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Legislature urges UC campuses to condemn anti-Semitism

Legislature urges UC campuses to condemn anti-Semitism

California lawmakers on Thursday approved a resolution urging University of California campuses to adopt a resolution condemning anti-Semitism. The measure, SCR 35, was introduced after a series of troubling incidents at UC campuses in recent months, including the vandalism of a UC Davis Jewish fraternity with Nazi swastikas in January. “There really is a problem that needs to be addressed,” said Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, cofounder and director of the AMCHA Initiative, who supported the measure. “Anti-Semitism cannot be neglected.” The resolution faced opposition from some students who said it could stifle academic discourse and block criticism of the state...

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