Zoom discussions on antisemitism on college campuses
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Zoom discussions on antisemitism on college campuses

Deena Yellin (Courtesy NCJW BCS)
Deena Yellin (Courtesy NCJW BCS)

The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey presents “Antisemitism on College Campuses – Preparing You for the Spring Semester,” an online program for college students, on Wednesday, February 7, at 7 p.m. (Parents are encouraged to join the program.)

Topics include a brief history of Israel, inflammatory terms, antisemitism on campus, student rights, communication, and safety. There will be student-led learning and discussion by Jewish college students for Jewish college students.

For information, email AlanaB@jfnnj.org  or call (201) 820-3906.


 

The Bergen County section of the National Council of Jewish Women presents “Rising Antisemitism on U.S. College Campuses,” on Zoom, on February 12, at 7 p.m. Deena Yellin, an award-winning reporter for the Record and USA Today network, will moderate the discussion. Panelists include Cornell University Judeo-Islamic studies professor Ross Brann; Rabbi Ira Dounn, the associate director of Princeton University’s Center of Jewish Life; Lily Cohen, a Northwestern University senior and NCJW BCS Bach scholarship recipient; Jonah Scherl, co-president of Chabad students at Duke University, and Kaylee Werner, a junior at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

The discussion will cover personal experiences of antisemitism on campuses, combating antisemitism, ideological differences among Jewish students, the effects of the Israel-Hamas war, academic freedom and free speech, interactions with faculty and administrations, allyships and more. To register for the free program, go to www.ncjwbcs.org.

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