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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 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.”
     

  • Kudos to Chapman University student government for passing a resolution against anti-Semitism.
     
     
     

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Recent Antisemitic Activity

 

bullet img September 13, 2017 – UNIVERSITY OF MARLYAND COLLEGE PARK
An offensive phrase and a swastika were found on a balcony ledge of the fifth floor of the plant sciences building.
(TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION; HISTORICAL) /td>

bullet img September 12, 2017 – UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
A student found dozens of posters from the group “Vangaurd America” on campus. One of the posters had a black skull with a Jewish star in red on its forehead with text reading, “Beware the International Jew.” Background text read, “hedonism, rape, genocide, prostitution, white guilt, poverty and indoctrination.”
(TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: HARASSMENT; HISTORICAL)

bullet img September 11, 2017 – CSU CHICO
An outside group, Chico Palestine Action Group, put up an anti-Israel poster display next to the Arts & Humanities building on campus that included posters calling for BDS.
(BDS ACTIVITY: CALLS FOR BDS)


bullet img September 7, 2017 – WILLIAMS COLLEGE
Two students vandalized a dorm room by painting a swastika and “I like beer.”
(TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION; HISTORICAL)


bullet img September 7, 2017 – UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
An op-ed published in the student newspaper advocated for students and the University to adopt BDS.
(BDS ACTIVITY: CALLS FOR BDS)


bullet img September 6, 2017 – GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Two swastikas were were found painted in red on the inside of an LXR Hall elevator.
(TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION; HISTORICAL)


 
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