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Proposed California Curriculum Called Anti-Semitic

Public comment on California’s proposed high school ethnic studies curriculum widely described as anti-Semitic ends Aug. 15, 2019. Public comment can be sent to the CDE, IQC, and State Board of Education at ethnicstudies@cde.ca.gov. Additionally, readers can sign petitions from Club Z at keepschoolhatefree.com and the Israeli-American Council: at protectyoureducation.org. “The proposed curriculum is virulently…

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Pitzer College president rebukes faculty for attempt to block study in Israel

Excerpt from Marc’s Remarks, Dec. 21, 2018 With a child starting college next fall, I continue to monitor the news about what is happening on college campuses for Jewish students. There continue to be resolutions to have universities divest from companies that do business in Israel, anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise, academic organizations are…

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We Cannot Be Silent Any Longer

Although we are known as content creators for Jewish Lifestyle magazines, websites and social media, we are firm believers that the term “lifestyle” can be expanded beyond entertainment and engagement. One of our missions from the beginning has been to disseminate information, ideas and inspiration as a way to fight against hate, racism and anti-Semitism….

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AMCHA Launches Anti-Academic Boycott Education Campaign

In response to recent serious attempts by faculty at the University of Michigan and Pitzer College to thwart American students from studying in and about Israel, more than 100 national and local organizations on Dec. 4 called on the same 250 college and university leaders who in 2013 issued statements opposing the American Studies Association’s anti-Israel boycott to sign…

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StandWithUs NW meets challenges of 2018-19 school year

From left: SWU Pacific-Northwest Campus Coordinator Matt Levin at the August conference with SWU Emerson Fellows: Jackson Anderson-Kovacs, Oregon State University; Chasen Daniels, University of Oregon; and Moussa Kone, Portland State University.     StandWithUs Northwest is poised to again meet the challenges of the 2018-19 school year with its campus Emerson Fellows and High…