Protesters chanted, “Brown students voted yes on divest. Provost Locke: what’s next? End our complicity now,” and dropped leaflets.
Brown has become the first Ivy League university where students passed a BDS referendum.
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The statement read: “While we welcome free expression, behavior that creates a hostile environment on campus is not tolerated.”
Anti-Zionists refuse to see Israel as the nuanced, complicated country that it is, instead choosing the Jewish state as the scapegoat against which to vent their frustrations with the global political order.
Students, recent graduates, faculty and staff members of Algemeiner’s ‘40 Worst Colleges for Jewish Students’ respond to claims that their campuses are toxic places for Jewish students.
The president of Brown Students for Israel warns new students that anti-Semitism is alive and well on college campuses.
“Unlike anti-Zionists, who reign powerfully on many campuses, Zionists don’t have anywhere else to go. We need a single space where we can voice our ideas without fear.”
“We held the event in Hillel, unauthorized — without knowledge of the Hillel staff — after our Hillel withdrew its support.”
The Brown University chapter of the historically Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi has separated from the international organization and become an independent fraternity.