Campus Monitor - University of Oregon

Antisemitism Tracker

Total Antisemitic Activity:

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ClassificationDate-Description
TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION;
HARASSMENT;
HISTORICAL;
ACCUSING JEWS OF INVENTING OR EXAGGERATING THE HOLOCAUST;
DEMONIZATION
4/20/17 – A known local white nationalist and antisemite, Jimmy Marr, and an associate self-proclaimed white nationalist came to campus in Marr’s swastika-emblazoned truck with the message on its tailgate saying, “No more terror. No more war. America, stop being Israel’s whore” to celebrate the “birthday party for Adolf Hitler” by spreading antisemitic messages to students from the truck, including the promotion of a holocaust denial film. His colleague walked around with a sign saying, “No more wars with Israel” on one side and “(((Da Goyim Know)))” on the other. The demonstration lasted approximately 45 minutes in front of the Erb Memorial Union and attracted around 60 to 80 students, many in opposition.
GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION;
DENIGRATION;
HISTORICAL
3/25/16 – An antisemitic flier was distributed to networked printers throughout campus. The flier had swastikas and said, “White Man are you Sick and Tired of the Jews Destroying Your Country through Mass Immigration and Degeneracy? Join Us in the Struggle for Global White Supremacy at the Daily Stormer.”
VERBAL ASSAULT;
INTIMIDATION;
HARASSMENT;
HISTORICAL
10/30/15 – A Jewish fraternity member noticed the suspect in the bed of his pick-up truck, which was parked on the side of the fraternity house. Police say the victim told the suspect to get out of his truck and the suspect responded by using antisemitic terms regarding Jewish people and the victim in particular. The suspect reportedly got out of the truck and made a comment about getting a firearm, as he went to his home nearby. He then came out of his home, holding something in his hand. The victim couldn’t tell what it was.
ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSION:DEMONIZATION;
CONDONING TERRORISM
5/15/15 – A University of Oregon graduate student organized a rally in remembrance of the “Nakba,” which included a sign that demonized Israel with the words “End racist delusions of supremacy and entitlement” and another which condoned acts of violence against Israelis with the words “It’s only nature to resist!”.

 

In the News ?

April 25, 2017:
KATU 2 – Anti-fascists, neo-Nazi protesters clash after truck with swastika rolls through UO campus

April 20, 2017:
Eugene Weekly – Pair of Racists Hit UO on Hitler’s Birthday

April 20, 2017:
KVAL – A Truck emblazoned with swastika parked in heart of University of Oregon campus

December 1, 2015:
Daily Emerald – Anti-Semitic attacks against AEPi advance aggression avoidance
(Description note, “This is just one of the anti-Semitic attacks that have happened against AEPi. Swastikas are oftendrawn on car windows and mailboxes nearby the fraternity’s house.”)

November 12, 2015:
The Algemeiner – Oregon Student Arrested for Hurling Antisemitic Epithets at Jewish Frat Boy

November 11, 2015:
The Register-Guard – Eugene police charge man with 2nd-degree intimidation following incident outside Jewish fraternity

November 11, 2015:
JP Updates – Oregon Student Charged for Using anti-Semitic Slurs at AEPi Fraternity House

November 11, 2015:
Israel on the News – University of Oregon student arrested for anti-Semitic intimidation

November 11, 2015:
Forward – Oregon Student Charged for Anti-Semitic Rant Outside Jewish Fraternity

November 10, 2015:
KEZI – Police Cite Man for Using Anti-Semitic Terms Against UO Student
(Description note, “Eugene police have cited a man on intimidation charges. He’s accused of using anti-Semitic terms against a University of Oregon student in a Jewish fraternity. Police say it happened on October 30 at about midnight, near the fraternity at 791 E. 15th Avenue. They say a 20-year-old fraternity member was going to walk a woman home and noticed the suspect in the bed of his pick-up truck, which was parked on the side of the fraternity. Police say the victim told the suspect to get out of his truck and the suspect, later identified as Damien Leon Ramirez, 23, responded by using anti-Semitic terms regarding Jewish people and the victim in particular. Ramirez reportedly got out of the truck, but kicked the side of it as he was leaving. He also reportedly made a comment about getting a firearm, as he went to his home nearby. He then came out of his home, holding something in his hand. The victim couldn’t tell what it was. Police followed up to investigate and charged Ramirez with second-degree intimidation on November 5.”)

May 15, 2015:
Daily Emerald- Students gather at Collier lawn in remembrance of Nakba
(Description note, “Abuhmaid, a graduate student in nonprofit management, organized the event with the help of several students, including those from the Arab Student Union. Organizers held flags and signs, and offered rich black coffee and dates to anyone who stopped by. Abuhmaid said this is a part of a three-day mourning tradition to commemorate a death. Students also wrote letters to Palestinian refugees and created the hashtag #ducksforPalestine to raise awareness.”)

November 8, 2014:
aish – Campus Mezuzah Attacks

October 22, 2014:
Central Florida Future – Anti-Semitism rears ugly head on UCF, Emory campuses

July 17, 2014:
The Times of Israel – Swastikas painted next to Jewish frat at Univ. of Oregon

July 16, 2014:
The Register Guard – Swastikas appear near Jewish fraternity house

January 31 2014:
Daily Emerald – ASUO Senate approves QuackPac’s Pro-Israel resolution 13-5-1

January 29, 2014:
Daily Emerald – Coverage of ASUO Senate Meeting discussing QuackPac resolution

January 2014:
Around the O – UO president opposes academic boycott of Israel

 

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FACULTY BDS

Number of Faculty Endorsing the Academic Boycott of Israel: 3

  1. S. Pearl Brilmyer
  2. Michael Hames-Garcia
  3. Sharon Luk

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