Virginia Tech Students Rally to Support Jewish Community After Swastika Leaflets Discovered

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AP/Steve Helber

WDNJ7 reports: BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech is still uneasy after more than 100 leaflets with hand drawn swastikas were left on the lawn of the Jewish Student Center. Thousands came out to show support against this.

Rabbi Zvi Zwiebel, the Chabad Librescu Jewish Student Center co-director, said, “We have to send a message that we all stand together and we’re not going to let this happen again. We have to all show, bond together and show, this is Virginia Tech, it’s not going to happen here.”

University President Tim Sands noted in his speech how much stronger a sign of togetherness is. “The perpetrators of this action hoped to divide us but they’ve only succeeded in uniting us,” Sands said. “This is what’s great about Virginia Tech.”

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