“Before SSI came on campus, pro-Israel students never protested—their mindset was, ‘Let’s hide inside Hillel, lock the doors and wait for this to be over.’ But it doesn’t go away; it’s anti-Semitism”

Pro-Israel students at conference gain knowledge, confidence in combating hate on campus
by Shiryn Ghermezian
January 10, 2020

Pro-Israel students from 30 university campuses across the United States and Canada gathered last week in New York City for a three-day conference to learn about defending Israel effectively, confidently and unapologetically at their schools.The conference was hosted by Student Supporting Israel, a nonpartisan, non-Jewish campus group, and took place at Columbia University, which has been called one of the most hostile colleges for pro-Israel students…Gathered at the conference were 90 Jewish and non-Jewish pro-students from a wide range of backgrounds, including South American, Bangladeshi and South Korean. READ MORE

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