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Plagued by scandal, Harvard President Claudine Gay steps down

Claudine Gay

CAMBRIDGE, MASS.—After mounting pressure ever since her congressional hearing on December 5 about rising antisemitism on university campuses, then plagued by allegations of plagiarism in several of her research papers by Seattle-based political activist Christopher Rufo, Havard President Claudine Gay announced her resignation on Tuesday, January 2. “It is with a heavy heart but a […]

House passes resolution condemning antisemitism on university campuses

antisemitism university campuses

WASHINGTON D.C.—The United States House of Representatives passed HR 927 on December 13, condemning antisemitism on university campuses and the testimony of university presidents in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The resolution passed with 303 yeas and 126 nays with all nays but one, Rep. Thomas Massie (KY-4), coming from Democrats. Snohomish […]

Snohomish County Council adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

antisemitism definition

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., January 18, 2023—The Snohomish County Council unanimously approves resolution 2023-0072 adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance working definition of antisemitism today, January 18, at its General Legislative Session.  John Michael Graves, with StandWithUs, an international educational organization, spoke in favor of the resolution, sharing a time when he walked to his favorite […]

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