Antisemitism In The News

‘Antisemitic attacks target three University of Denver students

From Feb. 9 to 12, three Jewish University of Denver students were targets of antisemitic attacks, including pork left at one student’s doorstep and smeared on the door, and mezuzot ripped off two students’ door frames. (Some news reports referred to the pork as “glued” to the door.)

A mezuzah is a ritual object that contains the Shema prayer written on parchment, affixed to Jewish doorposts. The attacker tampered with the scrolls in the students’ mezuzot, destroying one of them, according to StandWithUs.

“The students are all identifiable Jews or Jewish leaders on campus,” the international nonprofit stated.

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