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The youth organizations can be an incubator for the far right.
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The University of California – Irvine (UCI) has exonerated Students Supporting Israel (SSI) from any wrongdoing associated with events that took place in May of 2017.
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Lawmakers from four different Icelandic parties have co-authored a bill which would ban circumcision without a “medical indication on a person unable to provide informed consent."
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Matylda Jonas-Kowalik has spent most of her 22 years secure in the belief that she would never know the discrimination, persecution or violence that killed or traumatized generations of Polish Jews before her. She once thought the biggest problem that young Jewish Poles like herself faced was...
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The Polish parliament is expected to vote on a new “animal welfare” bill. The bill includes a ban on kosher slaughter, under which violators could face a prison sentence of up to four years.
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The Louis D. Brandeis Center is fighting against BDS in Arizona federal court.

On Friday, the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) filed an amicus brief in support of HB 2617, an Arizona state law that requires state contractors to certify that they are not "engaging in a boycott of Israel." The Brandeis Center filed its brief in response to a lawsuit file...
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Whitewash at McGill?

MONTREAL (JTA) — A McGill University internal investigation absolved students involved in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel of outright anti-Semitism on campus but decried Jew hatred, triggering mixed reactions from the Jewish community. The report written by retired Mc...
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The law's signing comes at a time when many worry that racist and anti-semitic sentiment are on the rise in Poland.
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One week after the authorities prevented a mass demonstration outside the Israeli Embassy in Warsaw, neo-fascist groups in Poland are...
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The online instruction platform FutureLearn announced a new course that will begin on March 19th entitled “Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present.” This groundbreaking curriculum, designed by Yad Vashem—The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, is for anyone with an interest in the histor...
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We need to fight this evil!

Charity logs 1,382 hate incidents and 34% rise in violent assaults against Jewish people in 2017
theguardian.com
The groups argue that federal funds are being used to support school groups that are vocally anti-Israel and anti-Semitic.
washingtonexaminer.com
The Board of Governors at McGill University in Montreal, Canada is considering advising against the use of its resources “to advance...
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WASHINGTON (JTA) — A federal court in Kansas has suspended a state law requiring contractors to swear they will not boycott Israel, saying it violates speech rights. The decision Tuesday by the U.S. Court for the District of Kansas is not final, and the parties — a teacher trainer and the Kansas...
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The Brandeis Center's coalition letter, joined by major national organizations such as the American Jewish Committee and B'nai Brith, urges Congress to reform the misuse of federal Middle East Studies funding.

Fourteen prominent Jewish and advocacy groups urged a key Senate committee to reform the Higher Education Act (HEA), which they claim is being “misused to promote biased, one-sided, and anti-Israel programming in our nation’s Middle East studies centers.”
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Teacher Hillary Moll, who was suspended without pay last year after rescinding the recommendation of a student who drew a swastika.
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