Deborah Lipstadt speaks on antisemitism at UC Berkeley: Pro-Palestinian student group held signs attacking Israel, though her talk had nothing to do with it

Anti-Israel Protesters Disrupt Talk by Renowned Holocaust Scholar Deborah Lipstadt at UC Berkeley
by Benjamin Kerstein
February 17, 2020

Renowned Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt was disrupted by a group of anti-Israel activists during a talk on antisemitism at the University of California, Berkeley, last Thursday. In a Twitter thread posted on Sunday, Lipstadt pointed out that her lecture was on present-day antisemitism and had nothing to do with Israel, implying that the protesters had targeted her because she was a Jew speaking on Jewish issues. “My talk was about antisemitism here and now,” she said in a Twitter thread posted on Sunday. “Not about Israel. READ MORE

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