Cam­pus anti­semitism dri­ving Jew­ish fam­i­lies to reject schools: Sur­vey

Campus antisemitism driving Jewish families to reject schools: Survey

Cam­pus anti­semitism is dri­ving most Jew­ish fam­i­lies to elim­i­nate at least one col­lege from con­sid­er­a­tion, accord­ing to a new sur­vey, after increased ten­sions since the Oct. 7 Hamas ter­ror­ist attack in Israel.
Six­ty-four per­cent of prospec­tive Jew­ish stu­dents have tak­en at least one school out of con­sid­er­a­tion, accord­ing to the poll from Jew­ish cam­pus orga­ni­za­tion Hil­lel Inter­na­tion­al, with 96% of sur­vey respon­dents cit­ing con­cerns about cam­pus anti­semitism and 80% cit­ing cam­pus safe­ty as fac­tors in their col­lege deci­sion-mak­ing.
Like­wise, 87% of par­ents of Jew­ish high school­ers said ris­ing anti­semitism is affect­ing col­lege choic­es.
“These find­ings con­firm what we’ve con­sis­tent­ly heard from Jew­ish par­ents since Octo­ber 7: They are alarmed by the dra­mat­ic rise in anti­semitism on cam­pus, and …