Tag Archives: antisemitism

University of Colorado Receives a C on ADL’s Audit of Antisemitism on Campuses

Since October 7, the ADL reports that campus antisemitism has risen, with nearly half of schools failing to effectively respond.

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“Standing Against Hate” Town Hall on Monday

Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty will make a presentation about the current climate in Boulder County, followed by a panel discussion about hate speech, how to respond to it, and the impact of hate speech/crimes on our community at the Boulder JCC on Monday, February 12.

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Column: Let These Friends of Palestinians Go – to Jail

The public should be screaming for arrests of anyone who commit criminal offenses when they block bridges, highways and airports; besiege Jewish students in a university facility; shout antisemitic remarks;, disrupt school speakers and vandalize Jewish facilities. If convicted, they must be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Many of them commit crimes that could lead to prison.

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We Must Face Division with Calls for Unity

I am not looking for sympathy or pity, I tell my story as the basis for my life’s work: to bring unity and understanding everywhere I go. When protestors yell “from the river and to the sea” and other anti-Semitic chants, we must let the words of unity drown out those of division.

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Column: The Hate-Crimes Obstacle Course

Paul Kessler, a 69-year-old pro-Israel protestor died after clashing with pro-Arab protestors. Loay Abdelfattah Alnaji, 50, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and battery. The incident's classification as a hate crime remains disputed.

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Letter: Hypocritical Harvard Professors

Over 100 Harvard professors condemn donors criticizing campus antisemitism, raising allegations of hypocrisy given Harvard's acceptance of $895 million potentially tied to increased antisemitism. The issue sheds light on concealed donations affecting university policies.

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Column: Free Palestine? Free the Brooklyn Bridge

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We cannot be blamed for suspecting that 40-year-old Samantha Woll was stabbed to death at her Detroit home because of the crisis in Israel. Her murder occurred two weeks after Hamas butchered 1400 Jews in southern Israel, followed by Israel’s merciless bombing of Gaza.

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Column: A Queer Clash in Houston Between Gay Students and Hillel at Rice U.

A gay student group in Houston bashes a nation that protects, sustains and facilitates gay rights while shielding a society that slaughters its own inhabitants who engage in same-sex relationships. Not only that, but they send a forceful signal that antisemitism propels their behavior.

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Upcoming Event Explores the Resurgence of Antisemitism and Challenging Conversations

Mark your calendars for a thought-provoking evening as the University of Colorado Boulder's Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA), in collaboration with Grace Commons Church and CU Libraries, presents “Difficult Dialogues: Antisemitism & Being Jewish in the United States”.

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Letter: The Antisemitic “Academic Freedom” at Princeton

Recently Princeton Assistant Professor Satyel Larson's included as required reading Jasbir Puar's book "The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability." MAIM is the operative word. Puar's premise is that every shot fired by every IDF soldier since May 1948 is solely aimed to maim Arabs and Palestinians notwithstanding that 28,400 Jews have have been murdered by the Arabs -- murdered being the terminology of Arab leader the Grand Mufti Amin al Husseini -- since May 1948.

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Column: Adam Schiff’s Censure Amounts to Antisemitism

Almost immediately I shuddered when I switched on the television Wednesday night last week and learned that U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff was censured by the House of Representatives. I felt as if I was watching a replay of the trials of Alfred Dreyfus and Leo Frank.

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Letter: Biden’s Feckless Strategy to Fight Antisemitism

Notwithstanding the praise that some Jewish organizations have heaped on the Biden White House's recent plan to fight antisemitism ("U.S. National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism"), the facts -- for at least two reasons -- demonstrate that this plan is toothless. 

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