Columbia University President Testifies on Campus Anti-Semitism Amid Controversy over Faculty Member’s Comments

Washington D.C., USA – Columbia University president Minouche Shafik testified before Congress on Wednesday, addressing concerns about rising incidents of anti-Semitism on college campuses. During the hearing with the Republican-led House Education Committee, Shafik initially denied any “anti-Jewish protests” occurring at Columbia. However, under questioning from Rep. Elise Stefanik (R., N.Y.), it was revealed that there have been instances of anti-Semitic chants, such as “Jews out,” on the university’s campus. Stefanik pressed Shafik on her …

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Opinion piece sparks debate on systemic antisemitism at Harvard and M.I.T.

Cambridge, Massachusetts – In light of recent events, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) find themselves in the spotlight for their handling of systemic antisemitism within their institutions. The issue of discrimination based on religious beliefs has raised concerns among students and faculty members alike. The allegations of antisemitism have sparked heated debates on campus, with many calling for greater transparency and accountability from university leadership. Some students have shared their personal …

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Labour Party Under Fire for Handling of Anti-Semitism Allegations and Suspending Parliamentary Candidates

London, UK – The Labour Party is under scrutiny for its handling of anti-Semitism allegations after the suspension of two parliamentary candidates for making controversial remarks about Israel. Sir Keir Starmer, the Labour leader, faced criticism for delaying the withdrawal of support for Azhar Ali, a prospective candidate who suggested that Israel had prior knowledge of Hamas attacks. Graham Jones was also suspended for making derogatory comments about Israel during the same meeting. The Community …

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Hamas Attacks on Israeli Women: An Uphill Battle Against Antisemitism & Gender-Based Violence

Israel – In a recent string of attacks by Hamas, Israeli women and girls were subjected to gang-rape and humiliating sexual assaults, with some of their corpses being violated. However, there has been a slow response from international organizations, governments, and civil society, which has raised concerns among human rights advocates. The lack of condemnation of these appalling crimes is not only unjust but is also indicative of deeper biases that need to be addressed. …

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