To Avoid Anti-Semitism Scandals, Universities Should Avoid Hiring Professors Whose Work Is Contaminated by the Hatred of Jews

Feb. 25 2021

On Tuesday, a group of Jewish students met with administrators at England’s University of Bristol to express their concerns over the anti-Semitic rantings of Professor David Miller, whose complaints at a recent online event targeted even the campus Jewish Society. But this is not a case of a professor who suddenly revealed his true colors in some offhand comments, or a scholar who happens to hold radical political views, notes Dave Rich. Rather, Miller’s hatred for Jews and the Jewish state is baked into his research:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, United Kingdom

Despite Reasons for Worry, Jews Shouldn’t Lose Faith in the American Promise

Sept. 24 2021

From synagogue shootings, to attacks on Jews on the streets, to the gathering strength and viciousness of anti-Zionism, especially in the corridors of political power, American Jewry has ample reason for concern about its safety and wellbeing. But, surveying both the present situation and the deep roots of what has made America a welcoming home to Jews with “no analogue in the 2,000 years after the destruction of the Temple,” Josef Joffe argues that the U.S. remains exceptional. The bad news, however, is still bad:

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More about: American exceptionalism, American Jewry, Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism, Chuck Schumer