Horrible: Major University Warns Jewish Students Not to Celebrate Israel Independence Day

According to a tip provided to The Daily Wire by a Ph.D. student at the U.K.’s prestigious University of Leeds, the student union at the educational institutional recently deemed it appropriate to post something on Facebook warning students that they may not be happy with Jewish students celebrating Israel Independence Day. The post even goes so far as to offer a help and support line for thin-skinned Jew-hating ignoramuses who are so grossly offended by the mere sight of Jewish university students celebrating the independence day — known in Hebrew as Yom Ha’atzmaut — of the world’s one and only Jewish state. . .

Here is the full post:

[Leeds University Union] has given permission for the Jewish Society to run an event on Thursday 9th May in Union Square (12pm-2pm) celebrating Israel Independence Day.

We understand that some of our members will be unhappy that this event is taking place, which is why we are letting students know in advance.

. . .

One commented: “Politicising an event devoid of politics. Any nation should be allowed to celebrate their culture away from politics. … Offence is taken, not given, but it seems some are beginning to pick and choose what to take offence to in terms of nation, nationhood and culture. Yom Haatsmaut [sic] celebrations should be able to go ahead tomorrow with no fear of a backlash. It isn’t politics. Its a cultural celebration[.]” (Read more from “Horrible: Major University Warns Jewish Students Not to Celebrate Israel Independence Day” HERE)

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