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Anti-Semitic Note Found Inside Hillel Center that Serves Brown and RISD

An anti-Semitic note was recently found inside the Hillel Center that serves Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. The note was discovered...

Stanford University Apologizes for Exclusion of Jewish Students in the 1950s

Stanford University issued an apology Wednesday after a university report revealed the school intentionally excluded Jewish students for years. In a statement, Stanford President Marc...

Universities Selected to Combat Anti-Semitism in Higher Education

To combat growing instances of anti-Semitism in higher education, 17 colleges and universities are participating in Hillel International’s Campus Climate Initiative (CCI) throughout the...

Education Department Investigating Anti-Semitism Allegations at the University of Vermont

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is launching a formal investigation into a complaint alleging anti-Semitism against Jewish students at the...

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,...

Jewish American Heritage Month

This May marks the 16th annual celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month, a time to “pay tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who...

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...

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...

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...