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antisemitism
U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce holds a hearing related to pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses

Rutgers, Northwestern Defend Deals With Protesters: ‘We Had To Get the Encampment Down’

The hearing Thursday is the latest in a series of hearings by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce into how colleges have responded to the protests and allegations of antisemitism.

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New York City School Chancellor David Banks attends the National Action Network Convention in New York

K-12 School Leaders Reject Allegations That They Let Antisemitism Run Rampant

The first of the antisemitism hearings to focus on K-12 education comes amid a wave of pro-Palestinian student protests that have washed across dozens of U.S. universities.

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Protests continue at Columbia University in New York during the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas

House Passes Bill To Expand Definition of Antisemitism Amid Growing Campus Protests

Action on the bill was just the latest reverberation in Congress from the protest movement that has swept university campuses.

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Building 10 sits behind Killian Court at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge

Two Students File Lawsuit Accusing MIT of Allowing Antisemitism on Campus

The lawsuit mirrors others filed since Oct. 7, including at Columbia University, New York University, Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania.

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FILE PHOTO: Florida’s Capitol Complex in Tallahassee, Florida

Florida Senate Unanimously Passes Bill To Define Antisemitism

Florida is among several states seeking to define antisemitism, as there has been a surge in antisemitic incidents since the Israel-Hamas war began in October.

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Harvard University sits in Cambridge

Harvard Condemns Student and Faculty Groups for Posting Antisemitic Cartoon

The image was removed and the student and faculty groups apologized, but the post prompted a storm of criticism that Harvard isn’t doing enough to protect its Jewish community.

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Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia

There’s a Wave of New Bills To Define Antisemitism, Triggering Free Speech Debates

Supporters say it’s increasingly important to add a definition that lays out how to determine whether some criticism of Israel also amounts to hatred of Jewish people.

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Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Lawmakers, in Support of Israel, Pass Bill to Define Antisemitism in State Law

Sponsors say adopting the definition would help prosecutors and other officials identify hate crimes and illegal discrimination targeting Jewish people.

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