University students often fall victim to antisemitic and anti-Zionist discrimination on campus, yet most students don’t realize that they have legal rights to combat this behavior. Many universities consider Zionism as a solely political movement and fail to recognize that anti-Zionist rhetoric creates and often reinforces antisemitism on campus. Students should seek to fight for their civil rights and to explain the connection between antisemitism and anti-Zionism on campuses. In a webinar co-hosted by myself, Tulane University for Israel, CAMERA on Campus, and others, Benjamin Ryberg of the Lawfare Project spoke about different cases the organization has handled involving discrimination against Israelis, Zionists, and Jewish students. Benjamin empowered university students to take a stance against antisemitic/anti-Zionist behavior on campus, and he explained the civil rights that protect Jewish and Pro-Israel voices.
Click here to read the full article in The Times of Israel.
Contributed by 2019-2020 Tulane University CAMERA Fellow Yael Pasumansky.