Tag: University of Illinois at Chicago

Anti-Semitic fliers found on U of Illinois at Chicago campus for second time

(JTA) — Anti-Semitic fliers were found in the library of the University of Illinois at Chicago, the second time such fliers were placed on the campus in the last week.

The fliers discovered on Saturday denied the Holocaust, accused Jews of receiving preferential treatment at U.S. universities and compared the Gaza Strip to Auschwitz, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

They reportedly used the same font and similar language to fliers found throughout the campus on Tuesday and Wednesday. Those fliers claim in bold letters that “Ending white privilege starts with ending Jewish privilege.” Citing survey data, the fliers then…

Anti-Semitic fliers calling for ‘ending Jewish privilege’ paper U of Illinois campus

(JTA) — Fliers claiming that “Jewish privilege” is the key to social injustice in the United States were found on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The fliers, found Tuesday and Wednesday in different locations, claim in bold letters that “Ending white privilege starts with ending Jewish privilege.” Citing survey data, the fliers then claim that 44 percent of Jewish Americans are in the “one percent,” or the top economic percentile in the United States.

“Is the 1% Straight, White Men? Or is the 1% Jewish?” the flier asks, showing a pyramid of stick figures in which…