Fighting for Civil Discourse and Academic Freedom




Recent Articles

Antisemitism and Israel delegitimization on the US campus
150 150 Miriam F. Elman

Prof. Miriam Elman, executive director of the Academic Engagement Network (AEN), examines antisemitism and delegitimization of Israel in the U.S. academic realm. Drawing on her rich experience in the campus setting, Prof. Elman puts the phenomenon of antisemitism on US campuses in context and delves into its variegated expressions with concrete policy recommendations of how…

New attacks on Israel and Zionism may fuel campus anti-Semitism
880 495 Sean Savage

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, co-founder and director of the California-based AMCHA Initiative. Credit: IU Europe Gateway. Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the fallout from the 2020 election, anti-Semitism continued to morph and grow during 2020. While the school year for many students consisted of online or hybrid learning, anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist attacks on Jewish and pro-Israel…

Banned Anti-Zionist Student Group at Fordham University Will Appeal Ruling to Highest Court in New York State
720 360 Algemeiner Staff

Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus. Photo: Jonathan71 via Wikimedia Commons. Students at Fordham University are appealing a December court ruling that allowed the school to ban the anti-Zionist group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) on campus — seeking to take the case to the highest court in New York. “We believe in the students’…

UC Merced Professor Who Tweeted of ‘IsraHell’ and Zionist ‘World Domination’ Will Not Teach Spring Semester After Outcry
720 360 Algemeiner Staff

The now-deleted antisemitic Twitter account maintained by University of California Professor Abbas Ghassemi. Photo: Screenshot. Abbas Ghassemi, a chemical engineering professor at the University of California Merced, will not be teaching in the spring semester at the school, after outrage last month over his antisemitic social media posts, the Merced Sun-Star reported Friday. The Twitter posts, exposed in…

Skip to toolbar