CAM Coalition Partners Spotlight: Show Up and Speak Out

SSI members march in the 2022 Celebrate Israel Parade, in New York City.

May 31, 2022

With in-person programing becoming increasingly prevalent, the summer months will see more opportunities for members of the Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) coalition to meet up and stand together against Jew-hatred.

Here is a sampling of what CAM partners were up to this week:


Students Supporting Israel (SSI): Alexandra Ahdoot, a Jewish student activist at Duke University, writes about her love for Israel and the Duke SSI chapter’s battle this past year to be recognized as an official campus organization.

Read more here.

Partner Achievements

Jewish National Fund (JNF) – USA: For its vision of building a “World Zionist Village” campus in the southern Israeli city of Be’er Sheva, JNF-USA was recognized as one of the Jewish world’s most innovative organizations.

Learn more here.

Students Supporting Israel (SSI):

After a two-year hiatus for the Celebrate Israel Parade in New York City, a delegation of SSI students and alumni participated in and enjoyed the festivities this past weekend!

Campaigns to Support

Artists 4 Israel: Coinciding with the holiday of Shavuot, Artists 4 Israel is taking the fight against antisemitism to the streets with art, via its #ChalkOverHate initiative.

For more information, click here.

Claims Conference: The #DontBeABystander Campaign calls on all people, particularly members of the younger generations, to learn from history and follow the example of non-Jews in Europe who, at great personal risk, saved Jews during the Holocaust.

Recommended Reading and Viewing

American Jewish Committee (AJC): According to an AJC report, Germany experienced the most-ever recorded incidents of antisemitism — 3,028 — in 2021.

Read more here.

The Lawfare Project: Founder and Executive Director Brooke Goldstein emphasizes the urgent need to stop the Palestinian Authority’s hateful discrimination and incitement to violence against Jews.

Read more here.

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI): For more than a centutry, false claims that Jews were “storming” the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem have led to violent antisemitic attacks.

In an op-ed, UKLFI International Director Yifa Segal analyzes how this rhetoric fuels contemporary antisemitism.

Read more here.

Weitzman National Museum of American History: In solidarity with the Jewish community of Colleyville, Texas, the Weitzman Museum has added an exhibit in its lobby featuring the teacup that Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker offered to hostage-taker Malik Akram when he arrived at Congregation Beth Israel before Shabbat services on Jan. 15th.

The exhibit is meant to draw attention to rising antisemitism across the U.S. today.

Read more here.

Category:CAM Weekly