Department of Education Opens Investigation into Harvard over Complaints of Antisemitism on Campus

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights opened an investigation into Harvard University on Tuesday to determine whether the university has fulfilled its legal obligation to respond to the increase in antisemitic incidents reported in the wake of the October 7 Hamas attack.

The investigation was prompted by a complaint that alleged Harvard “discriminated against students on the basis of their national origin (shared Jewish ancestry and/or Israeli) when it failed to respond appropriately to reports of incidents of harassment,” according to a letter from the Department of Education...

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