Campus Anti-Semitism and Hate
Confronting Anti-Semitism and Hate on Campus
ADL’s Annual Audit records anti-Semitic incidents at K-12 schools, colleges and universities. Its Center on Extremism found a rise in white supremacist propaganda on American colleges across the country. BDS campaigns and anti-Israel sentiment have become part of student dialogue. As the academic year begins, learn more about how to address bias and unjust incidents with ADL's resources and tools. Join ADL in this fight for good and help raise awareness about these issues.
BDS on Campus
The BDS campaign influenced University of Michigan faculty members last year to make a political statement against Israel by denying students letters of recommendation to study abroad there. In response, ADL developed with the Academic Engagement Network (AEN) a model policy for clear standards guiding such conduct in the future.
Responding to anti-Semitic incidents and standing up to anti-Israel bias: Think. Plan. Act.
A flier posted in your dorm seems anti-Semitic. A campus event features an anti-Israel speaker. A fellow student says something about Jews that makes you feel uncomfortable. Explore these tools to learn how to navigate challenging situations you might face on your college campus.
Dismantling and Addressing Hate and Bias on Colleges and Universities: Hate/Uncycled
When bias and hate incidents are on the rise, college and university administrators and law enforcement teams are a critical support network for their communities. The Hate/Uncycled Resource serves as a guide to addressing incidents from many lenses, including prevention, preparation, response, healing, and education.
White Supremacists Continue to Spread Hate on American Campuses
ADL’s Center on Extremism (COE), reported an increase in white supremacist propaganda on campus for the third straight year From Sept 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019, COE documented 313 cases of white supremacist propaganda on college campuses – including fliers, stickers and posters – compared to 292 during the 2017-2018 academic year, representing a 7 percent increase. The 2019 spring semester saw more extremist propaganda on campus than any preceding semester.
Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents: Anti-Semitic Incidents at Near Historic Levels
From the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting to attacks against Jews and Jewish institutions across the country, the U.S. Jewish community experienced near-historic levels of anti-Semitism last year. The annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents is a deep dive into the data and the alarming trends it reveals.