Anti-Semitism on the rise and Columbia is a focal point.
The rest of us could use a lesson or two as well.
Given our title, we’ve seen it first hand, but we keep getting confirmation.
One of Bryn Mawr College’s past presidents was viewed as a hero, with buildings named after her on the college campus, until further research discovered she was anti-Semitic and refused to admit black students.
Vandalism at UCLA strikes the Jewish student body president, where a mezuzah was taken from the doorpost. A mezuzah is placed on the door post and is filled with sacred Jewish prayer text, symbolizing one’s Jewish identity and pride.
The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill, now headed for the SC Senate with support from the governor, designed to protect students from anti-semitic acts.
Professor Michael Chikindas’s allegedly anti-Semitic social media posts are being investigated for potentially violating Rutgers University’s anti-discrimination policies.
A pro-Palestinian group said that they’re fine with advocating for violence, when necessary.
An eighth university, Chapman University, voted to condemn anti-Semitism and adopted the State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism.
A new report said that at the 113 U.S. schools that Jews were most likely to attend, anti-Semitic incidents went up 40% from 2015 to 2016.