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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03 Feb 2017

Jewish student at Wisconsin college receives note: ‘You should be gassed’

First published in The Times of Israel A Jewish student at Beloit College in Wisconsin was targeted twice with anti-Semitic messages, including a threatening note. Last Friday, an anti-Semitic note was found under the door of the student’s dorm room, and earlier this month, a swastika was painted on a

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02 Feb 2017

UH students want leaders to respond to anti-Semitic tweets

First published in Jewish Herald-Voice Houston Hillel is reassuring students and the local Jewish community that Houston’s largest university remains a safe place for Jewish students. The effort follows revelations that a small cadre of current and former University of Houston students has taken to Twitter to praise the mass

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24 Jan 2017

Columbia University’s Rashid Khalidi Is Secure in His Anti-Semitism

First published in Observer Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, is no stranger to controversy, especially when it comes to Jews and Israel. Khalidi, an American citizen, has been described as the spokesperson for the Palestine Liberation Organization in Beirut at a time

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17 Jan 2017

Columbia Professor Accuses Right-Wing Jews of ‘Infesting’ American Politics

First published in Forward Palestinian historian Rashid Khalidi is bemoaning that right-wing Jews are “infesting” the American government and influencing policy toward Israel. “There are a group of people, a lot of them in Israel, some of them in the United States, who live in a world of their own,”

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10 Jan 2017

Anti-Semitism only on our terms

First published on YNet News The US Senate has unanimously passed the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, introduced by US Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Bob Casey (D-PA). If approved by the House, the bill will give the US Department of Education the statutory tools to examine anti-Semitic incidents in the broadest

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06 Jan 2017

‘No Jews Allowed’ Accompanies Swastika-Like Symbols Found in Stanford Campus Area

First pubished on The Algeminer Swastika-like symbols were discovered at five separate locations on the Stanford University campus, San Francisco news website The Mercury News reported. According to the report, graffiti was part of a spate of a total of 10 cases of antisemitic vandalism in the vicinity of the school, including in

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22 Dec 2016

Yes, The Left’s Anti-Semitism Is More Pronounced Than The Alt-Right’s

First published in The Federalist Although the fight against anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry must be nonpartisan, my recent attempt to draw attention to left-wing anti-Semitism triggered a depressingly partisan response. I was labeled a “liberal” by self-avowed anti-Semites and an “anti-Semite,” among other hateful terms, by self-avowed liberals.

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16 Dec 2016

Left’s hatred of Israel is racism in disguise

First published in The Sunday Times How do you know if someone’s an antisemite? They don’t all perform stiff-arm salutes for the camera and offer interesting 140-character thoughts about race theory on Twitter. Although those are helpful clues, as the American alt-right, Hezbollah and Iran’s leadership prove. But antisemitism isn’t

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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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