Education Department Adopts New Anti-Semitism Definition on Campuses

Governing: The Education Department's new civil rights head has re-opened a discrimination case against Rutgers University brought by a Zionist group that the Obama administration closed four years ago -- essentially changing the definition of anti-Semitism on campuses, according to a New York Times report.

Kenneth Marcus, the recently-confirmed assistant secretary of education for civil rights, announced the move in an Aug. 27 letter to the Zionist Organization of America, and looked at the group's case as discrimination against an ethnic group, not as religious discrimination, the Times reported.

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