My #NYU classmates talk about the ‘#Zionist grip on the media’ and tweet ‘death to Israel.’

COMMON SENSE
To the Antisemites Who Sit Next to Me at School
Tal Fortgang
April 24, 2022

…All of you have done more than I ever could to convince my fellow Jews that the left doesn’t just have a Corbyn problem or a Tlaib problem or a Farrakhan problem. It has a big, fat Jew-hatred problem right in its ideological core. This time it happened to rear its head at one of the best law schools in the country. One where the name Steinhardt adorns the buildings and about a quarter of the students are Jews. Yes, even here. Especially here. Thank you for starting one of those “courageous conversations” we’re always supposed to have. This one not about gender or systemic racism or climate change, but about the burning debate over whether it is fantastic or merely acceptable that innocent Jews are being murdered in IsraelREAD MORE

4NBC NEW YORK Antisemitic Incidents, Assaults Hit All-Time Highs in New York and New Jersey, ADL Says Antisemitic incidents in the United States hit an all-time high in 2021, and New York and New Jersey accounted for nearly 30% of the reported total, the Anti-Defamation League said Tuesday. Incidents (vandalism, harassment, assault) were up sharply last year, the ADL said in its annual summary – a function of pandemic restrictions decreasing, but also backlash to Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip in May 2021.

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