A scheduled discussion on anti-Semitism featuring Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour has infuriated many Jewish students and professors at the New School, a university in New York City.
The panel on Tuesday, which is also scheduled to include Jewish Voice for Peace executive director Rebecca Vilkomerson and members of the groups Jews of Color and Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, is titled "Antisemitism and the Struggle for Justice." It's designed to examine the phenomenon of critics of Israel being labeled anti-Semites to silence their concerns, and co-sponsored by the university, JVP and Jacobin Magazine.
"Antisemitism is harmful and real," the event description states. "But when antisemitism is redefined as criticism of Israel, critics of Israeli policy become accused and targeted more than the growing far-right."