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Rutgers University Event Bans Jewish Students and Community Members
Challah Hu Akbar | January 29, 2011 | Challah Hu Akbar

Posted on 01/29/2011 9:19:51 PM PST by OddLane

CHALLAH @ WND (h/t ElderofZiyon)

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Rutgers University campus police tonight barred some 400 Jewish students and their supporters, including some Holocaust survivors, from attending what was billed as an anti-Zionist gathering at the state school tonight.

The student-sponsored event was announced with an open invitation campus-wide, and Rutgers policy is for all student activities to be open to the public.

However, when the sponsoring organizations of "Never Again for Anyone" saw they were outnumbered by Jewish students and their supporters by about 4-to-1, they asked campus policy to bar students wearing kippas – and eventually limited attendance to known supporters of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, Americans for Muslims in Palestine and the Middle East Children's Alliance.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; bloggersandpersonal; discrimination; islam; israel; missinglink; obama; palin; racism; rutgers; zionism
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1 posted on 01/29/2011 9:19:56 PM PST by OddLane
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To: OddLane

is there a link yet?


2 posted on 01/29/2011 9:22:14 PM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: OddLane

...well, that sounds illegal....


3 posted on 01/29/2011 9:22:46 PM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: GeronL
Crap!

I must have been in too much of a rush to post this.

Anyway, here it is:

Rutgers U: Judenrein

4 posted on 01/29/2011 9:27:38 PM PST by OddLane
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To: OddLane

thanks


5 posted on 01/29/2011 9:31:35 PM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: GeronL
No problem.

I would have posted it in its entirety, but there's a series of videos of the incident attached to the article that show you exactly what happened.

6 posted on 01/29/2011 9:32:57 PM PST by OddLane
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To: Admin Moderator
Could I get a little help posting the link to the article excerpted above?

It would be greatly appreciated.

I seem to have prematurely posted this.

7 posted on 01/29/2011 9:33:53 PM PST by OddLane
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To: OddLane

Sue their pant’s off.


8 posted on 01/29/2011 9:39:39 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Liberals are educated above their level of intelligence.. Thanks Sr. Angelica)
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To: SJackson

For your review & possible ping.


9 posted on 01/29/2011 9:47:14 PM PST by JoyjoyfromNJ (Psalm 121)
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To: TASMANIANRED

Don’t sue them! Just pull all federal funds and contracts from the university for being a discriminatory organization.


10 posted on 01/29/2011 9:50:06 PM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: OddLane

And people say that Liberal Universities are antisemitic.

Where do they get that idea?


11 posted on 01/29/2011 9:50:51 PM PST by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: 240B

The eunuch-versities say they don’t want cat fights, but they do nothing about disruptors of conservative speakers.


12 posted on 01/29/2011 9:53:50 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: OddLane

Hopefully the school has the chutzpah (if you will) to demand they repay the ‘student funded’ advance and all related fees, including security. And, they should be decertified as a university sanctioned organization, and further banned from campus.


13 posted on 01/29/2011 9:54:04 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: EDINVA
The quest to delegitimize the state of Israel has taken hold of most college campuses and universities.

The BDS campaign that has overrun Europe and England has been trying to gain traction here for a long time.

I'm proud of the 400-including my friends-who showed up to support this country and its only Middle Eastern ally last night.

14 posted on 01/29/2011 10:00:47 PM PST by OddLane
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Exactly, meanwhile they host known terrorist some with blood on their hands, while banning Humas from the cafeteria if it is produced in Israel.

Hey guys, seriously, this pro Muslim anti Jewish crap is not cute anymore. It is really getting out-of-control.


15 posted on 01/29/2011 10:05:45 PM PST by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: OddLane

There are three groups it’s clearly OK to discriminate against in this nation under obastard’s rule: Christians, Jews, and white males.

An extreme statement? Yup, but true. Someone prove me wrong...


16 posted on 01/29/2011 10:06:53 PM PST by piytar (0's idea of power: the capacity to inflict unlimited pain and suffering on another human being. 1984)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

Go for both.


17 posted on 01/29/2011 10:07:32 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Liberals are educated above their level of intelligence.. Thanks Sr. Angelica)
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To: All

When these guys say ‘Zionist’, what they mean is ‘Jewish’. They are not talking about Israel. Half of the anti-Zionist people couldn’t tell you what Zionist means specifically, and they couldn’t find Israel on a map.

They only know that it means hate Jews. This meeting reminds me of 1935.


18 posted on 01/29/2011 10:18:04 PM PST by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: 240B

Anti-semitism may be the socialism of fools, but anti-Zionism is just a way for anti-Semites to pretend they’re not pro-genocide, Islamified racists.


19 posted on 01/29/2011 10:30:48 PM PST by OddLane
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To: piytar
An extreme statement? Yup, but true.

And it's getting worse almost by the day.

20 posted on 01/29/2011 10:31:59 PM PST by The Cajun
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To: piytar

Add a few other groups that leftist unerringly discriminate against; conservative blacks, conservative women and all non-muslim Serbians.


21 posted on 01/29/2011 11:00:37 PM PST by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: OddLane

They need to file a law suit.
They need to go after the Universities government funding too.


22 posted on 01/29/2011 11:27:34 PM PST by Lera
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To: OddLane

Universities often deny equal rights to targeted groups in the name of avoiding violence from leftists.

Usually it is Christians or conservative groups/speakers they deny the right to hold events or create University organizations.

Now they are going after Jews; telling them they are barred from University events? I guess this is coming down the road soon for Christians too. They are “progressing.”
These people are sickening.


23 posted on 01/29/2011 11:37:25 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Lera; left that other site

Ping to the op
:(


24 posted on 01/29/2011 11:50:38 PM PST by Lera
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To: piytar

Add a few other groups that leftist unerringly discriminate against; conservative blacks, conservative women and all non-muslim Serbians.


25 posted on 01/30/2011 12:05:59 AM PST by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Sidebar Moderator
Sorry to bother you, but it seems that I forgot to put insert the link before I posted this article.

Could you help me out?

Rutgers Event Bans Jewish Students

26 posted on 01/30/2011 1:13:25 AM PST by OddLane
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; ...
...from attending what was billed as an anti-Zionist gathering at the state school tonight... when the sponsoring organizations of "Never Again for Anyone" saw they were outnumbered by Jewish students and their supporters by about 4-to-1, they asked campus policy to bar students wearing kippas -- and eventually limited attendance to known supporters of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, Americans for Muslims in Palestine and the Middle East Children's Alliance...
Those barred should have waited until everyone allowed to attend had arrived, then broken in and beaten all of them to death with bricks and baseball bats while holding the security people at bay. And then sued the university, and sued the federal government for giving financial support of whatever kind to this supposed center of learning.

A hothead? Me? :')

Thanks OddLane.


27 posted on 01/30/2011 6:37:35 AM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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Nice of Rutgers, an institution which I suspect takes federal funds, making this action highly suspect. Not that anyone will care.

28 posted on 01/30/2011 9:07:57 AM PST by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: SJackson; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; AJFavish; Red Steel; David; theothercheek; Sarah; ...
Nice of Rutgers, an institution which I suspects takes federal funds, making this action highly suspect. Not that anyone will care.

Rutgers is a state university. Thus there could be grounds for a lawsuit on behalf of those denied access to the event, invoking the "equal protection" clause of the 14th Amendment.

29 posted on 01/30/2011 9:52:53 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: OddLane; SJackson
Submitted as a case to TheFire.org. Hopefully this will start the avalanche rolling if hasn't already.
30 posted on 01/30/2011 9:53:09 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: OddLane; EDINVA

Please see my post # 29.


31 posted on 01/30/2011 9:57:02 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: SaraJohnson; All
Universities often deny equal rights to targeted groups in the name of avoiding violence from leftists.

You hit the nail on the head! In the case of state universities (which Rutgers is), federal courts can go a long way toward improving the problem if they have the guts to enforce the 14th Amendment's equal protection clause, just as they did in the 50s and 60s with respect to public school segregation.

32 posted on 01/30/2011 10:07:04 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: Tzimisce

and in view of the title of the event, ironic as hell, too.


33 posted on 01/30/2011 10:18:24 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: justiceseeker93

While Rutgers is a state university, you can bet your bottom dollar that it takes federal funds, like virtually every other university in the US. I think only 1 or 2 colleges refuse federal funding, IIRC, Hillsboro and/or Grove City. Also, Rutgers students accept federal financial aid, so it would be subject to federal law suits as well.


34 posted on 01/30/2011 10:23:48 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: justiceseeker93; left that other site; nolongerademocrat; TXRed; Nachum; ...

PING, please pass on.


35 posted on 01/30/2011 11:00:41 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: OddLane

Conversely Muslims and lefties love to jam into Jewish events such as a speech by Benjamin Netanyahu and disrupt it. They have done it many times

If these money grubbing Muslims want to use student funds then all must be admitted who are not disruptive


36 posted on 01/30/2011 11:37:28 AM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: OddLane

For those who don’t know-—

Northern New Jersey is very immigrant heavy. Lots of Koreans and Hindus and Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India. Muslims are all over there. You drive down the main drag and lots of Mulsim oowned gasoline stations. You know this because the attendant must fill the tank in NJ.... no do it yorself


37 posted on 01/30/2011 11:41:52 AM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

They just get dumber and dumber.


38 posted on 01/30/2011 12:03:49 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

bttt


39 posted on 01/30/2011 12:36:07 PM PST by callisto (It's the three T' s: Too Many Taxes, Trillions in Debt, and Transparency)
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To: JoyjoyfromNJ

Rugers - another judenrein lib organization. And, by the way, how did the Islamofascists know for sure if anybody was Jewish or not? Did they check to people’s circumcisions? What a bunch of jerks!


40 posted on 01/30/2011 12:42:46 PM PST by juliej
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Patterson is fille with jihad critters. Mohammed Atta lived there..


41 posted on 01/30/2011 1:17:39 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: OddLane

Tweeted it and was happy to see it’s all over Twitterland already! We need talk radio on this manana!!

BTDT in Europe last century; we are not going there again.


42 posted on 01/30/2011 1:31:47 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: dennisw
Another good example is the speech at the University of California-Irvine by Ambassador Michael Oren that was disrupted by the Muslim Student Union.

At least the perpetrators there were or are in the process of being punished.

43 posted on 01/30/2011 1:36:33 PM PST by OddLane
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To: Yaelle
Great.

People are discussing this all over Twitter, based upon my observations.

The more news of this outrage is spread, the better.

44 posted on 01/30/2011 1:41:04 PM PST by OddLane
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To: Slings and Arrows
Fantastic idea.
45 posted on 01/30/2011 1:41:49 PM PST by OddLane
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To: iopscusa; Lera; callisto; SaraJohnson; justiceseeker93; EDINVA; ExTexasRedhead
Here's a report by my friend, written after it was over.

First a Thank You message for Atlas from one of the organizers of the protest: Thank You Pamela Geller

I arrived at Rutgers University around 5pm. Already people were arriving to attend the event. As it drew closer to the event, people started to get in line and patiently wait to be let in and for everything to begin.

A campus policewoman came in and announced that there was an area outside the hall designated for those who wanted to protest the event. Those who wanted to peacefully attend the talk were welcome to do so. They were also assured that it was open to the public and did not have to pay the Optional $5 to see the event.

Campus PD

However, things soon changed. The organizers sent out feelers into the hall and, after estimating that there were "150 Zionists" there, then decided to charge a $5 fee to enter. This was a clear case of false advertising since it was announced on their Facebook account. Despite people actually accessing the facebook page on their phones to that it was open to the public. Too Bad, according to the organizers.

Organizer's Response

More Video

What followed was an impromptu protest inside Douglas Hall. At one point, upon hearing that Rutgers Students would be admitted for free, the Jewish students held their Student ID cards high and demanded to be let in. But to no avail.

Protest

Another Pro-Israeli group wearing yellow shirts saying "Don't Politicize the Holocaust" came in as well. Don't Politicize the Holocaust

They were still not allowed to enter. A few people (I observed 7 in all) were allowed to enter upon paying the Blood Money. These people, however, were already supporters of the other side.

Anti-Israel agitators

At one point, a Libyan Jewish refugee made a short statement before exiting the protest.

Jewish Libyan Exile

Despite not being allowed in, the spirits of the Pro-Israel crowd remained high and it certainly was contagious.

Songs of Peace...

...and unity.

46 posted on 01/30/2011 2:13:29 PM PST by OddLane
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To: OddLane

I’d be surprised if I was the first. I hope FIRE does get involved though - they’re the heavyweights in fighting civil-rights violations in academia.


47 posted on 01/30/2011 4:40:20 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: EDINVA; All
While Rutgers is a state university, you can bet your bottom dollar that it takes federal funds...

No doubt about that.

But its officials can be sued in federal court because it is a state institution on the theory that they are in violation of the "equal protection" clause of the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution.

Recall that the "equal protection" clause applies to states and their agencies (including cities and counties, BTW, since they are creations of state government) only, but not to the federal government. Historically, the "equal protection" clause was the basis for, e.g., the Brown case vs. Topeka, Kansas regarding school segregation and the more recent cases against the University of Michigan (a state university) with respect to affirmative action in admission policies.

The point is that the fact that the university takes federal funds isn't a prerequisite for suing them in federal court. The suit can be filed in federal court on federal constitutional grounds alone.

48 posted on 01/30/2011 4:51:58 PM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

This deals with a plethora of federal civil rights statutes as well. And God only knows how many laws a state like NJ would have in place to protect minorities, in this case “zionists.”

It would just be easier for the U to decertify the organization based on its violation(s) of the U’s regs, and to charge its officers personally whatever the cost of the event was. Hit ‘em where it really hurts, especially if that means tapping into financial aid or grants. Oh, yeah, U grants should be withdrawn in light of their egregious behavior. It would be as effective as any long, protracted lawsuit which they would spin so they are the victims. They would do anyway if the U decertifies. But the U has clear cut valid reasons to decertify.


49 posted on 01/30/2011 5:00:11 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: SaraJohnson

True but it has to stop now. They receive federal funds, they have to follow the law of the land. If they think they will have a problem they have to take the least intrusive measures possible to prevent the problems, without violating civil rights This is a great case to pursue because they clearly “banned Jews” by singling out people wearing Yarmulkas, and thereby broke the law and denied rights to Jews that they offered to others. That is plain as day anti-Jewish discrimination and should be an easy case to win.

Those who say anti-Zionism is not anti-semitism need only look at this case. The organizers and the university spefically banned Jews from the anti-Zionist rally. It doesn’t get much clearer what their true feelings are.

And yes, Christians are currently discriminated against in many ways. Christians (practicing Christians I should say) are often prohibited from joining certain campus groups.


50 posted on 01/31/2011 1:08:29 AM PST by monkeyshine
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