Campus Monitor - University Of Texas Arlington

Antisemitism Tracker

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ClassificationDate-Description
ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSION:DEMONIZATION;
DELEGITIMIZATION;
BDS ACTIVITY (CALLS FOR BOYCOTT)
1/14/15 – Students for a Democratic Society – UT Arlington was one of the signatories of a statement entitled “Say No to Faithwashing: Boycott Muslim Leadership Initiative,” which falsely accuses Israel of “ethnic cleansing” and “apartheid,” and pledges commitment to “the BDS call.”
BDS ACTIVITY:BDS EVENT2/16/15 – UTA SJP put up a plaza banner at the University Center Dining area which encourages the boycotting of ‘Sabra Hummus’.

 

In the News ?

February 24, 2017:
The Shorthorn – Letter to the editor: Students for Justice in Palestine aims to shut down false accusations 

February 16, 2017:
Dallas News – Campus watchdog group accuses UT-Arlington student activists of anti-Semitism
(Description note, “The report cited 158 anti-Semitic posts on social media and interaction by the individuals involved with “anti-Semitic individuals” from other Texas schools. Of particular concern, it said, was a UTA student activist and her brother, a Tarrant Community College student, who in addition to anti-Semitic posts are cousins of a man who plotted a Tel Aviv bus bombing in 2012.”)

February 15, 2017:
The Algemeiner – ‘Stuff Jews in the Oven’ Among Antisemitic Social Media Posts Flooding Pages of University of Texas-Arlington Students, Covert Campus Watchdog Finds
(Description note, “The postings uncovered by Canary Mission represent just a “fraction of the hatred and intolerance that SJP and its members harbor on campuses across North America,” the group said, and pointed out that of the 24 students whose online rhetoric is blatantly antisemitic, 19 are affiliated with SJP and 12 with MSA.”)

November 1, 2015:
The Shorthorn – Students protest escalating violence in Palestine
(Description note, “Unjust things are happening in Palestine,” business freshman Jana Ahmad said. “We’re here to show support and to make awareness about the issues that are happening in Palestine.” Ahmad, who’s also a member of Students for Justice in Palestine, said the recent, violent outbreaks sparked the protest. “A lot of young people have been killed for no reason,” she said. “There is a lot of unrest between the Israeli settlements and the Palestinian citizens. They’re killing innocent children, and people are dying for no reason, and so we’re out here to show our support.” The protesters weren’t only Palestinians or of Palestinian descent. Protester Mike Ita , said he isn’t Palestinian, but he is current on the issues surrounding the conflict.”)

March 4, 2015:
The Shorthorn – Panel discusses Israeli-Palestinian conflict – Description note: Students for Justice in Palestine held a panel discussion that engaged the audience and brought up differing points about the solution for the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, said Edmund Prater, Global Operations and Logistics associate professor and discussion moderator for the event. Israel is the world’s only Jewish state, located east of the Mediterranean Sea. Palestinians, the Arab population, want to establish a state by the name of Palestine in that same land.

January 29, 2015:
The Shorthorn – Documentary screening to highlight civilian life in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

 

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