anti-semitism

Duquesne community remembers Kristallnacht

Duquesne community remembers Kristallnacht

Samantha Zapach | Staff Writer 11/15/2018 To commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Duquesne community came together to honor all victims, past and present, affected by anti-Semitic acts of violence. A candlelight vigil was held on Friday, Nov. 9 on Academic Walk in front of the Student Union to not only mark the anniversary […]

Duquesne Jewish group revived

Duquesne Jewish group revived

Ollie Gratzinger | Asst. Features Editor After nearly three years of dormancy, Duquesne University’s Jewish Student Organization has been revived in hopes of providing an educational space for Jewish and non-Jewish students alike, according to founder and sophomore Duquesne political science major David DeFelice. The Jewish Chronicle estimates that students of Jewish descent comprise less […]

Rise in anti-Semitism should not quiet Jews

Rise in anti-Semitism should not quiet Jews

By David DeFelice | Contributor  During the past few weeks, I have seen a multitude of news reports in the media about growing anti-Semitism in the United States. I distinctly remember the first time I personally experienced anti-Semitism. I was at a hookah bar, and the subject of geopolitics came up between the person on […]