U Students Vote to Adopt IHRA’s Antisemitism Definition

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In a win for the campus Jewish community, University of Minnesota students voted to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism during this year’s all-campus election, held from March 22-26. The margin of victory was 16 percent, with 1,705 votes for and 1,231 against. The definition will now go to the U’s […]

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How Does Antisemitism Become Part Of Political Conspiracy Theories?

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If you’ve followed the political news over the past five years or so, there has been no shortage of crazy news stories and conspiracy theories. But why have so many of those been tied to antisemitism? Carleton College Professor Christina Farhart may have some answers. She will be part of the Shir Tikvah Congregation Brave […]

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Rabbis Survey, Book Project, Looks At Generational Unity In The Digital Age

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Rabbis Jeffrey Schein and Hayim Herring have both written books recently, and as it turns out, their areas of interest and the coronavirus era have proved the perfect match for the two Pennsylvania natives to work on their next project together. “We are THE team to write this book,” said Herring. “It’s phenomenal to me: […]

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