Antisemitism in the United States: Antisemitic graffiti on The Rock landmark at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, blaming Jews for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, September, 2019 (photo credit: ADL)

Hillel leaders give Israel a wakeup call

Last year, I sank an anti-Israel BDS campaign at Princeton. Today, I’m calling attention to our inept Jewish leadership in the face of soaring Jew-hatred. Hardly a day passes by when I am not inundated with harrowing tales of antisemitism rearing its…

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Israeli rugby team Tel Aviv Heat in action against English side Saracens. Photo: Tel Aviv Heat

US Jewish Groups Urge American Rugby Team to Withdraw From South African Tournament After Anti-Israel Snub – US Jewish Groups Urge Rugby Team to Withdraw From South African Tournament After Anti-Israel Snub

A group of major American Jewish organizations have added their voices to the controversy over the exclusion of an Israeli rugby team from an international competition in South Africa and its replacement with a club from the US. The 12…

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Harvard Deserves Kenneth Roth — the Master of Human Wrongs

The recent Harvard brouhaha over Kenneth Roth’s human rights fellowship at the Kennedy School, has the anti-Israel crowd falsely proclaiming a victory for academic freedom. They bullied the Kennedy School dean, Douglas Elmendorf, after he vetoed Roth’s appointment, by claiming that the…

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“The Harvard Crimson” Building at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Photo: Beyond My Ken via Wikimedia Commons.

Academia’s Selective Deviation from Freedom of Inquiry

Freedom of inquiry, meaning vigorous analysis and debate of controversial issues, is supposed to constitute an integral element of higher education. American universities have traditionally rejected didactic orthodoxy, and permitted diverse views on such provocative topics as wars, abortion, sexual…

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