Education Department Launches Anti-Semitism Investigation Into Major University

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, and their staff members, render honors during the playing of the national anthem during an honor arrival ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 24, 2011. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen (released)

The U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into possible anti-Semitism at the University of Illinois.

According to The Washington Free Beacon:

The Department of Education launched an investigation into a series of anti-Semitic incidents at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, school officials said on Monday.


Three prominent Jewish groups filed a complaint against the school with the department’s Office for Civil Rights this spring, the Chicago Tribune reported. The complaint lists more than 30 allegations of anti-Semitism at the university over the past five years, including the vandalism of Jewish religious ornaments, swastikas spray-painted on campus buildings, and heated attacks from anti-Israel student groups.

The Department of Education informed the school of the investigation on Friday.

The complaint notes members of the university’s Students for Justice in Palestine have harassed pro-Israel students by calling them “colonizers,” “Nazis,” and “white supremacists.” Last year, the group also gave resident advisers a presentation called “Palestine & Great Return March: Palestinian Resistance to 70 Years of Israeli Terror.”

Students at the university also snuck anti-Israel language into a student government resolution against racism, The Beacon reported.

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Robin Rosenblatt
1 year ago

There will be more Anti-semitism, more Terrorism, more Racism the less we support Israel. The simplest way to do that is to help the Israel Longhorn Project Robin 650-631-9270

Gene Ralno
Gene Ralno
1 year ago

What’s a Palestinian?

1 year ago
Reply to  Gene Ralno

Today, those who consider themselves Palestinians are primarily ARABS who primarily live or descended from those who live in the area that once was the ROMAN conquered province of Judea and is now part of Israel. In ancient times Palestine was actually Syria-Palestine and encompassed a much larger area.

Can anyone expand on that with a more concise explanation?

1 year ago

SO……school’s can/are ONLY being investigated for so-called ‘anti-Semitic’ crap. But what about the school’s (which are MOST of them!) that teach (BRAINWASH) ‘white guilt’, ‘whites are evil’, ‘there’s no such thing as gender’, Anti-American crap, ect??????????

Robin Rosenblatt
1 year ago

Many of the Universities are undercontrol of the Muslim Brotherhood. Thanks to the democrats.

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