AMCHA’S Responses to Antisemitic Activity at Tufts University

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1.  At least one swastika, and possibly several, were painted on vehicles early Saturday morning, March 29, 2015, outside the Theta Delta Chi Fraternity.

  • INCIDENT: At least one swastika, and possibly several, were painted on vehicles early Saturday morning, March 29, 2015, outside the Theta Delta Chi Fraternity. This is the fourth antisemitic incident at Tufts University in less than two years (April 2013, June 2014, December 2014 and March 2015).
  • 4/2/15 – AMCHA’S RESPONSE:  AMCHA Initiative coordinated a coalition response of 21 groups who signed a letter to President Monaco stressing, “These antisemitic acts often follow anti-Israel BDS campaigns and other anti-Israel activity, such as the Students for Justice in Palestine-sponsored “Israel Apartheid Week” earlier in the month, which included a panel with Tufts faculty members…Campus antisemitism is a serious and growing problem…In the last year, more than 15 college and university campuses around the country have been defaced with swastikas, in each case causing particular distress to Jewish students…We encourage you to take the following steps immediately to deter future acts of anti-Jewish bigotry…”