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Oberlin College President Backs Sanctuary Campus Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 8:30am 12/4/2016 at 8:30am
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If there’s one American college everyone knew would get behind the sanctuary campus movement, it was Oberlin.

The Chronicle reports:

Oberlin College leader backs sanctuary campus campaign

In a letter of support for making Oberlin College a sanctuary campus, President Marvin Krislov outlined...

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The very curious antisemitic attack on an Oberlin College professor

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 8:35pm 11/22/2016 at 8:35pm
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An Oberlin College professor, who is Jewish, recently awoke in the middle of the night after hearing noise on his front porch. When he walked out the front door he discovered some broken shells (it’s unclear what kind or size) and a note tucked under a mezuzah on his door.

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Oberlin College halted purchases from Gibson’s Bakery targeted by #BlackLivesMatter, but may reconsider

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 9:30pm 11/17/2016 at 9:30pm
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Oberlin College certainly is an “exciting” place to be these days.

Oberlin just fired a professor after antisemitic Facebook posts, students are petitioning to become a sanctuary campus, and the President of Oberlin just circulated an email about antisemitic vandalism at an unnamed professor’s house.

That come just after calls from Black Lives Matters...

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Oberlin College fires Prof. Joy Karega after antisemitic Facebook posts

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:00am 11/16/2016 at 7:00am
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You may remember Joy Karega, the Oberlin College “Social Justice Writing” Professor who put numerous anti-Semitic posts and graphics on Facebook.

Karega was a supporter of the anti-Israel boycott movement, and hosted an event promoting BDS right around the time the controversy over her Facebook posts erupted. But she wasn’t questioned and...

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Oberlin students on Trump victory: “The world is going to end tomorrow”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:30am 11/15/2016 at 7:30am
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This may partly explain the vicious attempt by Oberlin students to shut down a local bakery after a black student was arrested for shoplifting.

The Oberlin Review reports, Election Day Rattles Oberlin with Trump Election

Waves of fear and shock spread across campus Tuesday night as an unlikely reality set in: Donald Trump...

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Bakery targeted by Oberlin College #BlackLivesMatter fights back

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:30pm 11/13/2016 at 7:30pm
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Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, has been in business since 1885.

It sells a variety of baked goods along with wine and other foods.

On November 9, 2016, Gibson’s employees noticed what they thought was a person shoplifting two bottles of wine hidden in his jacket. That alleged shoplifter was a black Oberlin...

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Oberlin Prof. who posted antisemitic memes says she’s a victim of racism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 6:00pm 10/1/2016 at 6:00pm
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You may remember Joy Karega, the Oberlin College Social Justice Writing professor (yes, there is such a position) who, when not helping organize anti-Israel BDS events with Students for a Free Palestine, posted bizarre Jewish conspiracy theories on Facebook.

Like this image of how the Rothschild family controls the world:

Karega also pushed...

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Oberlin Student Senate condemns Alumni group for complaining too much about campus anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:41pm 9/20/2016 at 6:41pm
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We have followed the problems at Oberlin College for years. Rather than revisiting everything, please scroll through our Oberlin Tag.

The most recent incident involved Professor Joy Karega, who posted blatantly anti-Semitic conspiracy theories on Facebook, including linking the Rothschild family to a global conspiracy.

Karega also accused Israel of attacking Charlie Hebdo...

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Oberlin’s BDS-loving Jewish-conspiracy-spouting Prof. Joy Karega removed from teaching

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 5:15pm 8/3/2016 at 5:15pm
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You may remember Joy Karega, the Oberlin College Social Justice Writing professor (yes, there is such a position) who, when not helping organize anti-Israel BDS events with Students for a Free Palestine, posted bizarre Jewish conspiracy theories on Facebook.

Like this image of how the Rothschild family controls the world:

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Study documents correlation between campus anti-Israelism and anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 14, 2016 at 8:30pm 3/14/2016 at 8:30pm
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At one level, you could put this post in the “tell me something I don’t already know” category.

For several years I have been documenting anti-Israel activity on campus, typically part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and carried out by groups like Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP).

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Oberlin Trustees condemn Prof’s “anti-Semitic and abhorrent” Facebook posts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 6:00pm 3/5/2016 at 6:00pm
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Joy Karega is the “social justice writing” assistant professor at Oberlin College who posted blatantly anti-Semitic conspiracy claims on her Facebook page.

Those posts included claims that the Jewish Rothschild family controls the media and politicians, that Israel is behind ISIS/ISIL, and that the 9/11 and the Charlie Hebdo attacks were Mossad...

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Oberlin anti-Semitic rant Prof hosting BDS event this week

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 10:00am 3/1/2016 at 10:00am
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Last week The Tower magazine broke the story of a “social justice writing” professor at Oberlin, Joy Karega, who engaged in some bizarre anti-Semitic and anti-Israel commentary on Facebook.

The short version is that Karega, at least based on what she posts on Facbeook, sees Zionist and Jewish conspiracies almost everywhere, including...

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Oberlin College President rejects 14-page student Demand list

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 5:12pm 1/20/2016 at 5:12pm
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On December 15, 2015, Legal Insurrection broke the story of the 14-page demand list prepared on behalf of the Black Student Union at Oberlin College.

The list was a pity party of racial and class gripes, some of which were comical, some of which were quite nasty (like the demand to...

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Oberlin College Alums: Anti-Israel fanaticism creating hostile environment for Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 7:30pm 1/17/2016 at 7:30pm
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Oberlin College is an institution in turmoil over the past several years, and anti-Israel activism is part of the problem. Now, over 200 alumni are claiming the anti-Israel activism has created a hostile environment for Jews, and the alumni are demanding the college take action to address the problem.

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The Good News: “Not everyone at Oberlin is a lunatic”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 28, 2015 at 8:45pm 12/28/2015 at 8:45pm
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Scrolling through our Oberlin College tag presents a very sorry recent history of the campus.

The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013 was not used an opportunity to examine the campus grievance culture, but rather, as an excuse to to advance “even more extreme policies”. A student wrote to me at the time:

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Oberlin College students circulate 14-page Demand List (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 9:00am 12/15/2015 at 9:00am
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Many college campuses are seeing sets of “Demands” issued by students to administrations, often seeking to suppress speech the students deem offensive and to increase faculty and student affirmative action policies and programs.

Hamilton College students using the name “The Movement” recently set what was believed to be a record 83 Demands....

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Psychoanalyzing The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 8:45pm 7/25/2015 at 8:45pm
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Some of you may remember my August 22, 2013 post,The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013:

A massive racism hoax took place at Oberlin College in February 2013 in which two students made seemingly racist, anti-Semitic and other such posters, graffiti and emails for the purpose of getting a reaction on...

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