Category Archive for: Anti-Semitism and Hate Crimes

Countering Anti-Jewish and Anti-Israel Activity on Campuses

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The mission statement of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs expresses a profound commitment to fostering support for Israel and promoting Jewish security.  JCPA is similarly committed to protecting freedom of speech and furthering civil discourse.  Most Jewish students live and study on campuses on which they feel secure in both their person and identity.   However,…

Hate Crimes

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  Hate crimes damage the fabric of our society and fragment communities.  The urgent national need for both a tough law enforcement response and education and programming to confront violent bigotry has only increased since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  Over the past two years, the FBI has recorded a very substantial increase…

Anti-Jewish Rhetoric and Violence

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  The month-long violence in Israel and the Palestinian Authority territories has sparked an alarming escalation in virulent anti-Jewish rhetoric and violence around the globe. From synagogues in France, to a British Jew stabbed while riding the bus, and from a Chicago rabbi shot at in his car to a sukkah set ablaze in St.…