After Gaza Conflict, Preparing for a Potentially Stormy Year on Campus

“We are expecting that things can get very ugly this year
on many college campuses, including some that were quiet in the past.”
Kenneth L. Marcus, president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law

By Alina Dain Sharon

This summer’s 50-day conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, which has come to a close if a cease-fire reached last week holds, has spurred a sharp rise in both anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incidents around the world. At the same time, the boundary between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism has become increasingly blurred, particularly on American college campuses.

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U.S. Jewish Young Adults React to the Gaza Conflict

The Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies has released “U.S. Jewish Young Adults React to the Gaza Conflict: A Survey of Birthright Israel Applicants.”

This study examines the reactions of a diverse group of Jewish young adults (applicants to Taglit-Birthright Israel) to the 2014 conflict in Gaza.

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