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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


bullet img April 24, 2018 – UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
SJP held the event, “SJP general body meeting,” which was advertised as, “We will be discussing our BDS informative event coming up on May 2, as well as reflecting on our boycott of Israel Fest and plans for the rest of the semester.”

bullet img April 24, 2018 – GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
JVP released a statement to the community that delegitimized Israel, saying, “We are…proud that the [BDS] resolution named Israel as an apartheid state.”

bullet img April 24, 2018 – NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
JVP and SJP held the event, “BDS Work-in at the Library.” The description for the event stated, “Come out to bobsty for a fun fun fun and easy action to put pressure on NYU admin and the Board of Trustees to divest from Israeli apartheid!…53 NYU student groups have endorsed BDS! let’s make sure Andy Hamilton knows how we feel!”

bullet img April 24, 2018 – SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
A planned disruption (advertised as, “We protest against the University’s policies of defending Zionist Neocolonialism”) of a speaking event with Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York, ended in one of the protesters being physically removed after disruptive chanting went on for several minutes just outside the event that made it hard to hear the speaker, and two activists interrupted inside the event. Protesters held signs that demonized and delegitimized Israel, stating, “Zionism = Racism, Where’s my Birthright?,” BDS until…Refugees Right to Return,” “NO to Islamophobia and White Supremacy,” and “End Israeli Apartheid, End the Occupation.” A Syracuse associate professor of political studies at the Maxwell School claimed, “Jewish students told me they are shaken by what happened [and] fear expressing even mild support for Israel on campus.”

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Watch Campus Antisemitism Videos

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

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

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