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Casual Hatred at UMass Amherst

A young Jewish woman calls out from her seat in the auditorium at UMass Amherst’s Fine Arts Center. She confronts former CNN Commentator Marc Lamont Hill over his apparent indifference to ongoing rocket attacks against Israeli civilians launched by terrorists living in the Gaza Strip. Hill, who lost his job...

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IHRA: The Importance of Defining Antisemitism

Antisemitism is on the rise. Statistics demonstrate how European countries such as France and Germany show a rise in offences and violent attacks against Jews. The UK had one of the highest number of antisemitic incidents in 2018, since 1984.    Explaining the growth of international antisemitism is important, but also understanding...

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The Iranian Threat to Israel is Real

Seven hundred rockets fell on Israel on May 6, initiating the greatest escalation of violence between Israel and Gaza in recent times, and leaving four innocent Israeli civilians dead and more than 100 injured. Life in Israel was brought to a dramatic halt as shrill warning sirens repeatedly blasted throughout...

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At Brooklyn College, Intifada Chants Are Justified

On March 21st, a group of students enthusiastically chanted “Intifada, Intifada” at a Brooklyn College vigil held in honor of the victims of the Christchurch massacre.  Days later, the campus’ Israel Apartheid Week was hosted by the Brooklyn College Socialists, Students for Justice in Palestine, and the Brooklyn College Student Union;...

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The Truth about J-Street

University campuses are about engagement in open dialogue, discourse, and debate. They’re about the importance of conversation and education in challenging and inspiring students. This holds particularly true and necessary when discussing Israel. Students have wide-ranging political convictions when it comes to Israel, and several Jewish and Israeli students’ groups were created...

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