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US Congressmen accuse schools of enabling anti-Semitism

US Congressmen accuse schools of enabling anti-Semitism

Representatives of educational institutions from all 3 districts of the country have been invited to testify.

During the Subcommittee Commission This Wednesday (May 8, 2024) the education and staff of the United States House of Representatives, members of Congress accused schools of allowing anti-Semitic demonstrations in institutions. School administrators from districts New York, Maryland and California were summoned to bear witness.

At the commission, school district representatives declared that anti-Semitism would not be tolerated in their schools, and that institutions would adopt educational and disciplinary measures to combat anti-Semitic speech.

The subcommittee’s chairman, Republican Aaron Bean, highlighted 246 anti-Semitic acts in the district since the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel. He recounted occasions when students imitated Hitler and uttered phrases such as “Kill the Jews”.

New York City Schools President David Banks Confident event “Unacceptable Incidents” and advocated and specified an educational approach against prejudice “The real antidote to ignorance and prejudice is education”.

Although school representatives denied support for anti-Semitic views, there were differences in their responses regarding the dismissal of teachers allegedly involved in the acts.

Carla Silvestre, president of the Montgomery County Board of Education, said when asked about the topic that no teacher has been fired because of allegations of anti-Semitism. Guardian.

In the United States, institutions of higher learning also record demonstrations involving anti-Semitic acts.

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