Is calling a team the “Crusaders” as bad as calling a team the “Jihadis”?
“We believe the initiative in this tender is not in the best interest of engaging American Jewish college students,” Hillel International said.
Chemistry PhD student Dylan Bleier allegedly tweeted neo-Nazi slogans, but claims to have Jewish heritage.
“This was meant to be a place where everyone was welcome, and someone just ripped it down,” the Hillel advisor said.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison reported a huge spike in anti-Semitic hate crimes, which the university blamed on one spray-painting vandal.
I was an active Jewish teen leader. But when I got to campus, I suddenly felt those experiences slowing down the process of my own Jewish journey.
BDS and Israel Apartheid Week are now less popular across the country than they were a few years ago.
If we don’t give these young men and women a right to be part of our Jewish community, we risk losing them forever.
It’s time to put the ‘mission’ back In admissions.
Jewish students like me, for whom religious life is not synonymous with Israel advocacy, are increasingly erased and alienated.