The Algemeiner’s 1st Annual List of the US and Canada’s Worst Campuses for Jewish Students
December 24, 2016
Of all the great and varied challenges we face as editors of a Jewish publication, one that stands out in particular is the troubling experience — dare we say the plight? — of Jewish students on many North American college campuses. Two recent studies, one by researchers at Brandeis University and the other by counterparts at Trinity College, found, respectively, that an astronomical 54% and 75% of Jewish students said they had witnessed or experienced antisemitism during the time period surveyed. Campus watchdog AMCHA Initiative released a report showing that the bulk of antisemitism occurs on campuses with significant Jewish populations, and that there is a strong correlation between hostility to Israel and antisemitism. READ MORE
THERES GOOD NEWS TOO “15 Best Campuses for Jewish Students,” to provide a snapshot of the desirable alternative that is within the reach of any school.