26 May 2017

Anti-Semitism at UC Irvine: where is the Jewish leadership?

First published in The Times of Israel For well over a decade now, pro-Palestinian students on college campuses have turned the Israeli-Palestinian conflict into one of the biggest hot-button topics in our universities. The result has been a campus climate of bullying and intimidation directed against our Jewish students. As

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27 Nov 2015

We Must Aggressively Fight Antisemitism on All College Campuses

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” – Elie Wiesel On November 12, 2015, sentiments similar to those expressed pre-WWII in Germany played out in the City University of New York’s Hunter College, with

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17 Nov 2015

A staggering 70% of Jewish students experienced anti-Semitism at UC

First published in The Times of Israel The University of California (UC) has recently witnessed an alarming escalation in anti-Semitic activity. The many incidents of anti-Semitism last year made repeated national headlines. And school has been back in session a mere handful of weeks and already numerous frightening incidents have

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18 Feb 2015

Experts Say ‘Antisemitism Has Become Fashionable Again’

First published in The Times of Israel NEW YORK – Not a week seems to go by without an anti-Semitic attack in the United States – either verbal or violent – against Jews. “Unfortunately anti-Semitism has become fashionable again,” Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, executive vice president for the New York Board of

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