Kenneth L. Marcus on Title VI of the Higher Education Act
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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
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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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Advisory Board Spotlight
Ruth R. Wisse
Ruth R. Wisse is the Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, and has taught at McGill, Stanford, New York, Hebrew and Tel Aviv universities.
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