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Jewish student assaulted at Temple University


PHILADELPHIA (Jewish Exponent) — Hillel, the campus student group, is expressing “outrage” over an attack on a Jewish student at Temple University on Wednesday and is calling on the university to ensure the safety of its Jewish students.

At the same time, the school’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine is condemning the attack and is claiming the alleged assailant was not a member of its organization.

Daniel Vessal, an upperclass member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and a fellow with the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America, a pro-Israel organization, allegedly was assaulted during move-in day at Temple’s main campus here.

[For full story, visit http://www.jta.org/2014/08/21/news-opinion/united-states/temple-u-jewish-student-punched-at-pro-palestinian-groups-booth]


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