Paulette K. Schuster ’20, who helped organize the Hillel event, said she invited Harris in response to students’ desires for experts to “contextualize” anti-Semitism in America after the “rattling” attack.
Close to a hundred individuals — Jewish and non-Jewish alike —packed into the vigil to pay their respects for the eleven victims of Saturday’s tragedy.
Harvard Hillel hosted a Seder last week meant to oppose Israeli presence in the West Bank and Gaza, though organizers complained of some “censorship” from administrators.
Harvard Hillel and the Harvard Islamic Society hosted a presentation and panel discussion Monday on prejudice and discrimination against Islam or Muslims.
It may only be the fourth day of Sukkot—a Jewish holiday that celebrates the fall harvest—but it is the 16th day of the Harvard University Dining Services workers’ strike, which presents Harvard Hillel with unique challenges.
Students handed out flyers, held a banner reading “No excuse for terror,” and read aloud a list of names of people killed during the unrest in Israel.