October 2016 - Tracking Religious Harassment
October 15, 2016
As the Jewish new year begins, the Brandeis Center continues its campaign against campus anti-Semitism.
If you are concerned about anti-Semitism on your campus, or if you seek advice about
, contact us.
Our attorneys and experts are here to help!
Over 50% of
Jewish American college student
s report that they experienced or witnessed anti-Semitism on their campuses during the 2013-2014 academic year. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has announced that
campus anti-Semitism “is a serious problem
which warrants further attention.” Campus anti-Semitism can include subjecting Jewish students to
different treatment, harassment, violence or a hostile environment
. In some cases,
campus anti-Semitism is related to anti-Israel sentiment
. In other cases, it is not. For most purposes, we define anti-Semitism according to the
U.S. Department of State
definition of anti-Semitism.
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Professor Karen Eltis is a tenured faculty member at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Canada (Section de droit civil) and a Visiting Scholar and Associate Adjunct Professor at Columbia Law School.
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