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News and updates about Campus Antisemitism

Christian group:

Israeli Independence Day celebrated with Solidarity “Walk-In”

The celebrations culminated in a solidarity “walk-in” at UCLA in partnership with Students Supporting Israel after a UCLA Israel celebration.

Israeli Independence Day celebrated with Solidarity “Walk-In”

US lawmaker:

'Cutting funds for Harvard should be on the table'

Rep. Jake Auchincloss says cutting federal funds for Harvard University and other schools should be an option “on the table” over their handling of campus antisemitism.

'Cutting funds for Harvard should be on the table'

In protest of Gaza war:

George Washington University graduates walk out of commencement

Graduates of George Washington University disrupt university President’s speech, in protest over the war in Gaza and last week’s clearing of an on-campus protest encampment.

George Washington University graduates walk out of commencement

After being placed on leave:

University president who agreed to boycott Israel retires

Sonoma State University President announces his retirement, just days after being placed on administrative leave for making concessions to anti-Israel student groups on campus.

University president who agreed to boycott Israel retires

Watch:

What do the campus protesters actually know about the conflict?

New video posted to social media reveals the lack of knowledge of campus anti-Israel protesters about what they are protesting over.

What do the campus protesters actually know about the conflict?

Senior Fellow at Tel Aviv Institute:

'Love being Jewish 10 times more than others hate you for it'

Hen Mazzig, senior fellow at Tel Aviv Institute, talks about the constant struggle for public opinion in the media.

'Love being Jewish 10 times more than others hate you for it'

California:

University president who agreed to boycott Israel is suspended

California university president placed on leave after agreeing to boycott Israeli institutions.

University president who agreed to boycott Israel is suspended

Chicago:

Police clear pro-Palestinian Arab encampment at DePaul University

Police dismantle pro-Palestinian Arab encampment at DePaul University in Chicago, say all the protesters “voluntarily left” the area.

Police clear pro-Palestinian Arab encampment at DePaul University

After agreeing to boycott Israel:

President of California university temporarily steps down

President of Sonoma State University announces he is stepping aside after agreement with pro-Palestinian Arab protesters that includes an academic boycott of Israel.

President of California university temporarily steps down

Campus anti-Israel protests:

Police arrest pro-Palestinian protesters at UC Irvine

Pro-Palestinian Arab protesters enter lecture hall at UC Irvine and surround the building. Police officers arrive at the scene and begin making arrests.

Police arrest pro-Palestinian protesters at UC Irvine

TV show mocks protests

'What's intifada?' 'It's this amazing salad'

Israeli satire program Eretz Nehederet released a new skit mocking the anti-Israel demonstrations that have been occurring on campuses across the US.

'What's intifada?' 'It's this amazing salad'

Anti-Israel protesters occupy CUNY Graduate Center library

Protesters rename Mina Rees Library, "The Al Aqsa University Library”, agree to leave only after president promises them amnesty for taking over school building.

Anti-Israel protesters occupy CUNY Graduate Center library

Anti-Israel Cornell University protesters disband peacefully

In a rarity, Cornell pro-Palestinian encampment disbands with neither arrests nor deal.

Anti-Israel Cornell University protesters disband peacefully

Due to anti-Israel protests:

Survey: Over 60% of Jewish students feel less safe on campus

Many Jewish students say pro-Palestinian encampments make them feel less safe, Hillel survey finds.

Survey: Over 60% of Jewish students feel less safe on campus

Harvard University:

Anti-Israel protesters take down encampment

Protesters against the war between Israel and Hamas voluntary take down their tents after university officials agree to meet to discuss their demands.

Anti-Israel protesters take down encampment

Congress investigating 20 groups funding anti-Israel protests

House Oversight and Committee Chairman James Comer and Education Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx ask Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for all suspicious activity reports on groups behind campus anti-Israel protests.

Congress investigating 20 groups funding anti-Israel protests

Rewarding protesters:

U of Minnesota holds Israel divestment hearing

After making deals with protesters, universities are granting hearings on Israel divestment.

U of Minnesota holds Israel divestment hearing

Amid antisemitism on campus:

Cornell University President steps down

Cornell University President Martha Pollack insists her departure is unrelated to anti-Israel protests and displays of antisemitism on campus.

Cornell University President steps down

Case Western Reserve U

Contractors spray-paint over anti-Israel protesters

After university president orders 'spirit wall' painted over to remove antisemitic graffiti, activists refuse to move from in front of wall, even as worker sprays white paint on them and the wall.

Contractors spray-paint over anti-Israel protesters

EJC calls on Europe’s university rectors: Protect Jewish students

Following attacks on Jewish students amid anti-Zionist campus demonstrations, Jewish organization urges European university rectors to take steps to rectify situation. Demonstrations 'glorify violence against Jews, attempt to muzzle any form of expression by Jewish students.'

EJC calls on Europe’s university rectors: Protect Jewish students

George Washington U:

Anti-Israel protesters demand 'Guillotine' for university pres.

Protesters hold mock court sentencing George Washington University president and other school officials to beheading and hanging. 35 protesters arrested as police break up encampment.

Anti-Israel protesters demand 'Guillotine' for university pres.

Ad calling out campus antisemitism to air during NBA playoffs

Robert Kraft’s foundation to air ad slamming antisemitism at campus protests during NBA playoffs.

Ad calling out campus antisemitism to air during NBA playoffs

Campus anti-Israel protests:

Police clear pro-Palestinian encampment at University of Chicago

Police in riot gear clear an anti-Israel encampment at the University of Chicago. University President says the university intervened to end the encampment due to safety concerns.

Police clear pro-Palestinian encampment at University of Chicago

After anti-Israel comment:

Omar faces censure motion at the House

Rep. Don Bacon introduces motion to censure Rep. Ilhan Omar, who referred to some Jewish students as "pro-genocide".

Omar faces censure motion at the House

Survey:

Majority of college students reject anti-Israel protests methods

New poll finds that the Arab-Israeli conflict is not a priority for vast majority of students, while students do not oppose anti-Israel protests, they do oppose blocking Jewish students and occupying buildings.

Majority of college students reject anti-Israel protests methods

Antisemitism in US:

‘Protests affect future students’

Responding to the violent wave of antisemitism, Hillel is out on US campuses to support Jewish students. Director General, Noga Brenner-Samia, spoke to Arutz Sheva.

‘Protests affect future students’

Imagining a world without antisemitism

In this utopian world in which Jew-hatred was nothing but a bad memory, Hamas would have no reason to exist. Instead of building rockets and tunnels, the residents of Gaza could turn their coastal enclave into a paradise with a bustling economy and a high standard of living. Op-ed.

Imagining a world without antisemitism

NYC Mayor to Arutz Sheva:

'These are not protests, this is dangerous radicalization'

Mayor Adams discusses the challenges facing New York amid growing antisemitism on campuses. Special interview.

'These are not protests, this is dangerous radicalization'

Columbia cancels commencement ceremony after protests

School where anti-Israel 'tent encampments' began announces there will be no university-wide graduation ceremony this year.

Columbia cancels commencement ceremony after protests

Min. Chikli to university heads:

'Take urgent and decisive action to root out campus antisemitism'

Minister of Diaspora Affairs and Combating Antisemitism warns university heads that inaction in the face of growing antisemitism is 'complicit in perpetuating this toxic environment.'

'Take urgent and decisive action to root out campus antisemitism'

Sen. Fetterman:

'Campus protests work against peace in the Middle East'

Sen. John Fetterman denounces pro-Palestinian Arab college protests: They should be protesting for a ceasefire now.

'Campus protests work against peace in the Middle East'

U. of Southern California:

Police clear pro-Palestinian Arab encampment

Police in riot gear clear pro-Palestinian Arab encampment on USC's campus, push several dozen people out of the campus gates.

Police clear pro-Palestinian Arab encampment

UC Santa Cruz:

SJP calls for boycott of Jewish groups

Students for Justice in Palestine at UCSC demands school boycott Jewish organizations, including Hellen Diller foundation, Koret foundation, Israel Institute, and Hillel International.

SJP calls for boycott of Jewish groups

University of Michigan:

Pro-Palestinian Arab protesters interrupt commencement

A group of pro-Palestinian Arab protesters briefly interrupt spring University of Michigan commencement ceremony, call for divestment from Israel.

Pro-Palestinian Arab protesters interrupt commencement

ANALYSIS:

Who is paying for the American campus protests?

There has been an undeniable influx of money from overseas into the most prestigious universities in the United States. For almost 20 years, a central player in this development has been Qatar.

Who is paying for the American campus protests?

Anti-Israel protests:

Not all of the arrested protesters affiliated with Columbia U.

More than 25% of arrested Columbia protesters were not connected to the university, police say.

Not all of the arrested protesters affiliated with Columbia U.

The ivory tower jihad

In the appalling scenes on campus, monstrous chickens are now coming home to roost.

The ivory tower jihad

Quebec Premier:

'Dismantle anti-Israel protest encampment at McGill'

Quebec Premier Francois Legault calls the police to dismantle a pro-Palestinian Arab protest encampment that was set up on the lower field of McGill University's downtown campus in Montreal.

'Dismantle anti-Israel protest encampment at McGill'

Second Gentleman speaks to Jewish students amid campus protests

White House official says Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff spoke with Jewish students from Columbia University and Barnard College as well as Hillel leaders from Emory and the University of Texas at Austin.

Second Gentleman speaks to Jewish students amid campus protests

Iranian university head offers free tuition to US protesters

Shiraz University head says students who who are expelled over their actions during recent antisemitic protests are welcome to continue their studies at his institution.

Iranian university head offers free tuition to US protesters

Antisemitism expert:

'Qatari billions used as soft power to influence campus, culture'

Dr. Charles Asher Small, the founder and director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy, tells Arutz Sheva recent rise in antisemitism is a warning of a threat to democracy and Western culture.

'Qatari billions used as soft power to influence campus, culture'

Biden:

'No place on American campuses for antisemitism'

President Joe Biden addressed ongoing anti-Israel protests on college campuses.

'No place on American campuses for antisemitism'

Trump:

'We're not letting left-wing morons on campuses take over US'

Speaking outside NYC court, former President Trump praises NYPD for removing anti-Israel protest encampment from Columbia University, says radical left protests have to be stopped.

'We're not letting left-wing morons on campuses take over US'

Stanford submits photo of protester wearing Hamas headband to FBI

University forwards 'disturbing' picture of masked man wearing same green headband as Hamas terrorists at campus protest to FBI.

Stanford submits photo of protester wearing Hamas headband to FBI

132 arrested

Police clear anti-Israel protesters out of UCLA encampment

Police move into the anti-Israel protest encampment on the campus of UCLA and over 100 of arrests.

Police clear anti-Israel protesters out of UCLA encampment

$290,000 for students who protected American flag

GoFundMe raises $290,000+ for UNC students who protected American flag during protests.

$290,000 for students who protected American flag

UCLA protests

Reporter bewildered by Chabad 'Moshiach' flag

A CBS News reporter covering clashes between pro and anti-Israel protesters at UCLA was baffled by a flag waved by one of the pro-Israel protesters.

Reporter bewildered by Chabad 'Moshiach' flag

Campus anti-Israel protests:

More than a dozen arrested at University of Texas at Dallas

Law enforcement dismantle encampment that pro-Palestinian Arab students set up on the campus.

More than a dozen arrested at University of Texas at Dallas

Amid campus protests

US House approves antisemitism bill

House of Representatives approves bipartisan Antisemitism Awareness Act by a majority of 320 to 91.

US House approves antisemitism bill

American student to Arutz Sheva:

'Our Jewish community doesn't succumb to fear'

Vice President of Engagement of the University of Michigan Hillel Jack Landstein talks to Arutz Sheva about life as a Jewish student amid the anti-Israel protests on university campuses.

'Our Jewish community doesn't succumb to fear'

Columbia Pres:

University considered 'proposals on divestment' from Israel

After police remove anti-Israel protesters, Columbia University President Minouche Shafik reveals university officials considered acceding to protesters' demands, says they protested for an 'important cause.'

University considered 'proposals on divestment' from Israel

'Little Gazas'

Senate Republicans condemn campus anti-Israel protests

Senate Republicans, led by Sen. Tom Cotton, called on government agencies to act against the violent, antisemitic protesters and accused Biden of instead putting pressure on Israel.

Senate Republicans condemn campus anti-Israel protests

Jewish UCLA student:

'Jews of LA said enough is enough'

Eli Tsives, a Jewish student at UCLA says Los Angeles Jews came to the campus to draw police to enforce the anti-Israel protesters who have been harassing him and other Jewish students.

'Jews of LA said enough is enough'

'A proud moment'

NYPD regains control of CCNY campus, raises US flag

Approximately 300 were arrested overnight at CCNY and Columbia after the NYPD was called on to clear out anti-Israel protesters who had been occupying the campuses.

NYPD regains control of CCNY campus, raises US flag

Amid anti-Israel protests:

Police officers enter Columbia University campus

Large numbers of New York City police officers enter Columbia University as dozens of pro-Palestinian Arab protesters remain on the campus. At least 100 people arrested.

Police officers enter Columbia University campus

Jewish student punched in face at UC Berkeley

Law student filming anti-Israel protest accosted and assaulted by 'guard.' 'Protests are peaceful until you don't comply.'

Jewish student punched in face at UC Berkeley

UCLA

Pro-Israel counter-protester attacked, threatened with taser

Sword found in midst of violence at UCLA anti-Israel protests. Woman attempts to rip sign from pro-Israel protester's hands, threatens him with a taser.

Pro-Israel counter-protester attacked, threatened with taser

White House condemns protesters' takeover of Columbia building

Administration spokespeople say anti-Israel activists' recent actions at Columbia University, including takeover of Hamilton Hall, are "not peaceful" and "hate speech."

White House condemns protesters' takeover of Columbia building

Columbia U. is the testing ground for definitions of antisemitism

The definition from 2,000 years ago proves to be the most accurate and practical. Why? Because every pro-Hamas has been caught harbouring a flagrant ambition to witness the liquidation of Zionists. Opinion.

Columbia U. is the testing ground for definitions of antisemitism

Columbia U protesters defy deadline to disperse

Protesters were warned to disperse by 2 p.m. or face suspension. Ultimatum comes as Columbia President Minouche Shafik says efforts to negotiate with the anti-Israel protesters on campus have failed.

Columbia U protesters defy deadline to disperse