The conference comes after the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights launched two investigations into UCLA for its repeated failure to 'prevent a hostile campus environment for its Jewish campus community.'
Students for Justice in Palestine explained its decision to have Miko Peled speak on campus, in spite of the problematic content of his tweet about the new Memorandum of Understanding signed between the US and Israel earlier this month.
A ring of anti-Semitic students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville has turned out to be larger than originally thought, Canary Mission, a clandestine campus watchdog organization revealed on Monday.
It was deeply disappointing that during her speech at the United Nations 'anti-Semitism' conference last week, US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power failed even to mention 'Muslim' or 'Islamic' anti-Semitism.
The course in question — 'Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis' — was decried by AMCHA Initiative, a campus watchdog group, as 'a classic example of anti-Semitic anti-Zionism,' which contributes to greater hostility toward Jewish and pro-Israel students on campus.
The heads of major Jewish groups said on Friday that they were outraged over the handling by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) of the harassment and relentless attacks against a former student leader by anti-Israel activists.
Sadly, on many college campuses, anti-Jewish sentiment is strong and is often masked merely as opposition to Israel. College students are indoctrinated from day one against the Jewish state, and are often exposed to one-sided and false information.