‘Israel Did 9/11’: Harvard Campus Littered With Anti-Semitic Graffiti Ahead Of New Semester

Harvard University students hoping that campus anti-Semitism would subside with the start of a new semester will arrive to see posters of Israeli hostages desecrated with various anti-Israel messages, including that the Jewish state is responsible for the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to video captured by a student.

“It’s the night before the semester begins,” said student Shabbos Kestenbaum in a video of the vandalism. “That’s the John Harvard statue and then right over here we have fellow students defacing and vandalizing posters of Jewish hostages.”

A group of students and pro-Israel Cambridge residents put up posters of Israeli hostages who have been held captive by Hamas terrorists for more than 100 days. Just a few hours later, they were covered in graffiti that accused Israel of being responsible for 9/11 and lying about hostages being taken. Several posters were ripped down as well.

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Littered Across Harvard Campus On First Day Of Semester

“I am a visibly Jewish student and when Jewish students say they don’t feel safe, let alone welcomed, it’s because of actions like this and we have no faith that Harvard will do anything to stop it,” Kestenbaum added in the video.

Kestenbaum and a few other students filed a lawsuit against Harvard earlier this month, accusing the prestigious university of enabling anti-Semitism and selectively enforcing its policies to avoid protecting Jewish students from harassment. The university has parted ways with its former president, Claudine Gay, in the aftermath of congressional testimony in which she failed to deliver a strong message against anti-Semitism at the Ivy League institution.

The lawsuit cites several incidents of mobs occupying campus buildings, promoting violence, and assaulting Jews on campus. It also accuses administrators and professors of promulgating anti-Semitism and the university of partnering with a Palestinian university dominated by Hamas.

READ MORE: Harvard To Host Summer Program At Palestinian University Dominated By Hamas

“It’s clear that Jews are neither welcomed nor safe at Harvard,” Kestenbaum, who is suing Harvard over anti-Semitism, told The Daily Wire. “Harvard should it ever decide to, can not only acknowledge this heinous anti-Semitic act, but create a plan to dismantle and combat it.”

Posters vandalized on Harvard University campus / The Daily Wire

“I do not expect them to do either,” Kestenbaum added.

Harvard University did not respond to a request for comment.

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