University of Illinois Student Government betrays its Jewish students

StandWithUs Condemns Embarrassing Display of Ignorance by Illinois Student Government
October 23, 2019

StandWithUs condemns the University of Illinois (UIUC) Student Government (ISG) for passing a disingenuous resolution about antisemitism without consulting the Jewish community or securing their consent. The resolution denies that anti-Zionism is antisemitism, erasing the experiences of Jewish students who have repeatedly experienced antisemitic forms of anti-Zionism on campus. It passed with a vote of 29 in favor, 2 against, and 2 abstaining. READ MORE

JNS SJP-sponsored resolution passes University of Illinois student government, hundreds protest A resolution introduced by Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Illinois passed the school’s student government (ISG) on Wednesday night, accusing the university’s chancellor for condemning a recent streak of anti-Semitic incidents, including a swastika being found on one of its buildings and an anti-Semitic presentation at a mandatory meeting for the school’s residential living team.

ALGEMEINER Hundreds of Jewish Students Walk Out in Protest as University of Illinois Student Senate Passes Resolution Denying Link Between Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism More than 400 Jewish students from fraternities, sororities, Chabad, Hillel and other organizations walked out in protest earlier this week during a student government meeting at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) at which a motion was approved denying any link between anti-Zionism and antisemitism.

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