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Antisemitism on Campus and Hamas-Israel War

Updated: January 10, 2024

As antisemitism grows on college and university campuses worldwide, your friends at Hillel want you to know that you are not alone. Since Hamas’ brutal attack on October 7, we too have been hurting and heartbroken — especially in light of rising tension for Jewish students. While we know that no single message, ritual, or act can bring calm or peace in this moment, we hope that the power of our community and the resources we’ve put together can help — even just a little. 

Our global community of students, knowledgeable educators, and passionate Hillel staff are here with and for you. If there are other resources you think that might be beneficial for Jewish students at this time, we want to know about them (email us at [email protected]). Thank you for being part of the Hillel community, and we pray for better days ahead. 

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Taking Action and Reporting Antisemitism

  • If you are looking for resources on how to take action, please see the Taking Action in Challenging Times resource
  • GOT A MINUTE? If we all took ONE MINUTE right now to reach out to our elected officials, we stand a much better, more realistic chance of ensuring that the return of all hostages continues to remain a top U.S. and global priority. Take a minute right now, and make a call to help save their lives:

  • If you have witnessed or experienced an antisemitic or other hate incident/attack:
    • First, be sure you and those around you are safe. Call 911 if you need immediate help
    • Report it to your university. Go to your university’s main home page. Put “bias incident” in the search bar. You should find a link to a form that is called “Report a Bias Incident” or something similar. Report the incident there. 
    • Tell your Hillel director, or another staff member at your Hillel. Once your Hillel staff is in the loop, they can ensure you have the support you need and they can also inform the appropriate authorities. Hillel Professionals will alert Hillel International if the incident requires additional support such as wellness, security concerns or legal support.
    • Report it at, a resource established by Hillel International in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League and Secure Communities Network.
  • Hillel International, ADL (the Anti-Defamation League), the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP today announced the Campus Antisemitism Legal Line (CALL), a free legal protection helpline for students who have experienced antisemitism. Any student, family, faculty, or staff member can go to the CALL website or text “CALLhelp” to 51555 to report incidents of antisemitic discrimination, intimidation, harassment, vandalism, or violence that may necessitate legal action. 
  • If you are looking for resources about how to support others in a time of crisis, please review these these tips on how to show up for others

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