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Posts Tagged: StandWithUs

February 13, 2023 4:56 pm

500 Academics and Mental Health Professionals Call for Removal of Professor Accused of Antisemitism

Over five hundred academics and mental health professionals have issued a letter urging George Washington University (GWU) to remove "decolonial" clinical psychology professor Lara Sheehi...

January 24, 2023 12:27 pm

The US Department of Education Must Intervene to Address Ongoing Antisemitism at George Washington University

A person’s identity is one of the most valuable things they possess. One’s identity is not just fundamentally who they are; it connects them to...

January 12, 2023 1:59 pm

George Washington University Ignored Professor’s Antisemitism, Says New Civil Rights Complaint

A Jewish nonprofit has filed a civil rights complaint against George Washington University (GWU), alleging that it neglected to protect students from a psychology professor...

December 28, 2022 4:08 pm

It’s Time to Apply ‘Broken Windows’ Thinking to Antisemitism

In criminology, the "broken windows" theory holds that by responding vigilantly to small crimes, we help prevent larger crimes by sending the message that our...

November 21, 2022 4:29 pm

University of Michigan Police Looking for Man Involved in Alleged Antisemitic Assault

The University of Michigan Police Department is searching for a man who allegedly accosted a University of Michigan student and made antisemitic statements. On the afternoon...

November 2, 2022 4:26 pm

Los Angeles City Council Endorses Leading Definition of Antisemitism

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution endorsing the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism. City Councilman Paul Koretz proposed the...

October 27, 2022 4:42 pm

UN Commission Announces Investigation of Israeli ‘Apartheid’

A UN commission announced Thursday that it will investigate the allegation that Israel is an "apartheid state," eliciting strong rebuke from pro-Israel organizations. “We’re focusing on...

August 23, 2022 1:37 pm

Combating Antisemitism Is Crucial to the Academic Integrity of Our Nation’s Campuses

As students return to college campuses this fall, new opportunities create excitement and optimistic nervousness. Unfortunately, an unwelcome source of anxiety also exists: growing antisemitism,...

April 21, 2022 4:05 pm

Jewish Group Calls for New Steps to Address Antisemitic Harassment at University of Connecticut

A Jewish advocacy group is joining a Jewish University of Connecticut student's efforts to resolve a complaint she filed after facing antisemitic harassment for removing...

April 7, 2022 10:58 am

Insurance Giant GEICO Cancels Event With Linda Sarsour After Outcry

The insurance giant GEICO has cancelled an event set to feature activist Linda Sarsour, apologizing and saying it “does not condone hatred.” Soon after a social...

February 9, 2022 4:00 pm

US Lawmakers Call on Dept. of Education to End Delay of Campus Antisemitism Guidance

Thirty-nine members of the US Congress have urged the Department of Education to issue promised Title VI guidance to protect Jewish students from antisemitism on...

November 16, 2021 4:41 pm

Lessons Learned When Planned University Giving Inadvertently Funds Antisemitism

Since writing about how donors to universities are increasingly finding themselves locked into funding anti-Israel professors and programs, requests have poured into StandWithUs seeking further guidance...

October 17, 2021 5:59 pm

Pro-Israel Advocacy Groups Send Letter to Unilever Asserting It Can Overturn Ben & Jerry’s Israel Boycott

Two major pro-Israel advocacy groups have sent a letter to Unilever, the parent company of the ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s, arguing that, contrary...

September 23, 2021 12:26 pm

How Building Interfaith Alliances Benefits Israel

The May 2021 war between Hamas and Israel prompted a steady release of misinformation about Israel, from media outlets to the college campus. It also...


Antisemitic Incidents in US Hit Record High in 2022, Anti-Defamation League...

Antisemitic incidents in the United States increased 36 percent in 2022, according to an annual audit issued by the Anti-Defamation...


Thousands of Israelis Block Streets in Protest of Judicial Overhaul

Israelis took to the streets en masse on Thursday in protest against the government's overhaul of the court system, blocking roadways across the country and intensifying a months-long campaign decrying the move. Thousands of people waving flags and blaring horns...

Middle East

Jerusalem Sending ‘Conciliatory Messages’ to Amman - Israel is increasing its diplomatic outreach to Jordan amid anger in Amman over a speech by Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich dismissing Palestinian peoplehood and displaying a map of the...

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