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The following are manifestations of antisesemitism and the institutional behaviors that legitimize it:


  • Individual faculty
    • Use university’s name and resources to purvey antisemitic activity
    • Use classroom to promote antisemitic material, ideas, political action
  • Departments/Centers
    • Sponsor and fund antisemitic talks and events
  • Academic Senates
    • Condone abuses of academic freedom for promotion of antisemitic activity


  • Individual students
    • Intimidate, harass and threaten Jewish students
    • Vandalize Jewish student property or university property for antisemitic purpose
    • Use personal web pages to promote antisemitic material, events, campaigns
  • Student organizations
    • Use university resources and name for antisemitic programs and events
    • Intimidate, harass and threaten Jewish students, including by disrupting Jewish students’ programs
    • Use organization web pages to promote antisemitic material, events, campaigns
    • Promote boycott, divestment and sanction campaigns against Israel
    • Affiliate with outside organizations that promote antisemitic activity
    • Delegitimize the efforts of those who are acting against antisemitic activity
  • Student government
    • Fund antisemitic activity
    • Vote on resolutions that demonize Israel and promote boycotts
  • Student publications
    • Publish antisemitic articles, advertisements

Administrators and Trustees

  • Sponsor, fund, award, and give university resources to antisemitic activity
  • Fail to enforce university policies and state and federal law that would prohibit the activities
  • Fail to identify or condemn antisemitic behavior on their campuses
  • Discriminate against Jewish students, by condemning racist and homophobic behavior but not antisemitic
  • Minimize or ignore concerns from students or community members about antisemitic activity

Outside Organizations

  • Co-sponsor and fund antisemitic events on campus
  • Disseminate antisemitic material on campus
  • Participate in harassment and intimidation of Jewish students
  • Delegitimize efforts to combat antisemitic activity on campus
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