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1998 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents
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Executive Summary
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Findings
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Serious Incidents
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Harassment, Threats
& Assaults
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Vandalism Incidents
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Campus Incidents
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Regional Breakdown
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Arrests
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Communities Respond
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Conclusion
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Note on Evaluating
Anti-Semitic Incidents
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Charts and Graphs

Audit Data Charts

Listing of Reported
1998 Campus Incidents


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Related Link(s):

ADL Model Hate Crimes Legislation

States with Penalty-Enhancement Hate Crimes Laws

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Charts and Graphs
Listing of Reported
1998 Campus Incidents

86 Incidents

AR10/5/98University of Arkansas - Little RockBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
CA3/14/98-3/15/98University of California - BerkeleyFlyers found at UC - Berkeley -- Club Israel posters defaced with swastikas and anti-Semitic epithets.
5/4/98University of Southern CaliforniaStudent received anti-Semitic E-mail message.
7/13/98California State University - Long BeachAnti-Semitic E-mail sent to student.
9/10/98California Institute of TechnologyBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
9/15/98California State University - FullertonBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
9/20/98Pierce CollegeJewish student booth defaced with swastikas and anti-Semitic statements.
10/1/98Stanford UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
10/22/98Irvine Valley CollegeAnti-Semitic E-mail sent to all college employees.
11/6/98Cypress CollegeAnti-Semitic and racist stickers placed on school-approved flyers in six locations on campus.
11/6/98 - 11/8/98California Polytechnic StatePamphlets distributed with references to University "Cal Poly Jewniversity" and "Jew York."
11/10/98California State University - FullertonAnti-Semitic mail sent to many professors on campus.
11/13/98California State University -Long BeachAnti-Semitic mail sent to professor.
CO12/25/98University of Colorado - BoulderProfessors harassed with anti-Semitic telephone threats.
CT10/98Central Connecticut StateUniversity building broken into, professors' offices vandalized with anti-Semitic slurs.
11/17/98University of HartfordAnti-Semitic graffiti found in campus bathroom.
DC10/16/98Howard UniversityIn a speech, Louis Farrakhan said, "Don't be afraid of the Zionists. Don't be afraid of their power, Mr. Clinton. Stop bowing down. Bow down to God."
12/16/98Georgetown UniversityWires cut from an electrical menorah standing outside Hillel building.
FL5/98University of Florida - Gainesville"Zionism = Terrorism" spray-painted on billboard.
9/98Florida International Unviersity - North Miami BeachProfessor joked, "the way that Jews get rich is by saving their pennies, unlike us who spend it on fancy clothes."
11/30/98University of West Florida"Juden raus" and a swastika were written on three bathroom walls.
GA9/10/98Georgia State UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
10/23/98Emory UniversityAfter a domitory laundry room was vandalized with a fire extinguisher, a swastika was drawn in the extinguisher residue.
10/23/98Emory UniversityCar vandalized with "Die Jew Die" and swastikas written on it.
IL4/13/98Northern Illinois UniversitySeveral swastikas spray-painted on art building.
5/98Northwestern UniversityAnti-Semitic mailing sent to faculty members.
7/21/98University of Illinois - ChicagoAnti-Semitic E-mail sent to Jewish professor.
IN9/23/98Indiana University - South BendBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
10/24/98Indiana University - Bloomington"F--- You Jew" written on dormitory room door.
KS10/19/98University of KansasBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
LA9/18/98Loyola UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
9/25/98Southwest Louisiana UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
MD2/98University of Maryland"Jews and Muslims go to hell" written on a classroom blackboard.
9/98Salisbury State University"Jewish whore," "Adolf Hitler," "Jewish slut" left on answering machine of Jewish student.
9/98University of Maryland - Baltimore"Dirty Jews Only" graffiti on surface of parking lot.
10/19/98Towson State UniversityPig's head left on doorstep of Jewish student's apartment.
MA1/5/98Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
3/3/98Babson CollegeAnti-Semitic and racist graffiti found in three places on campus.
10/26/98Clark UniversityStudent received $5 bill with anti-Semitic statements and swastika written on it.
11/24/98*Anti-Semitic E-mail received by Jewish student.
12/11/98Clark UniversityOffice of campus newspaper received a phone call threatening to harm Jewish student if the paper continued to print articles about that student.
12/14/98Northeastern UniversitySwastikas found on donor plaque at campus Hillel House.
ME10/5/98University of MaineBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
MI4/20/98Michigan State University - East LansingAnti-Semitic intimidation reported on campus.
9/16/98Wayne State UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
10/6/98Schoolcraft CollegeBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
10/10/98Wayne State UniversityLetter appeared in South End in support of Bradley Smith ad.
MN6/25/98William Mitchell College of LawAnti-Semitic E-mail sent to professor.
9/9/98Inver Hills Community CollegeAnti-Semitic slurs directed at professor by student.
9/24/98Moorhead State UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
9/27/98St. Cloud State UniversityNational Socialist Movement Leaflets left on windshields in campus parking lot and surrounding area.
11/98St. Thomas UniversityDeath threat received by Jewish residence hall advisor.
11/98St. Thomas UniversityMultiple swastikas painted in dormitory room and anti-Semitic graffiti in bathroom.
NJ1/21/98Montclair State UniversitySwastika drawn on wall.
4/1/98Montclair State UniversitySwastika drawn on door.
4/8/98Kean UniversitySwastika drawn on student locker.
7/22/98Brookdale Community CollegeSwastika and anti-Semitic graffiti on bathroom wall.
8/17/98Rutgers University - CamdenSwastika etched into brass plate of several elevator doors in residence hall.
9/29/98NJ Institute of TechnologyBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
10/2/98Brookdale Community College"I hate Jews" written in pen on bathroom wall.
10/5/98Rutgers University - New BrunswickSwastika etched in paint on elevator door.
11/20/98The College of New JerseySwastika written with felt marker in hallway.
12/7/98Brookdale Community CollegeTwo swastikas drawn with felt marker on stairway handrails.
12/10/98Richard Stockton College ofSwastika drawn on entrance to student New Jersey center.
12/22/98Monmouth UniversityStudent said to Jewish student: "You're a f---ing Jew. You're a stereotypical lazy-ass Jew and all you care about is your money."
NY3/5/98College of Staten IslandProfessor Leonard Jeffries appeared before a class and attempted to explain past anti-Semitic statements. He explained that when he called certain Jews "skunks," he was referring to imperialists in Africa, not Jews in the Civil Rights Movement.
9/1/98Nassau Community CollegeAnti-Semitic graffiti on college property.
9/13/98SUNY - OswegoBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
9/23/98SUNY - PlattsburghBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
12/2/98Cornell UniversityAnti-Semitic flyers left in front of campus library.
12/3/98Hofstra UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
OH1/12/98University of AkronMezuzah stolen from Hillel House.
9/14/98University of ToledoBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
10/8/98Kent State UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
11/26/98Kent State UniversityHolocaust-denial literature found in University library.
OR7/98Portland State UniversityMichael Hoffman Holocaust-denial materials distributed on campus.
RI2/12/98Johnson and Wales UniversityExplosive set off on Jewish student's car.
TX9/23//98University of Texas - DallasBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
VA10/15/98Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRacist/anti-Semitic flyers left in university theater department.
11/16/98George Mason UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
VT9/17/98University of VermontBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
9/25/98University of Vermont"Jews suck" and racial slurs scrawled onto dormitory wall.
WV10/6/98Marshall UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
WI9/16/98University of Wisconsin - OshkoshBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
9/29/98Marquette UniversityBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.
10/1/98University of Wisconsin - Green BayBradley Smith Holocaust-denial ad ran in campus newspaper.

Note: Incidents received from law enforcement sources and affiliate agencies sometimes contain incomplete information. *Unnamed College.

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