Discrimination and Harassment of Jewish Students at UC Davis on November 19, 2012

Incident: Jewish students were threatened and harassed within view of University administrators during an anti-Israel “occupation” of a University of California Davis administrative building on November 19, 2012.

AMCHA’s Response: We wrote a letter to UC Davis Chancellor Katehi, providing her with a detailed description of the event, a list of state and federal laws and university policies which were likely violated, and asking her to take action to protect Jewish students on her campus.

 

 AMCHA’s Correspondence with UC Davis Chancellor Katehi

January 28th, 2013 – Letter to UC Davis Chancellor Katehi Regarding Discrimination and Harassment of Jewish Students at Campus Event

The AMCHA Initiative sent a letter to UC Davis Chancellor Katehi providing her with a detailed description of the event, including the discrimination and harassment that occurred, a list of state and federal laws and university policies which were likely violated, and asking her to take five specific actions to protect Jewish students on her campus.

 

February 5, 2013 – Letter to Chancellor Katehi Regarding UCD’s Response to AMCHA’s Concerns About Discrimination and Harassment of Jewish Students

In response to a letter sent to AMCHA by Ralph Hexter, UCD Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, the AMCHA Initiative sent a letter to UCD Chancellor Katehi asking her for more answers and urging further steps to be taken to protect Jewish students at UC Davis.