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City Visions: UC Regents condemn "anti-Semitic forms" of anti-Zionism, and debate ensues


City Visions:  Host Joseph Pace examines the tensions between free speech and University of California anti-discrimination policies.

Last month, the UC Regents approved a document condemning "anti-Semitic forms" of anti-Zionism.  Does a document like this effectively curb free speech, or is it a necessary check against discrimination?  What is happening on UC campuses to make the Regents feel this mostly symbolic gesture is necessary?

Producer: Wendy Holcombe


Liz Jackson - Founding Staff Attorney for Palestine Legal and Cooperating Counsel with the Center for Constitutional Rights.

Ori Herschmann - Student, UC Berkeley and author of the UC student government resolution condemning anti-Semitism.

Omar Zahzah - Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Seth Brysk - Central Pacific Regional Director of the San Francisco Anti-Defamation League, based in San Francisco and serving Northern California, Utah and Hawai'i.