Police are investigating allegations of antisemitic activity at York University following a complaint from the father of a Jewish student.
A spokesperson from North Yorkshire Police confirmed that they had received the complaint and had contacted the student whose father had made the allegations.
The spokesperson said officers were due to meet university officials.
Jewish students in York have refused to sign a joint statement with their university over their 2a>complaints of antisemitism2b>, as they claim it does not acknowledge the issue properly.
A student who apologised to the Jewish community for claiming “leading Zionists” had tried to swing a university election has failed to win the poll.
Rayhan Uddin had been running for the post of general secretary of the London School of Economics student union.
But neither he, nor his rival candidate received the required percentage of votes, and voting will now be re-opened.
University College London students have voted to endorse the anti-Israel boycott movement as “official policy”.
UCL student union officers passed the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) motion by 14 votes against four. There were three abstentions.
Members of Oxford University Labour Club discussed Zionists rigging British elections, frequently used the abusive term “Zio” and said European attacks on Jews were justified because of Gaza, according to leaked details seen by the JC.
A students Palestinian society has been banned from running events after hosting a man convicted of killing an Israeli.
The Queen Mary University Palestine Solidarity Society had Ahmed Alfaleet appeared via a video link at an event on campus in January.
Alfaleet, 42, served 20 years in prison for the death of the Israeli in Gaza in 1992.
Jewish Human Rights Watch has expressed “disappointment” with Cambridge University’s response to its complaint about anti-Israel activities on campus.
Jewish students at York University who 1a>complained their fears about antisemitism on campus were being ignored1b> have been invited to talks with college officials and the student union.
The move comes after pro-Palestinian supporters 3a>staged performances of Seven Jewish Children3b>, a play which has been described as antisemitic.
Jewish students at York University have complained that both the student union and the university administration are ignoring their concerns about antisemitism on campus.
Last week, Palestinian 1a>supporters at York performed Seven Jewish Children1b>, a play about modern Jewish history which has been widely described as antisemitic.
A pro-Palestinian student group co-run by the son of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, has performed a play widely described as antisemitic as part of Israel Apartheid Week.
York University’s student Palestinian Solidarity Society staged two productions of "Seven Jewish Children - A Play for Palestine" on Thursday afternoon.