Joel Siegal fights against anti Semitism at NYU

Last year, Joel Siegal filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education regarding anti Semitism at NYU. The complaint charged that Jewish students had been subjected to a hostile environment of anti Semitism at NYU and that the university had failed to take appropriate measures to prevent and deal with this serious problem

After a full investigation was conducted, a groundbreaking resolution was reached with the University and Joel Siegal and New York Attorney, Neal Sher. The Agreement requires that the University revise its Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy. Now, it must include the prohibition of discrimination on the bases of shared ancestry and ethnic characteristics, including anti Semitism (as defined by the Executive Order on Combating Anti-Semitism). In addition, NYU is required to widely disseminate the policy by October 15th, 2020 and to take disciplinary action against those who violate the policy.

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