CLEVELAND – In response to the recent anti-Semitic views expressed on social media by an Oberlin College assistant professor that garnered international attention, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, AJC Cleveland, the Anti-Defamation League Cleveland Region and the Cleveland Hillel Foundation met with Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov and several of his senior staff. In a welcoming atmosphere, we discussed, openly and candidly, the potential implications of a professor’s personal views on classroom activity and student intimidation. We also discussed our shared respect for academic freedom.
The following statement was released by Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board Chair Reneé Chelm in response to anti-Semitic views expressed by an Oberlin College assistant professor, whose statements have garnered international attention.
Senator Rob Portman, Senator Sherrod Brown, and Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge shared statements regarding the recent attacks on Israel.
Our partner, Jewish Federations of North America, released a statement on UNESCO's Dangerous Draft Resolution.