There is much we can, must, and should do. The more we achieve a sense of common purpose — dare I say unity? — the more likely we are to succeed in confronting both the old and new demons we’re facing today.
Jewish students are feeling particularly vulnerable in the aftermath of the US presidential election, the result of which has sparked an unprecedented number of anti-Semitic incidents at universities across the country, campus groups said.
Kent State University is refusing to cave to pressure from anti-Israel student activists to dismantle a display featuring a photo of and quotation by the late Prime Minister Golda Meir — which they claim is a daily reminder of racism on campus — after reportage by The Algemeiner earlier this month generated serious backlash.
David Woznica, president of Bears for Israel, said that his group and fellow pro-Israel organization Tikvah are 'coming together for the first time to present a strong, united front' against Thursday’s 'International Day of Action for Palestine' demonstration.
In response to a newly-released Brandeis University-sponsored report on the growing phenomenon of anti-Semitism and its link to the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, Jewish and pro-Israel students on US campuses are more willing and better organized than ever to fight back.