Poughkeepsie, NY – Despite their apology for posting material from
Neo-Nazis and White Nationalists, the Vassar Students for Justice in Palestine
have kept on doing it.
Just today, they posted yet
another antisemitic image on the Tumblr blog, this time one that is actually a Nazi
propaganda poster from WWII .
Here’s the image as posted on their Twitter feed. (It’s now been taken
down, but as of a few minutes ago it was still on Twitter).
UPDATE: Vassar college president, Catharine Hill, denounces
antisemitic post of SJP
Subject: [Students] Bias incident investigation
Date: Wed, 14 May 2014 21:07:47
the Vassar Community:
am writing to condemn a racist, anti-Semitic graphic posted to the Tumblr
online site affiliated with the Vassar chapter of Students for Justice in
Palestine (SJP). In response to this posting, the college is initiating a
full investigation and action on the matter under established college
procedures. SJP Vassar is a Vassar student “preliminary organization,” an
initial status required of all student organizations as they seek full
certification by the Vassar Student Association (VSA). I am requesting VSA
review of the SJP’s pre-organization status. The college is also
investigating the SJP’s online posting as a bias incident under college
regulations. I also request that the SJP Vassar membership take
responsibility for its actions and cease representing itself as an official
Vassar group, pending these investigations. Vassar College is committed to
free speech and academic freedom, but we condemn racist, hateful speech.