Over 200 Campus Events Featured Expressions of Antisemitism

Article Source: ADL

Article Source: ADL

An art installation that drew backlash from some Jewish campus organizations, at the launch of Harvard College’s 2023 annual Israeli Apartheid Week - Addison Y. Liu via The Harvard Crimson screenshot
  • A report from the Anti-Defamation League shows that a series of worldwide anti-Israel events, spearheaded by the BDS Movement, featured overt antisemitism and expressions of support for violence against Israel.
  • Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) was the primary organizer of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) and organized some 202 IAW events across the country, concentrated in California, Texas and the Northeast. They included 16 “apartheid walls” and 28 screenings of anti-Israel films.
  • Some events have veered into rhetoric justifying or lauding violence against Israel, including Israeli civilians, such as an apartheid wall at Rutgers University that commemorated members of terror groups Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
  • Prominent anti-Israel activists and academics made appearances as speakers, including those with a history of espousing odious and antisemitic language about Israel and Zionism. Read More

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