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July 10, 2015 9:43 am

New York School to Pay $4.5M to Jewish Students Who Suffered Antisemitic Bullying

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A school in upstate New York will pay a $4.5 million settlement to bullied Jewish students. Photo: Wiki Commons.

A school in upstate New York will pay a $4.5 million settlement to bullied Jewish students. Photo: Wiki Commons.

A federal judge approved a $4.5 million settlement between an upstate New York school district and five Jewish students who say they endured years of abuse by classmates who made Holocaust jokes toward them and drew swastikas in hallways and lockers.

One of the five current and former students who testified at a hearing Thursday when the settlement was approved held back sobs as she described becoming suicidal after repeated acts of antisemitic bullying.

Read full story at the Daily Mail.

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