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Trump or Biden, keep up the pressure on campus anti-Semitism
800 533 Kenneth L. Marcus

Last year, at a national conference in Manhattan, New York University student Adela Cojab described a pattern of harassment that she and other Jewish students were facing on her campus. After hearing her speak, as was my job, I informed her that if she filed a complaint with the agency that I then headed, the…

How conversations about anti-Semitism divided a campus
900 600 Marissa Martinez and James Pollard

Scattered across the city, country and world, community members read University President Morton Schapiro’s Monday email condemning recent student protests. Minutes later, messages of shock, support and confusion flooded Facebook feeds, Twitter timelines and Reddit pages alike. Beyond the absolute denunciation of student protesters led by NU Community Not Cops — a disapproval that made…

NYU adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism, settles antisemitism lawsuit
150 150 Rachel Wolf

New York University and the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reached a landmark settlement over charges of antisemitism on the university’s campus, The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) announced on Thursday. Adela Cojab, an NYU graduate, filed the complaint in April 2019 regarding events that took place…

NYU Reaches Settlement With Dept. of Education Over Anti-Semitism Complaint
150 150 Aaron Bandler

New York University (NYU) agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Education on Sept. 15 over a complaint filed in 2019 alleging that the university improperly handled instances of anti-Semitism on campus. Adela Cojab, who was an NYU student at the time, filed the complaint after NYU’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter received…

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