‘Holy hell’! Emory University Residence Life approved these ‘disgusting’ flyers used to target and shame Jewish students

If you’re Jewish and thinking of sending your son or daughter to Emory University, apparently this is the sort of thing your child can look forward to:

Jewish students with Mezuzahs on their doors @EmoryUniversity woke up this morning to these “eviction notices”.

It’s not the Jews, it’s just Israel they said..

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And this isn’t the first time something like this has happened.
We have seen this before from Students for Justice in Palestine. In 2014, Jewish students at NYU were targeted with identical “eviction notices”.

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I've heard of this happening at a few universities before. It's one of their stunts, like asking for IDs and denying Jewish people into events (which I believe happened at Rutgers, but I may be wrong).

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In any event, apparently this was part of “Israeli Apartheid Week” at Emory.
The only news article that looks to be published on the subject is the student run liberal newspaper basically defending the action. Shameful.
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From the Emory Wheel op-ed:
Some Emory students woke up to find fake eviction notices posted on their doors on April 2. These flyers were posted by members and allies of Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) to raise awareness about forced evictions of Palestinians. The protests were a part of Israeli Apartheid Week, which coincides with Emory’s Israel Week. Emory Residence Life approved the flyers, but they removed those put on students’ doors because they violated a policy against posting flyers on students’ doors without their consent. Nonetheless, the conversation about Palestinian rights is one that must continue.
So Emory Residence Life was cool with the flyers as long as they weren’t posted on Jewish students’ doors? That’s nice. More:
ESJP deserves credit for starting the discussion. Their notice stated that 27,000 Palestinian homes have been destroyed and 160,000 Palestinians have been left homeless since 1967, citing the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions for these statistics. The United Nations estimates that over 60,000 Palestinians are homeless in the occupied Gaza Strip and 70 percent of the population relies on international aid. B’Tselem, an Israeli non-profit organization, states that Israeli authorities have torn down at least 1,964 Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem since just 2006.
Though Emory Hillel said that they “support the right of every student in our community to express themselves freely,” they also called for the University to “[ensure] the safety our students deserve to feel in their homes.” But don’t Palestinians deserve the same right? If the Israeli community at Emory genuinely supports freedom of speech and individual safety, they need to be self-reflexive and open to conversations about Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. These concerns are real because the people impacted by those policies are real. Palestinians have as much a right to feel safe in their homes as Jewish students have a right to feel safe at Emory.
Well, apparently Emory’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine don’t think “Jewish students have a right to feel safe at Emory.”
Is this the sort of college experience Emory University wants their students to enjoy?

‘Holy hell’! Emory University Residence Life approved these ‘disgusting’ flyers used to target and shame Jewish students ‘Holy hell’! Emory University Residence Life approved these ‘disgusting’ flyers used to target and shame Jewish students Reviewed by Your Destination on April 04, 2019 Rating: 5

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