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  • Blood Bucket Challenge: Anti-Semitism on Ohio University Campus

    9/4/2014 11:06:58 AM Posted by Ashley Pratte

    bloodbucketOver the past month we have seen many "ice bucket" challenge videos to raise awareness for ALS.

    Well, at Ohio University the student senate president, Megan Marzec took it upon herself to change up the challenge.  She was challenged by Ohio University President Roderick McDavis to raise awareness for ALS.  Instead, she issued a "blood bucket" challenge calling upon OhioUniversity to divest from Israel.

    She posted a video of herself wearing a bright pink shirt with the words "divest from Israel" and poured a "blood-like" substance over her head.   She said her video was meant to raise awareness of the Palestinians being killed by Israel. 

    The student senate even tweeted out an apology stating that they "humbly apologize for the video that President Megan Marzec posted."  However, it should be noted that Megan has not issued an apology.

    We have seen many cases this year of campuses launching "divest from Israel" initiatives and we have worked with many pro-Israel students to help combat this anti-Semitism. 

    Young America's Foundation calls upon the administration at Ohio University to denounce the anti-Semitic actions of their student senate president.


    Ashley Pratte is the spokeswoman for Young America's Foundation

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