Baptist-affiliated Oregon university fires Jewish tenured professor who alleged antisemitism
May 7, 2021
(JTA) — Linfield University, a small school in Oregon, has fired a Jewish professor who accused the university president of making antisemitic remarks.
Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, a tenured professor who taught English literature, has accused Linfield President Miles K. Davis of making multiple antisemitic remarks in recent years. The antisemitism, he said, was partly a backlash to Pollack-Pelzner demanding that the school do more to address allegations of sexual assault against multiple university trustees, including Davis.
Pollack-Pelzner and a Linfield University spokesperson both confirme...