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Campus Antisemitism Is Rampant

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Some of the same people that call the MAGA hat a “neo-Nazi” symbol are now parroting Hamas talking points and don’t seem to see a problem with that.

A lot of “normies” that haven’t been paying attention to the radicalization that has been happening on college campuses over the last few decades are now stunned to see open antisemitism protests at colleges and universities all over North America after Hamas committed a horrific terror attack against innocent Israeli citizens.

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As Israelis and Jewish family members worldwide mourn the barbaric attack that cost 1,300 lives, pro-Palestinian protesters have seized the moment to condemn Israel and call for an end to the Jewish state.

This sort of “blame the victim” timing is unfathomable to anyone with a conscience.

It seems that conscience is what is lacking on many college campuses.

Student groups are organizing protests — but not to condemn Hamas terrorists or call for the hostages taken from Israel to be released.

Instead, they’re holding vigils for the “freedom fighters” that were killed as their fellow jihadis kidnapped, raped, and slaughtered innocent Jewish families.

Columbia University held a massive rally on Thursday organized by “Students for Justice in Palestine.” Incomprehensibly, it was billed as a “Call To Action For Palestine” where they would be making demands of their college to support the Palestinian cause — again in the wake of a terror attack against Israel.

A whole lot of people showed up at the event.

But it’s not just at Columbia — it’s at college campuses all over the United States.

At a UCLA protest, there were open chants for genocide.

Same at the University of Washington.

The places that have “trigger warnings” for classic literature like Shakespeare and insist that refusing to use someone’s preferred pronouns is violence, are apparently totally fine with the genocidal “one solution” and “From the River to the Sea” chants in support of the Palestinian cause in the wake of a terror attack that resulted in the death of 1,300 Israelis.

Harvard University, which is now just a hollowed-out husk of its former self and is simply wearing its reputation as an elite institution of higher learning as a skinsuit, is not stopping the disturbing pro-Palestine protests under the guise of “free speech” but this is the same school that has withdrawn acceptances over memes in private group chats.

The same people who want to police “hate speech” are fine with calls for genocide of the Jewish people in a country that was created for them because it was their historical homeland and they faced persecution in practically every other country that they lived in.

If Jews cannot be safe in Israel, then where can they be safe?

College campuses in America are right out.

The antisemitic, genocidal chants to eliminate the state of Israel aren’t just college kids that don’t know better saying “edgy” things — it’s causing some tense confrontations.

Jewish students don’t feel safe on campus.

Why would they feel safe? It’s like watching a rally for the Third Reich.

Maya Sulkin chronicled some recent examples of campus antisemitism in Bari Weiss’s publication, The Free Press:

  • On Tuesday, at Drexel University in Philadelphia, a Jewish student’s dorm room was set on fire. No other door in the hall was vandalized, and the student believes she was targeted due to her outspoken support of Israel. Police are now investigating this as a possible hate crime.
  • At Stanford on Wednesday, the Students for Justice in Palestine hosted a “teach-in” attended by about 250 people, where a source told The Free Press that a student speaker advised the crowd that the Israeli government’s “goal is to kill all Palestinians.”
  • On Thursday at Stanford it was reported that an instructor divided his students at a mandatory undergraduate course called “Civil, Liberal and Global Education” into two camps: Jews and non-Jews. The teacher told the Jewish students to gather their things, stand in a corner, and said, “This is what Israel does to the Palestinians.” The teacher then asked, “How many people died in the Holocaust?” When a student said, “Six million,” the teacher replied, “Colonizers killed more than 6 million. Israel is a colonizer.” In a public statement, Stanford revealed multiple students had reported this conduct, and it was now investigating “identity-based targeting of students.”
  • Also on Thursday, George Mason University in Virginia students waved Palestinian flags and chanted “glory to the resistance fighters.”
  • At UCLA, many hundreds of students gathered to chant: “intifada, intifada”—a call for an violent uprising against Israel.
  • At the University of Washington, a crowd of Students for Justice in Palestine filled the air with chants of “There is only one solution” as a Jewish student cried and begged a guard, “They want us dead. How are you allowing this?” Olivia Feldman, the 20-year-old co-president of Students Supporting Israel at the college, told The Free Press, “I’ve been called a terrorist and a colonizer. I’ve been called a baby killer in the past. A lot of students are really afraid to go to class tomorrow.”
  • On Thursday, a Fox News reporter said that at least three protesters at the University of Massachusetts Amherst followed her into a parking garage, demanding to know her ethnicity, address, and phone number. When she refused, one of the protesters told her “I’ll have my lawyers contact you” and “have a terrible day.” (One of our reporters was denied an interview at a rally earlier this week because she was not Arab.)

The useful idiots on campuses all over North America that are parroting Hamas are calling Israel a “colonialist state” and Jews are colonizers despite having a continuous presence in the region for thousands of years.

Can you think of anyone else that they call “colonizers”? And what do you think their solution for that would be?

We are living in dangerous times with dangerous ideology running rampant.

K. Walker

ClashDaily's Associate Editor since August 2016. Self-described political junkie, anti-Third Wave Feminist, and a nightmare to the 'intersectional' crowd. Mrs. Walker has taken a stand against 'white privilege' education in public schools. She's also an amateur Playwright, former Drama teacher, and staunch defender of the Oxford comma. Follow her humble musings on Twitter: @TheMrsKnowItAll and on Gettr @KarenWalker

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