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Does US antisemitism awareness bill go too far?

TJI Pick
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Published: 10 December 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

American Jewish establishment stifles free speech to silence Zionism’s critics – Peter Beinart – Haaretz 07.12.16
According to the US Senate’s new Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, Henrietta Szold, Hannah Arendt and Martin Buber could be defined as Jew-haters. And if opposing a people’s desire for self-determination makes you bigotted against that group, then a lot of American Jewish leaders should report themselves to the Department of Education’s Civil Rights office right now.

And see:

Congress defers ‘Anti-Semitism’ Bill to 2017 – Aaron Magid - Jewish Insider 09.12.16
Generally the Senate operates more cautiously when advancing legislation, but in this case, the House is the body that has delayed the antisemitism bill.

Brussels can fight Jew-hatred without definition of it, says envoy on antisemitism
– JTA 09.12.16


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