Tag: Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Local synagogues face antisemitic ‘swattings’

Over the Rosh Hashanah Holiday weekend, multiple synagogues in northern New Jersey fell victim to “swatting” events. On Friday, Sept. 15, Temple B’nai Jeshurun in Millburn was evacuated nine minutes into a live-streamed service after reports of a bomb threat. On Thursday, Sept. 14, Congregation Ahavat Achim in Fair Lawn […]

Yom HaShoah luncheon addresses antisemitism

On Monday, Dr. Jacob Labendz hosted a free kosher lunch with faculty and students, where past and modern antisemitism was discussed at great length in a question-and-answer format. “Discussion of Contemporary Antisemitism: Hillel and the Gross Center for Yom HaShoah” addressed a variety of topics, ranging from how Ramapo has […]