Campus News & Climate

Inclusivity, Sure. But Not for the Zionists.

Two years ago, I wrote about a scandal involving Williams College’s student-led Council’s decision to vote against recognizing a club because, student comments suggested, it was pro-Israel. Ultimately, the college administration stepped in and approved the club anyway. Now in Southern California,…

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The student center at Temple University. Photo: Jeannine Keefer.

Antisemitism at Temple University

On Tuesday, the Stockton University Holocaust and Genocide Studies program, Temple University’s Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, and Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia hosted a webinar on the weaponization of antisemitism. The event quickly transformed into a forum for…

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In student governments, Jews and Zionists need not apply

The story goes like this: A Jewish student is elected to the university’s student government. The student’s fitness for office is challenged by peers who question whether that student can maintain “neutrality” on campus issues because of their Jewish identity.…

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