As the committee members embark on their important task of reviewing all the information presented to them, including the information AMCHA and the students provided, we hope that they will make the issue of antisemitism at California colleges and universities part of their agenda to ensure California’s campuses are safe and welcoming environments for Jewish students.
About the Author: The AMCHA Initiative was founded by University of California faculty, Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, Lecturer in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University of California Santa Cruz, and Leila Beckwith, Professor Emeritus in Pediatrics at University of California Los Angeles. For more than 8 years, both women have been involved in academic and advocacy efforts to combat the rise of campus antisemitism. They have written articles and lectured in the U.S., Canada, and Israel about academic anti-Zionism and antisemitism.
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