UW-Madison Campus

UW faces backlash for scheduling first day of school on Jewish holiday

Blank says first day of school cannot be moved, but reschedules convocation, other first day events to better accommodate the holiday

UW-Madison Campus

UW System academic calendar conflict with Rosh Hashanah speaks to larger institutional problems

Classes on six UW System campuses start Sept. 7 or 8, while Rosh Hashanah begins on the evening of Sept. 6, ends sundown Sept. 8.

Column

Wisconsin’s Jews are not a shield for partisan squabbling

Robin Vos' use of Jewish festivals to excuse rescheduling elections is asinine, unhelpful

UW-Madison Campus

Hillel hosts conversation with Holocaust survivor who shares experience living in, escaping Nazi Germany

Hilde Adler, who has lived in Madison for 55 years, credits her life to her family, who escaped from Germany to England and then to the U.S.

ArtsEtc

Show tunes meet politics for timely Randy Rainbow performance

Rainbow talks political satire in the age of Trump, reflects on Pittsburgh massacre, produces musical parodies for comedic night at Overture Center

Column

Religious observance should not be inconvenience for non-Christian students

UW's Christian-centered calendar forces students of other faiths to choose between academics, religious observance

UW-Madison Campus

As anti-Semitic incidents increase across US, UW Hillel strives for unity, awareness

Anti-Defamation League reported 89 percent increase in anti-Semitic acts on college campus

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Speaking out against Israel cannot be conflated with ‘anti-Semitism’

Groups should not be labeled 'anti-Semitic' for speaking out against injustices they have suffered

Herald

In Photos: UW students gather on Bascom to protest refugee executive order

Dozens of law and non-law students marched Friday to protest the President Trump's action

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