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The film Hate Spaces dissects the issue of gross indifference towards American Jews on universities nation-wide.
"The presence of IDF and police threatened our coalition of Arab, black, undocumented, trans, and the greater activist community."
The racism that has simmered so long under America's polite society is again beginning to rise to the surface, and as usual is also affecting Jews.
American Jewish students are providing anti-Semites with their best weapon – fear.
Letter of protest charges SJP with “harassing and intimidating Jewish students.”
Temple University's SJP claims the pro-Israel Jewish student harassed and provoked them into assaulting him.
UCLA Students went up to the microphone to gush hate, bias, and one-sided claims against Israel.
Dressing up intimidation as a “sanctified” right is an obscene distortion of the First Amendment.
A Jewish DePaul student said, 'I have to defend myself, my Judaism, my pride in Israel every day; it’s exhausting.'
The UCLA judicial board handed Students for Justice in Palestine the latest in a string of defeats.
The SJP is emboldened while the grown-ups cower in the corner, avoiding the wrath of the troublemakers.
Multiculturalism rules at Vassar, with one exception: It’s edgy, it’s cool, it’s hip to hate Israel.
Two Claremont Colleges conducted investigations: Pitzer exonerated its Students for Justice in Palestine members and pilloried a Jewish Israeli faculty member from the other school, while Claremont Mckenna found the Pitzer students and the faculty member behaved poorly.
A careful look at the BDS movement shows not legitimate criticism but a movement that is racist and anti-Semitic. Why? BDS clearly targets Israel. Its stated goals vary but all include the "right of return" for Palestinian "refugees." The effort is cloaked to give the impression that ending specific Israeli policies would also end efforts to ostracize Israel. Yet their maximalist demand -- a flood of refugees, which would spell the end of Israel as a Jewish state -- is carefully hidden.
Last week, two shameful events occurred on University of California campuses that made Jewish students feel targeted, intimidated, harassed, and unsafe. We charge the UC administration with failing in their basic responsibilities - to protect Jewish students from a hostile environment and to ensure their rights to freedom of speech.
The recent call by NYU's chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) for TIAA-CREF to divest holdings in targeted companies doing business in Israel is part of a troubling trend that exposes dangerous radicalism on campuses disguised as efforts at achieving social justice.