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Dec 1, 2017, 6:01 AM
A model for civil dialogue on campus
Is there a contradiction between being a Zionist and a journalist? Are Zionism and the Jewish state founded on racist ideals? Are Jews in Israel institutionally racist? These are some of the questions that Lahav Harkov, the Knesset Correspondent to the Jerusalem Post, was asked...
Nov 2, 2017, 7:27 AM
What does the Balfour Declaration mean for students today?
This November 2nd marks 100 years since the issuing of the Balfour Declaration. However, 100 years on, what relevance does this Declaration have for students on campus? The Balfour Declaration was a letter sent to Lord Walter Rothschild by British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour declaring support...
Sep 13, 2017, 2:39 PM
Defining the Campus Debate on Israel
At CAMERA’s 2017 Student Leadership Conference, young activists from around the world came together to learn about making a positive difference for Israel on campus. With 13 countries represented, we had a variety of perspectives contributing to constructive discussions. Speaking to students from countless different...
Mar 2, 2017, 11:39 AM
We won’t stop demanding equal treatment on campus
I am sitting in a university lecture theatre on the Waterloo campus at Kings College London. I am in the fourth oldest university in the UK. I am at a place that is meant to be a space for free speech and tolerance towards all, including Jews...
Nov 2, 2016, 7:28 AM
Freedom of Speech — Under Siege at UCL
On Thursday evening, as a first-year undergraduate student, I witnessed an incident on a university campus which has changed the way I will view the rest of my academic studies. My faith in the university as an institution which upholds freedom of speech and protects...
Jun 25, 2015, 2:19 AM
Can British Jewry unite against antisemitism?
Last summer the community was left in panic mode after the tide of antisemitism which surfaced in the wake of Operation Protective Edge. According to the Community Security Trust (CST), antisemitic incidents reached an all time high of 302 in the month of July 2014....
May 4, 2015, 7:24 PM
The heartwarming story of an Israeli charity saving at-risk girls
In London I sit down with Israeli-born Efrat Dadoun, the founder of the charity Merkaz Libi, as she explains the depressing predicament of many young Jewish women in Israel. Despite the alienation that World Jewry may feel from social issues affecting Israeli society-at a time...
Feb 20, 2015, 2:33 AM
The Blurred Line between Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism
Over the past week I was exposed to provocative Antisemitic material from the pre-Enlightenment era and the present day. Noticing both parallels and discrepancies between them I began to reflect upon the puzzling evolution of Jew-hatred. I decided that as modern societies develop, manifestation of...
Jan 28, 2015, 4:02 AM
My Take on Anti-Semitism Through the Ages
Something interesting struck me on Sunday when I heard the incredible Freddie Knoller, an Auschwitz survivor, speak about his experiences during the War at a synagogue event in North London. He was, of course, generally a fascinating person and many things about his story touched...
Jan 19, 2015, 11:41 PM
Tackling the Roots of Islamic Extremism- Time to Face the Truth
This past week the West was, on the whole, still united in its response to the attacks in France. Charlie Hebdo published their first issue since the murders of 10 of their workers and the West welcomed this new edition as scores of people around...
Tamara Berens is a second year undergraduate student at Kings College London and a UK Campus Associate for CAMERA.