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Safety Concerns Influence College Choices for Some Jewish Families

Amid growing concerns over antisemitism on elite college campuses, many Jewish families are reevaluating their college choices and are prioritizing safety over prestige, according...

Penn President Liz Magill Resigns Amid Antisemitism Controversy

Liz Magill, president of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), has resigned from her position following a wave of intense criticism stemming from her recent...

House Panel Launches Investigation into Harvard, Penn, MIT

The House Education and Workforce Committee announced Thursday that it will formally investigate Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the University...

Lawmakers Question College Presidents on Antisemitism Response

The presidents of Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) testified Tuesday in front of the Republican-led...

Jewish Groups File Suit Against UC Berkeley Alleging ‘Unchecked’ Antisemitism

Two Jewish organizations have filed a lawsuit against the University of California (UC), Berkeley, alleging "longstanding, unchecked" antisemitism that has escalated into acts of hatred,...

University of California Invests $7 Million to Combat Antisemitism, Islamophobia

The University of California (UC) has announced it is investing $7 million to combat acts of bigotry, intolerance, and intimidation, particularly Islamophobia and antisemitism,...

University of Tampa Under Investigation for Alleged Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Education is currently investigating the University of Tampa, making it the seventh higher education institution to undergo scrutiny for alleged...

Education Department Launches Probes into Antisemitism, Islamophobia at Six Colleges

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched investigations into alleged incidents of antisemitism and Islamophobia at seven U.S. educational...

Education Department Releases Resources to Combat Antisemitism, Islamophobia

The U.S. Department of Education announced this week that it will launch a series of tools and resources to combat harassment and discrimination based...

Federal Funds on the Line for Colleges That Fail to Address...

Educational institutions across the U.S. are being called upon to address the growing prevalence of antisemitism and Islamophobia on their campuses amid the conflict...

UPenn President Announces Plan to Combat Antisemitism Following Donor Backlash

On Wednesday, University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) President Liz Magill announced a new action plan that will take steps to address growing instances of antisemitism...

Amid Rising Campus Tensions, White House Rolls Out Measures to Counter...

On Monday, the Biden administration announced several measures in response to an increase in antisemitic incidents reported at educational institutions following the attacks in...

UPenn Faces Criticism from Major Donors Over Response to Hamas Attack

Prominent University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) alumni and donors, including former U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman, are criticizing the school’s response to the Israel-Hamas conflict and...

Antisemitic Incidents at All-time High

A new report from the ADL shows antisemitic incidents in the U.S. increased by 36 percent last year, marking the highest level since the...

Stanford Investigating Antisemitic Incidents

Stanford University officials announced an investigation this week after multiple swastikas and an image of Hitler were found on a student's door Saturday. The antisemitic...

CUNY Receives $750K to Address Bigotry

The City University of New York (CUNY) has received $750,000 in funding to address religious, racial, and ethnic bigotry, including antisemitism, at its colleges. The...

Protecting Jewish Students Amid Rising Antisemitism

An increase in antisemitism has university administrators ramping up their efforts to safeguard Jewish students.  During the 2020-2021 school year, the ADL (formerly the Anti-Defamation...