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White House convenes meeting to address spike in campus antisemitism during Israel-Hamas war

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Biden administration convened a meeting with Jewish leaders on Monday on what it says is an “alarming” rise in reports of antisemitism on college campuses in the wake of the Israel-Hamas war.

Doug Emhoff, the Jewish Second Gentleman who launched a task force on antisemitism last year along with the Biden administration’s plan to counter anti-Jewish bigotry, will convene the meeting, which will take place at the Department of Education.

“The Biden-Harris Administration is taking multiple actions to address the alarming rise of reported antisemitic incidents at schools and...


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