Key U.S. Special Envoy Position Is Still Vacant

The State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism has remained vacant since July 1 and the office remains without staff. The position, established by the Global Anti-Semitism Review Act of 2004, is responsible for, “U.S. foreign policy on more »

East Carolina SGA Supports Anti-Semitism Resolution

In March, the Student Government Association (SGA) of East Carolina University (ECU), located in Greenville, North Carolina, voted to “take a stand with the Jewish community at [ECU].” The SGA passed a bill which seeks, in the words of it more »

Students Supporting Israel at Indian University Passes Resolution Adopting the U.S State Department Definition of Anti-Semitism in Student Government.

On Tuesday, December 2, Students Supporting Israel at Indian University passed a resolution in its student government that adopts the United States’ State Department’s Definition of Anti-Semitism. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported that the resolution passed at the Student Association more »

The Continuity of the New Anti-Semitism and Anti-Semitic Hate Acts and Terrorism

According to the latest annual US State Department Annual Report on International Religious Freedom, the level of anti Semitic incidents continues to rise in Europe. That report found that the rise in European anti Semitism was tied to criticism of Israeli more »

American Jewish World Interview With LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus

While in the Twin Cities for the launch of University of Minnesota LDB law student chapter on September 30th, LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus sat down with American Jewish World’s Community News Editor, Erin Elliot Bryan, to discuss the trend more »