VIEWPOINT: Defeating Jewish Disempowerment


Rabbi Rachel Gartner, the director of Jewish Life at Campus Ministry, wrote an article for the April 28, 2017 issue of The Hoya. In it, she delineates anti-Jewish speech in all its forms. Below is an excerpt from her article, you can read it in its entirety here.

Like all types of bias, anti-Jewish speech takes different forms. Acts we have seen on campus this year, like the swastika carved onto an elevator door and white nationalist flyers strewn on campus, are among the more blatant forms and clearly deserve our outright condemnation. However, if we stop there, we do the Jewish community a profound disservice …