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Is There a Rising Concern of Anti-Semitism at America’s Top Universities?

Is There a Rising Concern of Anti-Semitism at America’s Top Universities?

Here’s The Scoop

In a disturbing revelation, two-thirds of students at America’s prestigious universities have acknowledged the growing problem of anti-Semitism on their campuses. This data comes in the wake of pro-Palestinian and pro-Hamas protests, which have incited campus shutdowns, and event cancellations, and resulted in hundreds of arrests.

An alarming 67% of students at the top 25 universities, according to U. S. News & World Report, say anti-Semitism is a significant concern, with 14% labeling it a “huge problem.” Meanwhile, 53% see it as a “small problem” that nonetheless persists.

These demonstrations, far from creating a sense of unity or solidarity, have made students feel unsafe. A significant 38% reported feeling less secure due to the protests; 28% felt “a little less safe,” while 10% reported feeling “much less safe.”

According to Pamela Nadell, director of Jewish studies at American University, anti-Semitism is not a new concept in these educational institutions – the recent protests are merely unmasking a deeply rooted issue.

These protests, while initially against the war, have morphed into platforms of deep-seated anti-Semitism, targeting Jewish students. This troubling trend is causing a backlash, as indicated by a Generation Lab survey. The survey discovered that about two-thirds of students oppose the occupation of campus buildings as a form of protest, and a staggering 81% believe that protestors should be held accountable for destruction and vandalism.

In conclusion, the rising tide of anti-Semitism on college campuses is a grave concern that must be confronted and eradicated.

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  1. Donald OConnor

    May 20, 2024 at 10:14 am

    These college “KIDS” think they know it all and the professors encourage it. As long as it doesn’t get violent, I see nothing wrong with students expressing their points of view, but maybe they should wait until they have a little more life experience before they try to change things they know very little about. VIOLENCE IS A NO NO.

  2. Pam Sorock

    May 20, 2024 at 12:21 pm

    Ultimately the students will learn to deal with it . I experienced that in my dorm back in the sixties…I was not happy and a bit surprised…however, I said “screw this ” and just ignored it ..of course I NEVER SPOKE TO THAT PERSON AGAIN !
    Sometimes I think it’s just part of being Jewish….which I AM VERY PROUD TO BE !!!!!

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