Tagged antisemitism

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 #”6MILLIONSTEPS” CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES TO REMEMBER THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST 

  Israeli-American Council Dedicates Coast-to-Coast Walk-Run in Memory of One and a Half Million Child Victims of Holocaust From the “Rocky” steps at Philadelphia’s Museum of Art to the Holocaust Museum LA, people from coast to coast are running and walking this month to remember the Holocaust and spotlight rising antisemitism in the Israeli-American Council’s…

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Deborah Lipstadt is confirmed as envoy to combat antisemitism

Renowned historian of the Holocaust and Jewish history, Deborah Lipstadt, was finally confirmed this past Wednesday as an ambassador to combat antisemitism for the Department of State. The grueling eight-month process of hearings and delays only seemed to strengthen the resolve of Jewish groups supporting her nomination.  Groups as diverse as the Orthodox Union and…

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Cast Your Vote for Antisemite of the Year

  Voting is now open for the third annual Antisemite of the Year Contest, a competition run by watchdog group StopAntisemitism designed to hold accountable those who propagated the most hatred against Jews in 2021. Antisemitic incidents in the U.S. and around the world skyrocketed in 2021, making this year’s contest the most competitive to…

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The ADL-Hillel Campus Antisemitism Survey: 2021

  A new survey conducted for Hillel International and ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) found that antisemitism is a looming and present threat for Jewish college students, with one in three students personally experiencing antisemitic hate directed at them in the last academic year. The nationally representative survey also found that most students who experienced antisemitic…

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Jewish and Pro-Israel Students, Know Your Rights

  Yael Lerman and Jonathan Bell of the StandWithUs Saidoff Legal Department regularly receive questions from high school and college students facing antisemitic and anti-Israel incidents. They experience hate in-person and online and come to us for legal guidance. Every situation is unique. The below aims to help students understand U.S. law. Q: A teacher/student…

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OR Students Selected for StandWithUs Kenneth Leventhal High School Internship and Emerson Fellowship

  StandWithUs has announced the 2021-22 Kenneth Leventhal High School Interns and Emerson Fellows. The Kenneth Leventhal Interns are: Benjamin Rosenfeld, junior from the Catlin Gabel school; Mazzi Katzen, senior, Lakeridge High School and Suretta Plawner, a senior at St. Mary’s Academy. Sophomore Rayna Davis is the Emerson Fellow at the University of Oregon. 150…