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.

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“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 they and their students are changing their

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