Meet a proud graduate of Tufts University who has been an active change-maker on campus. A popular public speaker and advocate for Jewish and Israeli causes, Ben Shapiro is currently on the board of Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF). On today’s episode he shares insight into what campus life is like for incoming Jewish students, why becoming involved in vibrant Jewish organizations on campus makes so much sense, and advice as to incoming students on how to handle anti-Jewish sentiment if and when it arises.
Monthly Archives: June 2020
In part three of our series with Dr. Rachel Fish, Founding Executive Director of the Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism, Dr. Fish recounts an anti-Semitic experience at the Harvard Divinity School where she was a student just after the 9-11 attacks. She raised awareness about a university supported anti-Israel, anti-Jewish educational program and because of her efforts, effective changes were made. Dr. Fish proudly shares important lessons learned from her experience.
In part two of our series with Dr. Rachel Fish, Founding Executive Director of the Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism, we examine the complex history of anti-Semitism, anti-Israel campaigns such as the BDS movement, and the role of social media both in spreading and combatting hate.
Dr Rachel Fish, Founding Executive Director of the Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism talks about the rise in anti-Semitism on college campuses from fellow students, professors and/or outside groups and how Jewish students can learn to navigate and respond.