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University of Toronto’s medical school has been permeated with antisemitism and discrimination, charges a new report from one of its professors
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“There’s a feeling of discomfort, existential discomfort, being on that campus.” That’s the message from longtime physician Philip Berger about the current heightened climate of antisemitism and anti-Israel rhetoric that’s been making life stressful for some Jewish professors and students at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Berger was reacting to…

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Washington State Gears Up To Mandate ‘Ethnic Studies’ As Its Architect Rails Against ‘Jewish Complicity’
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The Washington State Board of Education moved closer last week to requiring high schoolers to study “ethnic studies” in order to graduate–even as the activist who formally trained the board on the subject has been railing against Jews, downplaying the oppression they have faced and writing: “How do we hold white Jews who are complicit…

Hate and Fear Are Now Major Motivators on Campus
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Almost every university in North America has committed to what is called “social justice,” which is the implementation of identity politics through the mechanisms of “diversity, equity, and inclusion.” Identity politics divides everyone into one of two categories: evil oppressor or innocent victim. Through official mandatory policies, universities have transformed academic culture from a quest to discover…

The city of Bethlehem in the West Bank. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons to add ‘safety and human rights warning’ to West Bank settlements
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The online travel reservation service is planning on adding a warning to all properties in the West Bank owned by Israelis within a few days, stating that “visiting the area may be accompanied by an increased risk to safety and human rights, or other risks to the local community and visitors.” According to a…