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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 UIUC Chancellor Jones for his message to the community – “….anti-Semitic attacks hidden under the guise of anti-Zionist rhetoric are all too common.”
  • Kudos to the Associated Students of Madison for unanimously passing a resolution against antisemitism that notes, “anti-Semitic incidents tend to occur when anti-Israel legislation are introduced in student government or in a student body.”
     
     

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Recent Antisemitic Activity

 

bullet img Febuary 16, 2018 – VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY An op-ed in the student-run publication, The Vanderbilt Hustler, demonized and delegitimized Israel, stating, “As an avowed critic of militarism, [Martin Luther] King would…be critical of…American military aid to repressive regimes such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and apartheid Israel.”
(ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSION: DEMONIZATION; DELEGITIMIZATION)


bullet img Febuary 15, 2018 – UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA SJP held the event, “The Palestinian Struggle for Love Under Apartheid.” The description for the event delegitimized Israel, stating, “Shackled by the cruel workings of Israeli apartheid, the most fundamental right of the Palestinian people, the right to love, is repressed…join us on February 15th to learn about some of the most heart-rending implications of Israel’s crimes against indigenous Palestinians.”
(ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSION: DELEGITIMIZATION)


bullet img Febuary 13, 2018 – UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA A guest column in the student newspaper titled, “Recognize Israeli apartheid and reject the status quo” by the president of the school’s SJP chapter, denied Jews self-determination and demonized and delegitimized Israel by claiming,”the racist history of Zionism and its conceptualization of the Jewish state…ensur[ed] that Middle Eastern Jews from nearby countries were essentially whitewashed…to probe this subject further, perhaps [the author of a diferent column] would have spoken on the kidnapping of Yemenite Jewish children and the unauthorized sterilization of Ethiopian women…So let’s be honest; the demand that Israel be recognized as a ‘Jewish State’ intends to legitimize the ‘lone democracy’ of the Middle East as it deprives its occupied population of civic rights…As Palestinian-American scholar Steven Salaita recently said: ‘If granting equality to all of its inhabitants would destroy a state, then does that state really deserve to survive?’”
(ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSION: DENYING JEWS SELF-DETERMINATION; DEMONIZATION; DELEGITIMIZATION)


bullet img Febuary 13, 2018 – UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON A column in the official student-run newspaper demonized and delegitimized Israel, claiming, “Millions of Palestinians, victims of ethnic cleansing and settler colonialism, currently live in exile…Given the Israeli state’s long history of ethnic-cleansing and imprisonment of Palestinians, we cannot expect Netanyahu to act as a good neighbor to Palestinians…As the UN has pointed out, Palestinians live under apartheid within Israel…we cannot expect Palestinians to receive fair treatment from an apartheid state.”
(ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSION: DEMONIZATION; DELEGITIMIZATION)


bullet img Febuary 11, 2018 – UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA CHAMPAIGN UIUC circulated a divestment referendum petition for students to sign in order that the divestment referendum would appear on the voting ballot in March.
(BDS ACTIVITY: CALLS FOR BDS)


 
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INTOLERANCE: Anti-Zionist Students Disrupt SSI Event at UC Irvine (May 10, 2017)

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