By Hezzy Segal and Daniel Grossman, Hopkins High School
As high school seniors, it is not an easy task to carve out time for a topic like “pro-Israel activism”. Every day we plow through college applications, rigorous senior-year coursework, and participate in extracurricular activities — it can be easy to forget that we are one of the only high school chapters part of the Students Supporting Israel international movement.
Recently, however, we had an “ah-ha” moment. If last year’s high schoolers (also in our situation) could have had such vehemence to leave their classes to fight for their “cause” of ripping down our posters and doing everything they could to get a pro-Israel voice out of Hopkins High School, we needed to find time to be active in our cause. …
The Superior Council of the University of Buenos Aires has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.
The resolution to adopt the definition of antisemitism passed in just one day of proposition.
The official resolution states:
The Superior Council of the University of Buenos Aires resolves:
Article 1 — The practical and legally non-binding definition of “anti-Semitism” approved by the International Alliance for the Remembrance of the Holocaust (IHRA) on May 26, 2016, the text of which reads
“Article 1 — “Anti-Semitism is a certain perception of Jews, which can be expressed as hatred towards Jews. Physical and rhetorical manifestations of anti-Semitism are directed at Jewish or non-Jewish people and / or their assets, the institutions of the Jewish community and their places of worship.” …
Looking back to when I started working with SSI in 2018, I came in new and not knowing what to expect — being new to the pro-Israel world. …