Lawsuit: Jews at SF State Face Hostile Environment

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

J. (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Professor Fred Astren, chair of the Department of Jewish Studies at SFSU, believes that while it potentially widens already existing fault lines, legal action may re-energize an issue he sees as stalled.

“The lawsuit is regrettable, but maybe it will move [the University] forward,” he said. “I wasn’t surprised, because the handling of these matters has left them vulnerable to something.”