Maryland Hillel has had plans to build a new cultural center in the Old Town neighborhood for more than five years.
The creation of the task force, which will be composed of students, faculty and staff, comes amid a surge of violence in Israel and Palestine.
These incidents are among several other anti-Black racism incidents that have recently been reported to the university’s diversity and inclusion office.
Just as we must condemn abuses against Jewish people, we must stand against the violation of Palestinian existence.
The pamphlets were marred with age-old antisemitic tropes.
The University of Maryland's zip code recorded 19 hate bias incidents last year — the highest of any zip code in the state.