On Monday, the University of California Board of Regents heard public input on whether it should adopt a policy against intolerance. The policy comes in response to reports of anti-Semitism on UC campuses. Jewish groups want the UC system to adopt the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism, which includes a denial of Israel’s right to exist. But critics say the definition is too broad and would shutter free speech.
Proposed UC Intolerance Policy Sparks Free Speech Debate
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David McCleary, UC Berkeley student; northern Californian vice president, UAW 2865, a union of UC student workers.
Evan Goodman, Excecutive Director of Santa Barbara Hillel