Several Jewish students at Harvard University are accusing the university of becoming a bastion of rampant anti-Jewish hatred and harassment.
The group filed a lawsuit against the university.
Driving the news: The lawsuit alleges that Harvard violated Jewish students’ civil rights and tolerated harassment, assault, and intimidation of Jewish students, particularly since the Oct. 7th Hamas attack on Israel.
- The lawsuit claims that “mobs of pro-Hamas students and faculty” have marched through the campus calling for death to Jews and Israel.
- The mobs have allegedly occupied buildings, classrooms and other spots on campuses for days or weeks at a time while promoting violence against Jews.
What they’re saying: Attorney Marc Kasowitz, who is representing the group, said in a statement that Harvard will not correct its antisemitism problem voluntarily.
- “Harvard must be forced to protect its Jewish students and stop applying a double standard when it comes to anti-Jewish bigotry,” Kasowitz said.