Some of Britain’s top universities are becoming no-go zones for Jews, Baroness Deech claims
Baroness Deech said that a handful of universities are now gaining reputations as institutions where Jews are unwelcome
Camilla Turner, Education Editor
Telegraph, 22 December 2016 • 9:30pm
Some of Britain’s leading universities are becoming no-go zones for Jewish students because anti-Semitism is so rife, the first ever higher education adjudicator has warned.
Baroness Ruth Deech, a cross-bench peer who formerly held the highest office dealing with student complaints, said that institutions may be failing to combat hatred against Jews as they “afraid of offending” their potential benefactors from Gulf states.
Her comments come after a series of high profile incidents at top universities where Jewish students claim they were verbally abused or physically attacked. The academic community is at the forefront of calls to boycott Israel.
In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Baroness…
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