Jane Eisner, editor-in-chief of the Forward will be appearing at the 2018 National Jewish Student Journalism Conference, a selective gathering of Jewish student writers, from 2-3:15 p.m. on May 14 at the NYU Bronfman Center (7 E. 10th St, 5th Floor, New York). She will join an editors’ roundtable called “Covering a Polarized Community” with Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) editor Andrew Silow-Carroll and Jewish Week editor Gary Rosenblatt, moderated by sociologist and Hebrew Union College professor Steven M. Cohen.
Guess what? John Galliano feels bad. In an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair Galliano publicly apologized for the anti-Semitic remarks that got him fired from Dior in 2011.
The New School’s Jewish Student Union has put out a petition protesting John Galliano’s teaching appointment at the Parsons School of Design.
The rector of the University of Budapest reportedly suspended a student council suspected listing of Jews and other minorities.
The Jewish Agency brought to Israel a group of students from the school in Toulouse where an Islamist militant killed four Jews earlier this year.
A year and a half after Title VI was extended to Jewish students, groups have yet to succeed in using the civil rights law against anti-Israel activity on campus.
Jewish students are lining up behind Muslim classmates who were targeted by New York police in a controversial intelligence effort. Older communal leaders are mostly backing the NYPD.
Members of the J Street U chapter at the University of California, Berkeley, wanted a place within the Jewish Student Union. Right-wing ideologues had a different idea, student leaders write.