Anti-Semitism Goes to School

Anti-Semitism on American college campuses is rising—and worsening. Where does it come from, and can it be stopped?

Anti-Israel protestors in July 2014. Yunus Kaymaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.

Anti-Israel protestors in July 2014. Yunus Kaymaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.

Ruth R. Wisse
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May 4 2015
About Ruth

Ruth R. Wisse is a Mosaic columnist, professor emerita of Yiddish and comparative literatures at Harvard and a distinguished senior fellow at the Tikvah Fund. Her memoir Free as a Jew: a Personal Memoir of National Self-Liberation, chapters of which appeared in Mosaic in somewhat different form, is out from Wicked Son Press.

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