Social media users were shocked and outraged over a recent anti-Israeli rally held by pro-Palestinian protesters at the University of Michigan this week.
Clips of the protest showed protesters chanting “Intifada, Intifada! Long Live the Intifada” a call for the violent overthrow of the Jewish state inspired by the Palestinian riots and uprisings against Israel in the late 1980s, early 1990s and early 2000s.
“There is only one solution!” a marching woman could be seen chanting as the crowd behind her responded, “Intifada! Revolution!
Marchers, seen walking past Ann Arbor campus shouting into bullhorns and waving Palestinian flags, the infamous anti-Israel call to arms could also be heard chanting: “From the river to the sea, Palestine shall be free!”
The media reported that the anti-Semitic rally was held in protest Vice President Kamala HarrisA campus visit on Thursday where she gave a speech on climate policy and student activism. The protesters appeared to oppose the US government’s support for the state of Israel.
Another video showed protesters outside a campus building in which Harris delivered her speech, saying, “No more nickels, no more dimes, no more money for Israel’s crimes.”
The blatant call to overthrow Israel alarmed prominent Twitter users who were stunned by it such a sentiment was so freely expressed on a major American college campus.
Jewish Daily columnist Blake Flayton wrote on Twitter: “Call to kill Jews at University of Michigan.”
Rep. Jared Moskovitz, R-Fla., spoke of the shocking nature of the rally, tweeting: “Hitler’s use of the word ‘solution’ here is intentional. Israel has a right to exist. We will never threaten it. The Jewish people have a right to exist. We will.”
Free Beacon reporter Joe Gabriel Simonson mocked the protesters, tweeting, “Loser activists think it’s an intifada.”
Manhattan Institute Ilya Shapiro mockingly commented out loud about the protest: “It’s because @UMich only spends $18 million a year on DEI.”
Former Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, national security adviser Boris Ryvkin condemned the rally, writing, “Horrifying. Echoes of what happened in Charlottesville, except violent anti-Semites are cut from a different cloth. I expect the mainstream media to provide this is the saturated, wall-to-wall coverage it gave this event, with the WH, Democratic leaders and Squad members denouncing it.”
Mediaite reporter Isaac Schorr commented, “You’re not doing the best you can for your ability to manage your own condition, kids.”
The popular conservative AG account tweeted: “I don’t think most people really understand the level of hatred and hostility towards Jewish students at several top liberal universities because the school administration tends to encourage/enable these things.”
Hollywood producer and The Spectator columnist Daniella Greenbaum Davis empathized with Jewish students at the University of Michigan. She wrote on Twitter: “The first and second intifadas saw terrorists brutally murder innocent civilians. I can’t even imagine being a Jew on campus in Michigan right now.”
Author Samuel Rosenfeld tweeted: “Sickening… @UMich.”