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Was Northwestern University’s campus group “NU Community Not Cops” being antisemitic when it called Northwestern’s Jewish president a pig? Some say no, but there is a lot more to the story.
NU Community Not Cops protesters rebuffed claims that it was antisemitic to call President Morton Schapiro, “piggy Morty,” during a protest calling for the abolition of the university’s private police department. The arguably antisemitic slander was uttered after the president penned an open letter stating that although it was not manifestly antisemitic, it was “dangerously close to a longstanding trope against observant Jews” like himself.
Click here to read the full article in The Times of Israel.
Contributed by 2020-2021 IDC Herzliya CAMERA Fellow, Sandra Marcushamer.