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News and updates about Jewish students

PM to US Jewish students:

'How do you fight lies? With the truth'

PM Netanyahu meets with a delegation of US Jewish students, who have arrived in Israel at the initiative of Olami.

'How do you fight lies? With the truth'

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

The professor who wants Jewish students to be afraid

Not on an American campus, but in Jerusalem's Hebrew University, Prof Shalhoub-Kevorkian says Jewish students "better be afraid." And the rector reinstated her after she was finally suspended. Op-ed.

The professor who wants Jewish students to be afraid

For allowing antisemitism

Two Jewish students file lawsuit against MIT

Two Jewish students accuse MIT of allowing antisemitism on campus that has resulted in them being intimidated, harassed and assaulted.

Two Jewish students file lawsuit against MIT

Why I quit my dream job at MIT

I refuse to teach students who lack basic critical thinking skills—or who condemn my Jewish identity. Opinion.

Why I quit my dream job at MIT

Over antisemitism:

Jewish students sue Harvard University

Six students accuse Harvard of allowing its campus to become a bastion of rampant antisemitism.

Jewish students sue Harvard University

Cornell University:

Student criminally charged after threatening Jewish students

21-year-old Patrick Dai, a junior at Cornell, federally charged in connection with threats to Jewish students at the university.

Student criminally charged after threatening Jewish students

Following threats:

Jewish students at Cornell urged to avoid kosher dining hall

Jewish students at Cornell University advised to avoid kosher dining hall after threats to Jews were posted on university discussion forum.

Jewish students at Cornell urged to avoid kosher dining hall

Watch:

Jewish students locked in library as protesters bang on door

Jewish students at Cooper Union College locked inside library for 40 minutes as anti-Israeli protesters block the doors.

Jewish students locked in library as protesters bang on door

Jewish students in the US: "Afraid to go to campus."

Jewish students in the US are afraid to go to campus and blame the universities for turning a blind eye to increasing anti-Semitism

Jewish students in the US: "Afraid to go to campus."

Jewish students targeted at Massachusetts middle school

Parent says that children were harassed by as many as 50 students making Nazi salutes.

Jewish students targeted at Massachusetts middle school

AJC: Over a third of Jewish students feel unsafe on campus

Study finds that Jewish students are more likely to experience exclusion, fear and intimidation at US colleges due to their identify.

AJC: Over a third of Jewish students feel unsafe on campus

Jewish U of Denver students' mezuzahs torn, defiled with pork

Police investigating after three Jewish students in one week have mezuzahs vandalized, with one student's door defaced with pork.

Jewish U of Denver students' mezuzahs torn, defiled with pork

Britain:

Case against uni for failing Hamas essay to be heard in court

Jewish student's case against Leeds University over lecturer who allegedly failed her for paper criticizing Hamas proceeding to trial.

Case against uni for failing Hamas essay to be heard in court

Antisemitism

Study: Canadian Jewish social work students face denigration

Social work curricula teaching students about hate and discrimination omit antisemitism from program.

Study: Canadian Jewish social work students face denigration

Jewish college students are falling through the cracks

How universities have decided that Jewish students don't need protection. Op-ed.

Jewish college students are falling through the cracks

U of Vermont under federal investigation for campus antisemitism

Department of Education looking into allegations of widespread discrimination against Jewish students at the institution.

U of Vermont under federal investigation for campus antisemitism

UK activist: Most bullying of Jewish children not reported

Longtime Jewish liaison officer says British Jewish students frequently subjected to ‘gas chamber’ hissing and other taunts.

UK activist: Most bullying of Jewish children not reported

UK antisemitism advisor:

Student union should be sanctioned over 'poor treatment' of Jews

UK gov's independent adviser on antisemitism calls for National Union of Students to face consequences for series of anti-Jewish scandals.

Student union should be sanctioned over 'poor treatment' of Jews

Indiana U Jewish students targeted by antisemitic online posts

Jewish fraternity students at Indiana University were targeted with “disgusting” antisemitic posts that are being investigated by police.

Indiana U Jewish students targeted by antisemitic online posts

Claims of antisemitism at Brooklyn College lead to federal probe

U.S. Department of Education opens investigation into “severe and persistent antisemitic harassment" of Jewish students.

Claims of antisemitism at Brooklyn College lead to federal probe

Tufts University to address campus antisemitism

Tufts University has unveiled a plan to address campus antisemitism after an undergraduate survey validated the concerns of Jewish students.

Tufts University to address campus antisemitism

Australian gov fires staffer behind pro-Hitler social media post

New South Wales department of education staffer posted Hitler message on Jewish student union's Facebook page.

Australian gov fires staffer behind pro-Hitler social media post

Is college hostile to Jewish students? Some say yes, others no.

A pro-Israel group says Hunter College is ‘pervasively hostile’ to Jewish students. Jews on campus disagree.

Is college hostile to Jewish students? Some say yes, others no.

Oxford U slammed for donations from estate of son of UK fascist

British Jewish student groups denounce university for accepting millions in donations from charitable trust linked to Oswald Mosley.

Oxford U slammed for donations from estate of son of UK fascist

British prof accused of anti-Semitism fired after investigation

Bristol U prof who referred to Jewish students as "pawns of a racist regime" fired after disciplinary hearing.

British prof accused of anti-Semitism fired after investigation

Poll: 65% of Jewish college students feel ‘unsafe’ on campus

Survey also finds that half of Jewish students polled hide their Jewish identity to avoid physical or verbal attacks.

Poll: 65% of Jewish college students feel ‘unsafe’ on campus

Backers of UK anti-Zionist prof attack U of Bristol Jewish group

Campaign in support of prof under investigation for statements targeting Jewish students doubles down on offensive anti-Israel rhetoric.

Backers of UK anti-Zionist prof attack U of Bristol Jewish group

Advocacy group compiles data on US campus anti-Semitism

Compilation of anti-Semitic campus incidents gives insights into the surge of campus anti-Semitism experienced by Jewish students.

Advocacy group compiles data on US campus anti-Semitism

London, Ontario prof rebuked for singling out Jewish students

Professor calls for Jewish students to be "boycotted and sanctioned" if "their culture is Zionism."

London, Ontario prof rebuked for singling out Jewish students

Apartment of Jewish Florida uni students defaced with swastikas

Swastikas and the word "Nazi" written in chalk on front door of off-campus Tallahassee apartment shared by two Jewish university students.

Apartment of Jewish Florida uni students defaced with swastikas

Oxford U student leaders release "inexcusable" solidarity letter

Referring to "destruction of the Al-Aqsa mosque” during Ramadan, statement further singles out and targets Jewish students.

Oxford U student leaders release "inexcusable" solidarity letter

"Jewish student voices will not be silenced"

UCL Jewish Society and UJS attack decision of UCL Academic Board to replace the IHRA definition of antisemitism.

"Jewish student voices will not be silenced"

Jewish students disrupt Austrian Cabinet minister’s speech

Jewish students in Vienna protest inclusion in Austrian government of party founded by former Nazis.

Jewish students disrupt Austrian Cabinet minister’s speech

World Union of Jewish Students elects Israeli president

Jewish college students from around the world elect Avigayil Benstein as president of the World Union of Jewish Students.

World Union of Jewish Students elects Israeli president

Jewish Vermont college student dies in snowboarding accident

Jewish student at the University of Vermont who was reported missing while snowboarding found dead.

Jewish Vermont college student dies in snowboarding accident

Oxford students to national student leader: Apologize to Jews

OUSU stands up for Jewish students, calls on national student leader to apologize or resign for past anti-Semitic statements.

Oxford students to national student leader: Apologize to Jews

Jewish students threatened in San Francisco

Police arrest at least one suspect after threats to Jewish students at a high school in the San Francisco Bay Area posted on social media.

Jewish students threatened in San Francisco

Pro-Palestinian group denies collecting data on US students

Students for Justice in Palestine denies Israeli report that it collected information on Jewish students on campuses in North America.

Pro-Palestinian group denies collecting data on US students

France: Jewish Teen Beaten After Attack on Kosher Restaurant

Jewish teen beaten outside his school in Paris by anti-Semitic gang. Firebomb attack on kosher restaurant just 4 miles away.

France: Jewish Teen Beaten After Attack on Kosher Restaurant

'When The Sukkahs Come Falling'

Hassidic folk-rock band Rogers Park release their debut music video "Sukkah's Falling", a parody of the The Beatles "I've Just Seen A Face."

'When The Sukkahs Come Falling'

Letter Urging US Universities to Protect Jewish Students

14 organizations unite to send letter calling on US colleges and universities to protect Jewish students from anti-Semitic harassment.

Letter Urging US Universities to Protect Jewish Students