StandWithUs files complaint against George Washington U, alleging antisemitism
January 20, 2023
(JNS) - The Israel education organization StandWithUs has filed a complaint against George Washington University with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, alleging a violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The complaint alleges "a pervasive, hostile, and discriminatory environment for Jewish and Israeli students within the Professional Psychology Program" at the university in the U.S. capital, the NGO announced on Thursday.
The complaint says Prof. Lara Sheehi, a facilitator of the program's mandatory diversity course, targeted Jewish and Israeli st...