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Rutgers forces Jewish BBQ off campus after giving into anti-Israel encampment’s demands

Rutgers University refused to let a Jewish group maintain a pro-Israel barbecue on the campus’ Vorhees Mall, regardless of permitting pro-terror protesters to camp there for days, emails obtained by The Post declare.

Rutgers Associate Dean of Students Kerri Willson refused to permit the Jewish college students to assemble on the spot, saying no occasions might be held on campus after the final day of lessons on Monday, April 29 — regardless of permitting the encampment to pull on till May 2.

The Kosher cookout was set to mark the top of a grueling semester for Jewish college students at Rutgers, which has seen pro-Hamas college students plaster a pro-Israel scholar’s image throughout their dorm; spray paint photos of Palestinian terrorists on campus sidewalks; and scream “Hitler would have loved you” at Jewish college students.

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Rutgers Associate Dean of Students Kerri Willson refused to permit the Jewish college students to assemble on the spot, saying no occasions might be held on campus after the final day of lessons on Monday, April 29. Rutgers Chabad
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Emails to the publish declare that pro-Israeli college students needed to transfer their BBQ out of Vorhees Mall, regardless that pro-Palestinian college students had been allowed to camp there. Rutgers Chabad

The encampments lastly ended after directors caved into protester demands, together with blanket amnesty for demonstrators.

Kelly Shapiro, co-founder of Students Supporting Israel, which organized the barbecue, known as the college’s stance an “antisemitic double standard.”

“If they let them camp out for three days, almost four, how is it we can’t have a two-hour barbecue?” requested Rutgers junior Camilla Vaynberg.

The barbecue was as a substitute held at close by Buccleuch Park, and catered by native restaurant Bridge Turkish and Mediterranean Grill, which was flooded with nasty on-line critiques after the occasion.

Despite being compelled off campus in the midst of finals, about 100 to 150 individuals turned out for the barbecue.

“They can try to intimidate us but we’re not afraid to be pro-Israel on campus,” stated Students Supporting Israel co-president Michael Batushansky.

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Kelly Shapiro, co-founder of Students Supporting Israel, which organized the barbecue, known as the college’s response a transparent “antisemitic double standard.” Rutgers Chabad

“Our pride won’t be squashed,” added Vaynberg.

Rutgers didn’t reply to the Post’s request for remark.

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