Article outlining Session I "Do some statements about Israel cross the line? Is there media bias that, in turn, causes people to make incorrect assumptions? Does the nature of social media make it worse? These are questions that Jewish college students will need to ask in order to educate themselves to dispute myths about Israel. Knowledge for College (K4C), a program that attempts to educate, prepare and empower teens to handle the challenges of being a Jewish student on a college campus, kicked off its student program with an interactive session presented by the Center for Israel Education and Institute for the Study of Modern Israel (CIE) at Emory University."
The amount of white supremacist propaganda on college campuses in the U.S. increased 258 percent between fall 2016 and fall 2017, according to a report the Anti-Defamation League. “White supremacists are targeting college campuses like never before,” Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the organization, said in a statement. Report was published January 29, 2018
OUR COLLEGE CAMPUSES have become a political hot bed. The landscape is changing and now more than ever it is essential that our young Jewish teens are equipped with the right tools to be well informed about the issues that can trigger confusion and concern when it comes to the negative depiction of Israel on college campuses today.
College campuses nationwide have seen an escalating number of anti-Semitic incidents over the past several years, but academics, experts and politicians remain divided on how to combat them.At a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Tuesday, some panelists depicted the Education Department as floundering without a definition with which to consider cases of harassment toward Jewish students....