The ADL's report shared the nature of incidents from campuses from California to Florida. Beyond finding this information discomfiting on a merely existential level, I am discouraged by the prospect that some of my peers seem to identify Judaism and Israeli politics as inextricably linked to one another.
There are many things I tell the parents in the hour that they sit with me on what is for them among the most emotional days of their lives. Here are some of the things that I want them to know. I hope they are of value to other parents of other new students now readying themselves to set out for other places.