Rise in harassment of Jewish students

JEWISH students in Scotland are being subjected to a major rise in harassment since the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7.

This was reported at the University Jewish Chaplaincy Scotland annual meeting, held via Zoom on Tuesday.

Jewish students are feeling vulnerable and scared and fearful to appear as identifiably Jewish around campus.

Bella Nathanson-Tanner, Scottish Council of Jewish Communities student representative, studying at St Andrews University said: “It’s incredibly difficult for students on campus right now.

“They feel very vulnerable and isolated. St Andrews University has been quite difficult and problematic with the students.”

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