The Endowment for Middle East Truth is pleased to learn that U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights has opened an investigation into the University of California-Santa Cruz for allegedly failing to respond to an existing hostile environment against Jewish Students. The complaint, filed by Hebrew lecturer Ms. Rossman-Benjamin alleges that:
Professors, academic departments, and residential colleges that had promoted and encouraged anti-Israel, anti-Zionist and anti-Jewish views and behavior.
That rhetoric heard in UCSC classrooms and at numerous events sponsored and funded by academic and administrative units on campus went beyond legitimate criticism of Israel and crossed the line into anti-Semitism according to the standards employed by the U.S. Department of State.
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