JUS Alumn Receives MA from UCLA

Congratulations go to The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Arizona Alumni Amanda Bauer. Amanda recently received her MA from the University of California Los Angeles in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. Her MA thesis is titled, “A Preliminary Catalogue: Female Plaque Figurines in Late Bronze Canaan” (2021). She…


Jewish and Pro-Israel Students, Know Your Rights

Yael Lerman and Jonathan Bell of the StandWithUs Saidoff Legal Department regularly receive questions from high school and college students facing antisemitic and anti-Israel incidents. They experience hate in-person and online and come to us for legal guidance. Every situation is unique. The below aims to help students understand U.S. law. Q: A teacher/student leader…


Holocaust Education Bill Has Passed – Finally!

Photo: Arizona Rep. Alma Hernandez with Holocaust survivors in the Arizona House of Representatives in Phoenix in 2020.  Arizona House Bill 2241, known as the Holocaust Education Bill, passed in the Senate on Wednesday, June 30, ending a more than three-year effort to ensure Holocaust education is taught in Arizona’s public schools.  The bill, which…


Stanford Federal Complaint Alleges Anti-Semitic Workplace

Jewish employees at Stanford University have experienced severe and persistent anti-Jewish harassment, according to a complaint filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). The complaint, which was announced on June 15, alleges that Stanford University’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) division has created and fostered…


IAC Launches Website to Report Antisemitism in School

In the past few weeks, there has been a disturbing rise in antisemitism across the United States. Israeli American and Jewish American students have experienced more and more cases of bias, harassment and discrimination in their schools. The Israeli-American Council (IAC) recently launched a website, called School Watch, which is designed to contribute to a…

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