Oberlin alumna Hadas Binyamini explains how BDS supporters and detractors derail efforts to fight anti-Semitism when they focus the conversation on Israel.
When alumna Isabel Sherrel reached out to Oberlin professor Joy Karega to engage in a dialogue about anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, it didn’t end well, Matthew Gindin writes.
In a lengthy statement that referenced his Jewish background, Oberlin College’s president responded to the firestorm surrounding a professor’s controversial social media posts, but he stopped short of condemning the professor.
In response to an article revealing that an Oberlin College professor made numerous postings about Jews and Israel to Facebook, the liberal arts college’s president said the college “respects the right of its faculty, students, staff and alumni to express their personal views.”
Jewish student leaders at Oberlin College in Ohio pushed back against an alumni effort to “defeat” the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement against Israel.
Jewish alumni and students of Ohio’s Oberlin College say the pro-Palestine Boycott Israel movement has become a springboard for growing anti-Semitism.
Two students committed a series of racial and anti-Semitic incidents at Oberlin College to provoke a reaction, according to police in the Ohio city.
The Oberlin College Student Senate endorsed a resolution that calls for the college to divest from six companies that do business in the occupied Palestinian territiories.
The FBI has opened an investigation into possible civil rights violations after reports of hate speech at Oberlin College in Ohio, one of the first U.S. schools to integrate black and white students, a school spokesman said on Friday.
Oberlin College is not the first place that comes to mind as a hotbed of racism and anti-Semitism.