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Posts Tagged: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

April 10, 2024 4:50 pm

Ohio State University Accused of Ignoring Antisemitism, Strongly Denies Claims

Three major nonprofit organizations have joined forces as co-litigants in a civil rights complaint alleging that Ohio State University (OSU) has grossly foundered in responding...

April 3, 2024 1:41 pm

Campus Antisemitism Affecting Jewish High School Students’ College Enrollment Decisions, New Poll Finds

An explosion of antisemitism at US colleges and universities since Hamas' massacre across southern Israel on Oct. 7 is affecting how Jewish high school students...

March 20, 2024 4:39 pm

Jewish Students Don’t Feel Safe on US College Campuses After Oct. 7 Massacre, New Survey Finds

Overwhelming majorities of Jewish students feel less safe at their colleges and universities amid an explosion of antisemitism across US campuses since Hamas' massacre across...

February 1, 2024 7:01 pm

‘Deeply Troubling’: Civil Rights Nonprofit Calls for Protections for Jewish Students

Leading civil rights nonprofit StandWithUs has written to the US Department of Education (DOE) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), calling on the agency to issue...

January 25, 2024 12:11 pm

Office for Civil Rights Investigating Antisemitism at Ohio State University

Federal scrutiny of antisemitism on American college campuses continues with the US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announcing earlier this month that...

January 24, 2024 4:01 pm

US Office for Civil Rights Investigating Northwestern University Over Alleged Ignored Antisemitism Complaints

The US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating Northwestern University to determine whether it ignored allegations of antisemitic discrimination and harassment after...

January 17, 2024 3:29 pm

‘Zionist Pig!’ Antisemitic Discrimination at American University Alleged in New Civil Rights Complaint

Shocking allegations of antisemitic assault, discrimination, and harassment at American University in Washington DC were unveiled on Wednesday in a new complaint filed with the...

January 4, 2024 3:25 pm

George Washington University Professor Accused of Antisemitism Leaves School, Heads to Qatar-Based Institute

George Washington University psychology professor Lara Sheehi, who was accused of verbally abusing and discriminating against her Jewish graduate students, has left the school and...

December 18, 2023 2:26 pm

Wellesley College President Denounces Extreme Anti-Zionist Rhetoric, Rebuffing School Faculty

Wellesley College President Paula Johnson has pushed back on faculty pressuring her to condone certain anti-Israel rhetoric on campus, stating in an open letter that...

December 14, 2023 7:32 am

Biden Administration Again Delays Civil Rights Protections Against Antisemitism

The administration of US President Joe Biden has once again delayed issuing new federal regulations that would apply the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition...

November 20, 2023 4:43 pm

Virginia Student Suspended After Reporting Antisemitic Incident at School, Parents Say

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), a school division in Northern Virginia, has been sharply criticized for allegedly suspending an Asian-American student who exposed antisemitism at...

October 12, 2023 4:40 pm

‘Exercise Moral Leadership’: Nonprofits Call on Universities to Monitor Pro-Hamas Rallies on Campus and Denounce Terrorism

Several nonprofit organizations are imploring higher education officials to "exercise moral leadership," unambiguously condemn Hamas's terrorist campaign in Israel and honor their legal obligation to...

May 11, 2023 3:17 pm

US Government Investigating George Washington University for Alleged Anti-Palestinian Discrimination

The US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has opened a first of its kind investigation of alleged anti-Palestinian discrimination at George Washington University,...

September 13, 2022 6:00 am

Department of Education Launches Investigation into Antisemitism Allegations at University of Vermont

The US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has opened a formal civil rights investigation into allegations of antisemitism at the University of...


Explosion from Hezbollah Drone Leaves Man Seriously Injured in Northern Isr...

i24 News - A resident of northern Israel sustained serious injuries on Saturday after an explosive-laden drone, believed to be...


Biden Pressure on Israel Partly Due to Concerns Over 2024 Election, Says Is...

Israeli politician and former Ambassador Danny Danon attributed US President Joe Biden's increasingly critical posture toward Israel's war on the...

Middle East

Israelis on Edge as Iranian Threat to Attack Looms

Israelis nationwide are preparing for an imminent attack by Iran and wider escalation in the north with Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terrorist organization based in Lebanon. While much attention has been focused...

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