The sensitive nature of this conflict can leave educators scared to discuss it in classrooms. However, it is essential that schools create and provide safe spaces for young people to discuss and navigate the news, and to have their perspectives listened to.
In the past few days and weeks there has been a distressing amount of antisemitic hatred being spread on social media and beyond. There has been wide-spread (and entirely justified) outrage at Wiley’s barrage of antisemitic tweets, and more so, the platform’s initial inaction against such hatred, leading many to boycott Twitter for 48 hours.
So, what is meant by the term ‘antisemitism’?