Campus antisemitism: where, when, and why Jews are targeted  

Ayal Feinberg

Ayal Feinberg
Texas A&M University, Commerce

October 14 | 7 p.m.
via Zoom

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not exclusive to the territory of its belligerents. For two decades, it has been a great source of tension on American college campuses—in the classroom and on the quad. Examine how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and key university and student-body characteristics, help explain antisemitic hate crime and bias incident variation on campus. Discuss empirical evidence that Jews are more likely to be victims of hate crimes at colleges and universities than other minority groups, and more likely to suffer bias incidents on campus than in other locations. Additional topics: roles Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) play in targeting Jewish populations at higher education institutions.