To Fight Campus Anti-Semitism, More Tools Are Welcome

(Forward) Jodi Rudoren - The President's executive order basically says that if a Jew is being discriminated against in the way that people are discriminated against for race, color or national origin - in other words, for being a member of the tribe - it counts. It says anti-Semitism should not be tolerated, and I agree. The Anti-Defamation League praised the order last week for giving "law enforcement and campus officials an important additional tool to help identify and fight this pernicious hate." That's why I don't hate the executive order. Because like the vast majority of American Jews, I'm deeply worried about anti-Semitism on college campuses. We need more tools to combat it. The writer is editor-in-chief of the Forward.

2019-12-16 00:00:00

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