13 Jun 2018

Jewish Parents Outraged at anti-Semitic All-Day Event at Newton North High: Turmoil at School Board Meeting

Shouts of “Fire the Superintendent!” Angry parents and citizens dominated the first hour of a scheduled Newton Public School board meeting on Monday night, in an effort to show their disgust and rage at the continued teaching of bias against Israel that has been the focus of controversy in this leafy, heavily Jewish

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10 Jun 2018

Join our protest this Monday in Newton, MA

The Jewish community was promised by the Newton School Committee that all offending Middle East curricula would be removed from the schools until new materials, vetted by professionals, could be secured or created. This promise proved to be false. APT’s Public Request for Information revealed that the same sort of materials we

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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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