Those who stand for Israel are shaping American policy in many ways as of late. The latest instance of this, as reported by Politico’s Michael Stratford, is a change in how American schools will now look into anti-Jewish discrimination against students:
The Trump administration is changing how the Education Department investigates allegations of discrimination against Jewish students, backing an approach that is favored by pro-Israel groups but that critics worry will stifle free speech and criticism of Israel on campus…
That definition includes examples in which delegitimizing Israel, or holding it to a double standard not expected of other democratic nations, are deemed anti-Semitic.
That meant the Office for Civil Rights for the first time was using a definition of anti-Semitism that some Jewish activists have long sought as a tool to curb discrimination on campuses…Tags: Anti-Semitism United States