Recognizing and Combating Antisemitism | WACSS Anti-Racism Insight Series
Recognizing and Combating Antisemitism
- Discover the historical context of antisemitism
- Learn about personal encounters with antisemitism
- Discuss current incidents of antisemitism on campus
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Yael Aronoff, PhD, Director of the Serling Institute for Jewish Studies and Modern Israel and Professional of International Relations at James Madison College
Ellie Baden, Student in Social Relations & Policy, James Madison College & Interdisciplinary Humanities, CAL, minor in Jewish Studies
Ariana Mentzel, MA, Assistant to the Director of the Serling Institute. BA in International Relations, James Madison College and minors in Jewish Studies and Muslim Studies.
Resources on anti-discrimination:
- MSU anti-discrimination policy: https://hr.msu.edu/policies-procedures/university-wide/ADP_policy.html
- View the Serling Institute's Symposium on Antisemitism
- Anti Defamation League’s “Antisemitism Uncovered: A Guide to Old Myths in a New Era”
- MSU policies on religious observances and holidays
- ASMSU’s readership program (free online access to New York Times and more)
the MSU Dialogues program
Where to Seek Help
If a member of the MSU community would like to share their experiences of antisemitism to get support and/or advice, please reach out to the Serling Institute for Jewish Studies and Modern Israel (current director Yael Aronoff [email protected] and the Hillel Jewish Student Center (current director, Cindy Hughey [email protected].
- We encourage you to report any antisemitic incident to the MSU Office for Institutional Equity https://civilrights.msu.edu/file-a-report/.
- Report incidents to the Anti Defamation League https://www.adl.org/reportincident
- Students: Seek MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) for a variety of mental health resources: https://caps.msu.edu/
- Staff & Faculty: Seek mental health resources from the MSU Employee Assistance Program https://eap.msu.edu/