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Higher Education Groups and University Leaders Work to Counter Campus Anti-Semitism

In recent years, anti-Semitic incidents have become increasingly common on college campuses across the country. In an effort to address this problem, Hillel International,...

A Private North Carolina University is Investigating Anti-Semitism on Campus

Queens University of Charlotte, a private institution in North Carolina, has launched an investigation after drawings of swastikas were found in the residence halls...

Jewish Advocacy Groups Taking Steps to Protect Students in Face of...

Students and supporters say colleges must do more to track hate incidents and create safe, inclusive campus communities. In January, a gunman took four people hostage...

Brooklyn College Facing Investigation for Treatment of Jewish Students in Mental...

The Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Brooklyn College, a member campus of the City...

Torah Scroll Vandalized at George Washington University Fraternity House

Police are investigating the vandalism of a Torah scroll at the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity house at George Washington University (GWU) that occurred...

American University Deems Investigation Into Anti-Semitic Graffiti Inconclusive

American University (AU) officials have deemed an investigation into anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled in a dormitory bathroom inconclusive. The etchings included SS Lightning Bolts, a swastika,...

Stanford University Staff Claim DEI Counselor Center Creates Hostile, Anti-Semitic Environment

Two mental health counselors at Stanford University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Vaden Health Center claim the center's diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)...

Professor Fired After Making Allegations of Misconduct, Anti-Semitism by Linfield University...

Linfield University, a small Christian school in Oregon, has cut ties with Shakespeare studies professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner after he accused the school president of...

Jewish Fraternity Subjected to Anti-Semitic Vandalism During Shabbat

Last week, members of the Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) woke up to...

University of California Merced Investigating Professor’s Anti-Semitic Tweets

University of California (UC) Merced School of Engineering Professor Abbas Ghassemi is under investigation after posting several now-deleted anti-Semitic tweets, school officials confirmed last...

Hate Crimes Rise Across the U.S., Reaching Highest Level in More...

Hate crimes in the United States are peaking at levels that haven’t been seen since 2008, according to an annual FBI report released on...

Extremist Groups Spread Hate During COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 has sparked a spirit of generosity and kindness around the world; at the same time, online and in-person extremism has...

Public Policy Schools Must Teach Future Leaders About Today’s Anti-Semitism

On January 19, 2020, 380 University of Montana faculty and staff received an email containing anti-Semitic propaganda. Two days later, the Syracuse University Department...

Colleges and Universities Experience Rise in Anti-Semitic Propaganda

As the members of Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh grapple with the grief caused by Saturday’s deadly shooting, U.S. colleges and universities continue...

BDS Movement Causes Backlash Against Jewish College Students and Employees

A once little-known movement has resulted in recent incidents of exclusion of and discrimination against Jewish students and pro-Israel advocates on America’s college campuses. The...

Colleges Forced to Address Rise in Anti-Muslim, Anti-Semitic Rhetoric on Campuses

In 2015, Virginia Tech police responded to a threat — made via graffiti in a campus bathroom — to “kill all Muslims” on a...