Saturday, December 7, 2013

Chronology of recent hate speech at San Francisco State University

The AMCHA intiative was one of the first organizations to publicize the events at San Francisco State University, in keeping with their mission to investigate, document, educate about, and combat antisemitic behavior on campus and the institutional structures that legitimize it and allow it to flourish.
They have also published a helpful chronology of recent hate speech at SFSU.

December 3, 2013: Palestinian SFSU student’s photo condemned as ‘potential threat’

After discovering a potentially threatening photo on the social media Web site Tumblr posted by the president of a Palestinian student group at San Francisco State University (SFSU), the Simon Wiesenthal Center warned the university on Dec. 2 about “a potential threat to its Jewish students.”(Read more).

December 3, 2013: Did SFSU Student Post Selfie with Knife: ‘I Want to Stab an Israeli Soldier’
It appears the president of a university-funded student group at San Francisco State boasted how much he loved his knife and that it made him want to stab an Israeli soldier.(Read more).

December 2, 2013: Photo of Knief-Wielding SFSU Student Prompts Warning on ‘Potential Threat to Jewish Students’
A Jewish human rights organization sent a warning Monday to officials at San Francisco State University advising them of an alleged potential threat to its Jewish students.(Read more).

November 26, 2013: As Legislators Congratulate SF State University President for Standing up to Anti-Semitism, Student Group Hate Speech Exposed
As nine California legislators on Tuesday congratulated San Francisco State University President Dr. Leslie Wong for standing up to anti-Semitism on campus last week, online activity of the student group in question showed even more blatant displays of Jew hate.(Read more).

November 22, 2013: Anti-Semitic writing alleged at S.F. State event
Uproar over what some are calling an anti-Semitic stencil that showed up at a Nov. 7 San Francisco State University campus event has prompted the school’s president to issue a stern statement against advocating violence and hate. (Read more).

November 21, 2013: Outcry over anti-Semitism at mural event at S.F. State
The S.F.-based Jewish Community Relations Council and other Jewish groups are “outraged” over an event last week at San Francisco State University, during which some participants made and held signs that critics say glorified the killing of Jews. (Read more).

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