Campus Monitor - State University of New York Purchase College

Antisemitism Tracker

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ClassificationDate-Description
TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION;
HISTORICAL
11/20/16 – Swastikas were found on a bulletin board in a residence hall.
DESTRUCTION OF JEWISH PROPERTY;
GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION;
INTIMIDATION;
HISTORICAL
3/14/15 – Multiple swastikas were found drawn on the walls of 3 campus dormitories. At least one of the swastikas was etched on the door of a Jewish student.

 

In the News ?

December 7, 2016:
Lohud – ‘Sopranos’ star’s son arrested in Purchase College swastika case

November 21, 2016:
Lohud – Swastikas found in SUNY Purchase College dorm

October 21, 2015: The Jewish Week – On Leafy Campuses, Hillel Struggles For A Foothold
(Description note, “Still, despite the general ease and calm, some incidents there have raised alarm. In March, swastikas were scrawled in three Purchase dormitories. One of the swastikas was etched onto the door of a Jewish student.”)

March 24, 2015: CBS New York – Swastika, Nooses Found Drawn On Walls Of SUNY Purchase Campus Dorms

March 20, 2015: Lohud – Swastikas investigated at SUNY Purchase

March 18, 2015: Within 12 hours of finding multiple swastikas painted in a dorm room, university President Thomas Schwarz issued a statement reiterating that ‘prejudice of any form has no place in our community.’

March 19, 2015: According to a Hillel of Westchester email dated March 19, 2015

 

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