The handbook devotes almost three pages to its “basic” definition of hate crime; the new memo doesn’t explicitly define it at all.
Now that the students know how much support they are getting, they have decided not just to repair the house, but to build a new one that’s bigger.
“For many Jews, they know (or at least know about) a rabbi on or near their campus”
Dozens of universities failed to disclose antisemitic hate crimes in official reports. They said they were just following federal guidelines.
Far easier than knowing what to say is to begin with what not to say — how not to respond.
Sometimes groups used anodyne-seeming phrases like “embrace your identity,” but other groups used explicitly anti-Semitic language.
Fighting BDS on campus helped unite Cornell’s Jewish community and showed the author what he wanted to do with his life.
It was the turn of the century. There was an uprising. I had just learned how to read.
“When we are faced with this type of darkness, there can only be one response: increasing the light,” the local Chabad director said.
“When it comes to Princeton … There’s always the fear of it people calling it anti-Semitic, even if you know it isn’t.”