Awareness Act…

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The resurgence of anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism is one of those vicious maladies that ought to be close to eradication, like polio. But it turns out it’s more like crabgrass: You can never eliminate it entirely, and given half a chance, it will spread rapidly. The…

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Hotspots of Antisemitism and Anti-Israel Hostility on US Campuses

This report follows our 2015 study that found that a substantial portion of Jewish students reported having been exposed to antisemitism and hostility toward Israel on their campuses. Because the extent of the problem varied considerably across campuses, we attempted…

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Miko Peled and Progressive Jewish Anti-Semitism

Every time I have a glimmer of hope for the progressive community to get it together about anti-Semitism, something happens to quickly dash it. The incident with Miko Peled, the Jewish son of a high ranking Israeli general, is a…

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Exposing Israel’s Campus Detractors As Anti-Semites

If you look at what the leaders of the anti-Semitic boycott, divestment, sanctions (BDS) movement say, their positions are clear: They do not believe the Jewish people have the right to self-determination, only the Palestinians have that right. They hold…

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