American College Campuses and the Spread of Anti-Semitism
Dara SimonsSalomon Center
April 18, 2017
In this episode of Your Second Opinion, Kenneth Marcus discusses the defining anti-Semitism, the Anti-Semitism Awareness Bill, and the spread of anti-Semitism on college campuses. Kenneth Marcus is the president and general counsel for Louis Brandeis Center for Human Rights, which was founded to combat anti-Semitism on college campuses.
This episode seeks to bring awareness about the spread of anti-Semitism today on American university campuses and how it can be combatted. After listening to this episode, you will have a greater understanding of the challenges affecting Jewish college students today and what the government needs to do in order to protect them.
In this episode, topics discussed include:
The bipartisan Anti-Semitism Awareness Bill and why it is needed on college campuses throughout the United States
The need for one definition of anti-Semitism by the American government
The reality of anti-Semitism on college campuses in the United States today
The definition of anti-Semitism, the Three D test, and why they are important
Alvin H. Rosenfeld Alvin Rosenfeld is Director of The Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, the Irving M. Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies and Professor of Jewish Studies and English at Indiana University in Bloomington.