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NYU settles lawsuit with Jewish students alleging Jew-hatred

Lawyers for the private university had argued that discrimination had fallen on campus since Oct. 7.

An anti-Israel protest at New York University (the sign refers to NYU president Linda Mills) on May 3, 2024. Photo by Carin M. Smilk.
An anti-Israel protest at New York University (the sign refers to NYU president Linda Mills) on May 3, 2024. Photo by Carin M. Smilk.

New York University settled a lawsuit filed by its students, who alleged that the private academic institution in Manhattan didn’t do enough to curb Jew-hatred on campus.

The suit, which NYU settled on Monday, was “one of the earliest of the many lawsuits accusing major universities, including New York’s Columbia University, of allowing and encouraging antisemitism following the outbreak of war in Gaza between Israel and Hamas,” Reuters reported.

A university spokesman and a lawyer for the students—Bella Ingber, Sabrina Maslavi and Saul Tawil—said the school and students will issue a joint statement on Tuesday, according to Reuters. The students were all juniors when they filed the suit.

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