Jewish Community Heroes Award

Dear Friends, I was recently nominated for the 2011 Jewish Community Heroes Award organized by the Jewish Federations of North America. If I should win -- a long shot, I admit -- I will receive a $25,000 grant to help fight campus anti-Semitism. Even if I…Read More

New Website and Video!

Please check out our new website,, and watch "Univeristy of California: A Hostile Environment," a powerful 13-minute video exploring the problem of anti-Jewish bigotry on UC campuses. Please encourage your family, friends, and…Read More

The Olive Tree Initiative at UC Irvine

The Olive Tree Initiative at UC Irvine By Leila Beckwith, Professor Emeritus, University of California at Los Angeles Although the Olive Tree Initiative (OTI), part of the University of California at Irvine Center for Citizen Peacebuilding and International…Read More

The UC Santa Cruz Story

The UC Santa Cruz Story Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, Lecturer in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz "What I thought would be an interesting and informative course exploring the two sides of a very complex conflict, turned out to be so outrageously…Read More

Jessica's Story

Jessica Felber is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley. In March 2010, as she participated in a pro-Israel rally holding a sign that said "Israel wants peace," the leader of Students for Justice in Palestine rammed a shopping cart filled with toys into her back.…Read More
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