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Our common responsibility to confront anti-Semitism

ALAN KADISH

Daily News

Mon Dec 03 2018

...Colleges have not done enough to condemn anti-Semitism, often masquerading as legitimate criticism of Israel, and the result has been that behavior and speech that was not and should not be tolerated have become normative....

...When anti-Semitic events do occur, college administrators need to act in solidarity with Jewish students and not worry about offending the sensibilities of others. They ought to appear at events that support the Jewish students and demonstrate unambiguously that anti-Jewish statements are unacceptable. Anti-Semitism and its history must be incorporated into diversity training programs....

Our common responsibility to confront anti-Semitism