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Antisemitic Activity


  1. Targeting Jewish Students and Staff:
    Incidents that directly target Jewish students on campus or other Jewish members of the campus community for harmful or hateful action based on their Jewishness or perceived support for Israel.

  2. Antisemitic Expression:
    Language, imagery or behavior deemed antisemitic by the U.S. State Department definition of antisemitism, or wholly consistent with that definition.

  3. BDS Activity:
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  • KUDOS to University of Minnesota President Kaler for his strong statement and recognition that, “the inclusion on the ballot of a non-binding referendum that names Israel is exacerbating tension and fueling discrimination toward Jewish students. My statement of two years ago is as relevant today as it was then: ‘Our University strongly and unequivocally condemns prejudice and hostility toward Jews, as we condemn bias against any groups.’”

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Recent Antisemitic Activity

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bullet img May 15, 2018 – WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY ST. LOUIS
An article in the school paper accused Israel of carrying out “the ethnic cleansing of Palestine.”

bullet img May 15, 2018 – UC DAVIS
A guest column in the school paper by an SJP member demonized Israel with an accusation of “systematic terror employed by Israel not only during the country’s creation, but today as well.” The column further accused Israel of a “Zionist strategy of ethnic cleansing…[and]… the ethnic cleansing of over 750,000 men, women and children, and the killing of over 15,000.”

bullet img May 15, 2018 – STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Stanford SJP released a statement that accused Israel of carrying out an “ongoing Nakba, Israel’s policy of land theft and ethnic cleansing in Palestine.” The statement coincided with a demonstration with JVP at Stanford where participants held signs in White Plaza accusing Israel of committing a “massacre” in Gaza.

bullet img May 14, 2018 – DEPAUL UNIVERSITY
An open letter in the campus paper called on the board of Trustees to open up its investment portfolio in connection with a past BDS vote. The open letter stated, ” In 2014, the DePaul University administration was petitioned by pro-Palestine students to divest from pro-Israel investments, amidst opposition from pro-Israel lobbyists on campus. Even though the vote was successful in pulling funds from these causes, the board of trustees still maintains the confidentiality of their investment portfolio. Though this is within the university’s legal rights, a university that claims to be morally driven should – on principle – make their morally consequential behavior public to be held accountable for said behavior.”

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