Anti-Semitic graffiti an “isolated incident”

March 14, 2014 by Henry Benjamin
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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Adelaide has told The Executive Council of Australian Jewry that graffiti displayed on the university’s campus last week appears to be an isolated incident.

Graffiti at Adelaide University  [Twitter]

Graffiti at Adelaide University [Twitter]

The ECAJ wrote to Professor Warren Bebbington expressing concern about reports of “harassment, intimidation and bigotry against Jewish students on campus”.

ECAJ president Robert Goot and executive director Peter Wertheim praised the Vice-Chancellor for sending a message to the student body that “racism had no place in civilised society”.

Professor Bebbington had assured the ECAJ that surveillance had been increased on campus and that the the SA Police had supported the monitoring. He wrote: “I want to reassure you no form of racism or discrimination is condoned here”.

 

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