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Students fighting BDS
Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre
Grief into action: Fundraisers, volunteering, Shabbat programs, even therapy pets, on Pittsburgh college campuses
Carin M. Smilk
Hundreds of Jewish students attending Pittsburgh-area colleges face the aftermath of a violent attack that has put their city on the 24-hour news cycle.
Liran Avisar Ben-Horin
Ignore the boycotters, and experience Israel for yourself
Jewish young adults hear a range of multifaceted, complex, diverse perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that allows them to make up their own minds about the situation.
Taking back the quad as part of strategic efforts to support Israel
Launched in 2015, Maccabee Task Force is doubling its footprint this academic year in the campus battle against BDS.
Young Jews address new campus threats at CAMERA’s annual student conference
“The fact that this is our eighth Student Leadership Conference, with one of the highest attendance records to date, means that students who support Israel are still plagued by hatred-filled anti-Zionist campaigns on campus,” said Aviva Rosenschein, CAMERA's international campus director.
A new approach to fighting campus anti-Semitism
In the wake of recent controversies involving the disruption and canceling of campus events, many university leaders have adopted the University of Chicago’s statement on freedom of speech—a statement that has become the gold standard on free speech for universities across the country.
A day at the (Israeli) beach? Greater awareness is needed on college campuses
Students are enjoying the positive events celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary, but they still have much to learn about the Jewish state’s remarkable people, extraordinary accomplishments and dynamic culture.
Anti-Jewish discrimination, malicious language at San Francisco State University
The Lawfare Project reports that General Union of Palestine Students president Mohammad Hammad wrote “graphic and lurid Tumblr posts describing his desire to set children on fire, radicalize his classmates, join Palestinian terrorist organizations and behead Israeli soldiers.”
California professor calls university’s acceptance of Zionists ‘declaration of war’
Some 60 faith-based and higher-education organizations signed a joint letter condemning Professor Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, calling her statements “highly inflammatory” and “an incitement to violence and a direct threat to Jewish students as SFSU.”
Annual pro-Israel conference makes its latest effort to cut the BDS
More than 500 people representing a multitude of Jewish and pro-Israel groups gathered in Los Angeles from Jan. 19-22 to take part in the fourth annual “Israel in Focus” conference, hosted by StandWithUs.
Global Jewish students report shared challenges on BDS, anti-Semitism, apathy
At the recent 44th World Union of Jewish Students congress in Jerusalem, 157 delegates from 36 countries gathered to connect with other passionate student leaders and explore various facets of what it means to be a Jewish student leader today.