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

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

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

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