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Campus Antisemitism Watchdog Releases New ‘Tracker’ With Photo, Video Evidence

Photos gathered by the AMCHA Initiative of antisemitic expressions on college campuses. A watchdog group focused on combating antisemitism on American college campuses launched a renovated “Antisemitism Tracker” on Wednesday, in hopes of helping the public more easily navigate incidents that have taken place nationwide since 2015. The AMCHA Initiative’s new search engine allows users to search the organization’s database…

German State Parliament Bands BDS While Anti-Israel Bank Defies Resolution

The parliament of Germany’s most populous state North Rhine-Westphalia slammed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign targeting the Jewish state as antisemitic, barring the parliament and other public facilities from hosting and supporting BDS groups. The resolution, which garnered the support of all parties in the parliament and is expected to pass on Thursday, stated: “We…

Students Debate the Ethics of Sabra Hummus

On September 5th, AJ Naddaff ‘18 posted a petition, now with 169 signatures, in the Davidson 2018-2019 Facebook group asking the college to replace Sabra food products in Union. The comments section of the post quickly became politically charged, in part because the grievances listed against Sabra were directly tied to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Sabra…

How will Trump administration’s new definition of anti-Semitism affect students’ rights on college campuses?

The Star of David stands atop the Park East Synagogue, March 3, 2017 in New York City. Earlier on Friday morning in St. Louis, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) authorities arrested Juan Thompson, who is alleged to have recently made numerous threats against Jewish community centers, Jewish schools, a Jewish museum and the Anti-Defamation League.…

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