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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Jennifer Herzog, lecturer in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts, aims to educate the public about anti-Semitic hate crimes via the Facebook page Awake to Fight Hate.

Facebook group draws attention to anti-Semitic hate crimes

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer January 22, 2020
Jennifer Herzog operates a Facebook page called “Awake to Fight Hate” that informs its approximately 1,500 followers about instances of an anti-Semitism.
Members of the Ithaca College and local community attended a vigil in Muller Chapel Oct. 28 held to honor the victims and survivors of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh Oct. 27. Eleven members of the Jewish community were murdered at the scene.

Hillel hosts vigil to honor victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

By Alexis Manore, Staff Writer October 30, 2018
The vigil was held in honor of the victims and survivors of a shooting that occurred in a Pittsburgh synagogue — the Tree of Life Synagogue — early in the morning Oct. 27. This was the deadliest anti-

National Recap: Rise in Anti-Semitism stokes fear

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor March 8, 2017
Since January, about 100 Jewish institutions have received menacing phone calls and bomb threats, prompting an investigation by the FBI.
Pictured above is a rally held Jan. 28 in the city of Ithaca in response to President Donald Trumps rhetoric toward immigrants. On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order severely limiting travel from seven predominantly muslim countries into the United Sates.

Open Letter: Modern languages professors against refugee ban

We solidly affirm the need to foster peace, diplomacy and, above all, deep, mutual understanding and respect among diverse peoples.

Student judicially referred for anti-Semitic graffiti

By Noreyana Fernando, Assistant News Editor May 3, 2013
Ithaca College’s Office of Public Safety has judicially referred one student for aggravated harassment in the recent incident of anti-Semitic graffiti in a residence hall, according to college officials.

Anti-Semitic graffiti hits East Tower

By Jacob Greenberg, Contributing Writer May 1, 2013
Anti-Semitic graffiti written in red paint defaced the door of two Jewish students' dorm room in East Tower April 21.
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