The past few weeks have been incredibly painful for the Jewish community, with the recent spate of antisemitism happening at George Washington University. In summary, a few years back an undergraduate senator made virulently antisemitic comments regarding the Jewish Student Association and GW Hillel. Then, this senator (after being allowed to remain in his position) was allowed to participate in a vote to pass BDS, an antisemitic campaign to boycott Israel.
In response to this bill passing, the GW Jewish community organized a Havdallah for all Jews and allies to stand together. I am so proud to have been able to organize a group of AU Jews to attend. As I said during the Havdallah: GW, we hear you, we see you, and we love you.
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