The stereotype that Jews are “dirty” and “smell” is an old anti-Semitic line that was perfected by the Nazis. It is as if a Harvard Law student wore a Ku Klux Klansman’s white sheets into a classroom, and it should have been treated by the entire Harvard community exactly that way. That it wasn’t speaks volumes about the way anti-Semitism posing as questioning Israeli policies has become mainstream on American campuses.
Source: Robbins: Anti-Semitism hits Harvard Law | Boston Herald
The comments made by Housam al Quolaq in the event were nowhere near as disgusting as the narrow and willfully ignorant apologetics deployed in his defense.
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