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Jewish students at Georgetown Law fear violence amid heated rhetoric from classmates and anti-Israeli groups

Some Jewish students at Georgetown Law School say they’re facing threatening anti-Israeli rhetoric from classmates and from outside groups that are being promoted on the Washington, D.C. campus. 

The hostile rhetoric includes what appears to be a globally orchestrated antisemitic campaign that the students fear will incite physical violence on campus as war escalates between Israelis and Palestinians. 

“Knowing you’re sitting in class next to someone who advocates the destruction of Israel is frightening,” Julia Wax, a first-year Georgetown Law student from San Diego, California, told Fox News Digital.

“As a university, we have a responsibility, in this moment, to contribute to understanding, and to build pathways to peace and reconciliation,” he also said. 

“We have a responsibility to one another — to provide consolation and support to those who are suffering. May we be equal to the demands of these responsibilities.”

Fox News Digital reached out to Georgetown Law School for further comment.

Taylor Penney of Fox News Digital contributed reporting. 

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Kerry J. Byrne is a lifestyle reporter with Fox News Digital.

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