‘Day of Resis­tance’ prompts House GOP to demand pro­tec­tion for Jew­ish stu­dents

A group of House Repub­li­cans are demand­ing the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion ensure uni­ver­si­ties are pro­vid­ing a safe envi­ron­ment for Jew­ish stu­dents amid a wave of anti-Israel stu­dent activism.
The let­ter, which was led by Rep. Tim Wal­berg (R‑MI) and signed by 43 oth­er Repub­li­can House mem­bers, comes days after the ter­ror­ist group Hamas launched a series of ter­ror­ist attacks on Israel. Israel has respond­ed by launch­ing a mil­i­tary incur­sion into the Gaza Strip, and to date the con­flict has claimed the lives of 2,700 peo­ple, includ­ing 27 U.S. cit­i­zens.
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Fol­low­ing the attacks, a num­ber of pro-Pales­tin­ian stu­dent groups released state­ments and planned protests con­don­ing the attacks and denounc­ing Israel’s response. The orga­ni­za­tion Stu­dents for Jus­tice in Pales­tine, which has …