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Anti-Semitism

Holocaust

Yes. That's the answer to a question posed by the headline of Shmuel Rosner's latest piece in the New York Times. Yes: Israeli students need...
Poland

The legacy of the Shoah in Poland, John Paul II said, is "a wound that has not healed, one that keeps bleeding." The Polish government's...
Kenneth Marcus

I don’t always agree with Kenneth L. Marcus, the founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law. But he...
bds

On January 5, Modern Language Association Members for Justice in Palestine hosted a meeting at New York University entitled “Palestine and the Future of Academia.”...
Sweden

The firebombing of a synagogue in Gothenburg thrust Sweden's anti-Semitism crisis into global headlines. For years, Swedish Jews have lived in fear of such violence, which...
bds

I have written before about Jasbir Puar, professor of women and gender studies at Rutgers University. Puar has lent her scholarly credibility, such as it...
bds

Since 2002, student activists have tried to pass anti-Israel divestment resolutions at the University of Michigan. This month, they succeeded on a 23-17 vote of...
BDS

BDS activists are presumably celebrating the UN Human Rights Council’s decision to warn off companies that do business with Israelis in the West Bank. I’d...
BDS

A new academic year has begun and, with it, we can expect new attempts to demonize Israel on our college campuses. As ever, the immoderation...
anti-Semitism

A debate rages among American Jews as to whether right-wing or left-wing anti-Semitism poses the greater danger. Germany has come up with a novel solution...
anti-semitism

When Shabbat services concluded at Beth Israel in Charlottesville, VA, last Saturday, Alan Zimmerman, president of the congregation, “advised congregants that it would be safer...
BDS

It is tricky to assess the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. On the one hand, one does not want to underestimate the...