11 Apr 2019

Antisemitism Lawsuit against Newton Schools Expanded to Include Violation of First Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2019 Contact Ilya Feoktistov, Executive Director, Americans for Peace and Tolerance: [email protected] ANTISEMITISM LAWSUIT AGAINST NEWTON SCHOOLS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE VIOLATION OF FIRST AMENDMENT Students Forced to Perform Islamic Rituals; Taught Qur’an Divine, Bible Forged NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Taxpayers suing to stop anti-Israel and anti-Semitic history

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11 Apr 2019

Jewish Newton High School Students Stand Up to Anti-Israel Curriculum

For years, residents of Newton, Massachusetts, had raised deep concern over anti-Israel, anti-American, and pro-Islamic curriculum being taught in the local public high schools, but were stonewalled and dismissed by the school committee as well as Boston-area Jewish leadership. One of the reasons the schools and the community gave for

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22 Mar 2019

Newton Residents Sue City’s School Committee, Superintendent of Schools, Principals, and Teachers for Discrimination against Jews and Israelis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2019 Contact Ilya Feoktistov: [email protected] NEWTON RESIDENTS SUE CITY’S SCHOOL COMMITTEE, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, PRINCIPALS, AND TEACHERS FOR DISCRIMINATION AGAINST JEWS AND ISRAELIS Ideological / Political Curriculum Teaches Propaganda Instead of Facts NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS. On March 12, 2019, Newton taxpayers filed a lawsuit in Middlesex

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13 Jun 2018

Parents Outraged at anti-Semitic All-Day Newton North Event: 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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23 Apr 2015

Boston University Workshop for High Schools Pressures Jewish Students to Empathize with Hamas

Boston University Workshop for High Schools Whitewashes Terrorism, Encourages Jewish Students to Empathize with Hamas, Promotes Palestinian State. April 23nd 2015 Contact: Dr. Charles Jacobs, President Americans for Peace and Tolerance – 617 835 3584 Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT) today released a video, ‘Axis of Bias @ Weston

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23 Apr 2015

Boston University Workshop for High Schools Whitewashes Terrorism, Encourages Jewish Students to Empathize with Hamas, Promotes Palestinian State

Boston University Workshop for High Schools Whitewashes Terrorism, Encourages Jewish Students to Empathize with Hamas, Promotes Palestinian State. April 23nd 2015 Contact: Dr. Charles Jacobs, President Americans for Peace and Tolerance – 617 835 3584 Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT) today released a video, ‘Axis of Bias @ Weston

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23 Apr 2015

What is the “Axis of Hope” at Boston University?

What is the “Axis of Hope” at Boston University? Axis of Hope is a non-profit organization founded by Boston University Professor Carl Hobert in 2002. Its stated idealistic mission is: “developing in young adults an understanding of alternative, non-violent approaches to resolving complex conflicts locally, nationally and internationally.” Axis of

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23 Apr 2015

Reasons Why Boston University’s “Whose Jerusalem?” Workshop for High Schools Is Biased and Politicized

Reasons Why Boston University’s “Whose Jerusalem?” Workshop for High Schools Is Biased and Politicized Instead of teaching students how to understand the complex hundred-year-old conflict between Arabs and Jews, Axis of Hope is encouraging teenagers to come up with political solutions based on misleading teaching materials. Axis of Hope founder

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27 Feb 2015

Anti-Israel Bias in American High Schools – Multi-Media Presentation by Dr. Charles Jacobs

APT President Charles Jacobs presents data on anti-Israel education at Newton Public Schools in Massachusetts and at the Friends Seminary in New York.

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