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AM Weprin calls for new strategy to combat antisemitism in schools after listening to Hillcrest students following ‘appalling’ rampage

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Dec. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry Hours before Israel resumed retaliatory strikes against Hamas in the Gaza Strip after a seven-day cease fire came to an end on Dec. 1, Assemblymember David Weprin urged Department of Education Chancellor David Banks to implement a comprehensive plan of action to address the “appalling student behavior” after hundreds…
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‘We need accountability’: Queens elected officials, Jewish leaders demand answers on city’s response to antisemitic rampage at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica

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Nov. 27, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens elected officials and Jewish community leaders rallied outside the borough offices of the city Department of Education offices in Ozone Park on Monday, Nov. 27, demanding answers on the city’s lack of transparency over a two-hour antisemitic rampage in the hallways of Hillcrest High School in Jamaica on Nov. 20. Students were seen on video rioting after they discovered a teacher changed her social media profile picture to indicate that she “stand with Israel” on her own device, on her own time, according to Council Member James Gennaro. Videos of the violent rampage…
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