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Anti-Semitic graffiti was found near the Makóm Jewish gathering space in Leavey Center.

GUPD Investigates Anti-Semitic Graffiti Near Jewish Gathering Space

May 8, 2017 at 2:41 pm 3 comments

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found in a public restroom next to the Makóm Jewish gathering space in Leavey Center Saturday morning. The graffiti, which includes a death threat, has been classified as a bias-related incident. The Georgetown University Police Department is currently investigating the incident, according to Senior Director for StrategicRead More

VIEWPOINT: Protest and Prayer on the Day of Mourning

April 27, 2017 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On Monday morning, I joined hands with fellow members of the Jewish community outside of Healy Hall to recite the mourner’s kaddish for those who were murdered in the Holocaust. It was Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Less than an hour later, I walked to the Leavey Conference Center toRead More

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Debunking ‘Subtle Anti-Semitism’

March 28, 2017 at 12:21 am 2 comments

It is not often that I respond to op-eds that attempt to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Indeed, there exist a myriad articles that share Tanner Larkin’s efforts to disparage support for Palestine. But what seeps through the cracks in the well-written piece is a subconscious appeal to partiality that IRead More

VIEWPOINT: Subtle Anti-Semitism

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am 8 comments

Last October, a swastika was scratched into the wall of a Georgetown University Medical Center bathroom. Laudably, administrators and others quickly condemned this blatant expression of bigotry. However, a less explicit form of anti-Semitism has established a toehold on our campus. It manifests itself in the actions of two studentRead More

VIEWPOINT: Bannon’s Perversion of Hoya Values

VIEWPOINT: Bannon’s Perversion of Hoya Values

February 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 21 comments

When I first saw the headline that Steve Bannon would serve in the White House as a chief strategist and senior counselor to President Donald Trump, I felt sick to my stomach. I experienced this dark, terrifying moment of deja vu — the phenomenon of Bannon is not new. WeRead More

VIEWPOINT: Bigotry, a Recurring History

December 2, 2016 at 3:30 am 0 comments

I am not an alarmist. But after the recent presidential election, my attitude may have changed. President-elect Donald Trump has turned minority groups into targets for discrimination by taking advantage of the hardships and dissatisfaction voters experienced over the last eight years. Many in the American Jewish community, 71 percentRead More

Holocaust Survivor Discusses Anti-Semitism, Political Rhetoric

Holocaust Survivor Discusses Anti-Semitism, Political Rhetoric

March 1, 2016 at 12:06 am 0 comments

Former Anti-Defamation League National Director and Holocaust survivor Abraham Foxman characterized the global status of anti-Semitism today as more dire than at any point since World War II during a lecture delivered in the Copley Formal Lounge on Feb. 23. The event, titled “Reflections on Recent Anti-Semitism,” addressed topics rangingRead More