Tammi Rossman-Benjamin is a lecturer at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the cofounder and director of AMCHA Initiative, a non-profit organization devoted to investigating, documenting, educating about, and combating campus antisemitism in America.
In 2009, she filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights alleging a hostile environment for Jewish students on her campus, and in March 2011, a federal investigation of her complaint was launched. Rossman-Benjamin was nominated for Jewish Hero of the Year by the Jewish Federation of North America in 2011, named one of 2013’s Bright Pro-Israel Lights on U.S. Campuses by the Jewish Press, and designated as a “Jewish 100” by Algemeiner in 2014.
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