Kent State University is refusing to cave to pressure from anti-Israel student activists to dismantle a display featuring a photo of and quotation by the late Prime Minister Golda Meir — which they claim is a daily reminder of racism on campus — after reportage by The Algemeiner earlier this month generated serious backlash.
In response to a newly-released Brandeis University-sponsored report on the growing phenomenon of anti-Semitism and its link to the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, Jewish and pro-Israel students on US campuses are more willing and better organized than ever to fight back.
A Jewish student group at New York University urged the school’s administration to take action against the NYU branch of Students for Justice in Palestine for trying to tie Israel to the recent police shootings of two black men in Minnesota.
Anti-Israel student group, Students for Justice in Palestine, from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) responsible for a violent protest against a pro-Israel event is under investigation by the local District Attorney’s (DA) office.
In response to widespread efforts to isolate Israel spearheaded by the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, a number of universities around the world have taken a stand this past week in support of the Jewish state.
Despite a significant majority of the student body at Stanford University opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, anti-Israel student groups are reportedly intending to renew efforts to push through a failed divestment referendum, the Stanford Review reported.
Over the last year, Connecticut College has made decisions that make it appear to espouse anti-Semitic attitudes and seems to turn a blind eye to anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activism on its campus. Protest this anti-Semitism at Connecticut College!
Seventy-five percent of American Jewish students say they have witnessed or experienced anti-Semitism on their college campuses, a problem that “we have a collective responsibility to address,” said Malcolm Hoenlein, CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
Florida State Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla and State House Representative Lori Berman, together with the organization Proclaiming Justice to the Nations, drafted a bi-partisan resolution to condemn BDS and halt the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism on Florida campuses. Thank them for their efforts!
The student government’s ethics committee at the University of Michigan unanimously voted not to take disciplinary action against a Jewish student who was under investigation for challenging anti-Israel demonstrators on campus.
Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, AMCHA Initiative co-founder and director, responded to recent anti-Semitic graffiti at UC Davis, saying, “What happened at UC Davis is incredibly frightening and alarming... and must be addressed.”