Gary Tobin identifies anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism as pernicious trends on college campuses and propose ways to combat it. -- Congressman Tom Lantos, Democrat, San Francisco, San Mateo
It is high time to insist that colleges promote a civil exchange of ideasthe very foundation of liberal education. -- Anne Neal, President, American Council of Trustees and Alumni
This timely book represents an important step in restoring a civil and enlightened university for Jews and gentiles alike. -- James Piereson, Executive Director, John M. Olin Foundation
About the Author
Gary A. Tobin, Ph.D., is president of the Institute for Jewish & Community Research. He was the director of the Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis University for fourteen years, after spending eleven years on faculty at Washington University, St. Louis. He is the editor of two volumes about race in America, What Happened to the Urban Crisis? and Divided Neighborhoods. His books include Jewish Perceptions of Antisemitism; Rabbis Talk About Intermarriage; Opening The Gates: How Proactive Conversion Can Revitalize The Jewish Community; and In Every Tongue: The Racial & Ethnic Diversity of the Jewish People.
Aryeh K. Weinberg is a research associate at the Institute for Jewish & Community Research. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, in international relations, with an emphasis on international freshwater conflict and cooperation. Mr. Weinbergs areas of research are anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism, as well as philanthropy in America. His latest publications include an article entitled, "An Exceptional Nation: American Philanthropy Is Different Because America Is Different" and two forthcoming monographs from the series, Mega-Gifts in American Philanthropy.
Jenna Ferer is a research associate at the Institute for Jewish & Community Research. She conducts research on issues related to the growth, safety, and security of the Jewish community. Ms. Ferer formerly lived in Jerusalem, where she worked as a news, feature, and photojournalist for The Media Line, a nonprofit news agency that specializes in countering media bias against Israel. While in Israel, she produced an independent photographic study on schoolchildren in areas of violence. She has also been an editor and writer for the College Campus Initiative E-News and Information Brief for the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles.