Sherry Chayat

“JAP”-Baiting on the College Scene

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“JAP”-Baiting on the College Scene

The articles in this special section:

JAP-Baiting on the College Scene

by Sherry Chayat

An epidemic of graffiti, an explosion of verbal abuse in public places, women afraid to stand up in a football stadium because of the catcalls. The place is the college campus. The target is the "Jewish American Princess."

The Graffiti Wars

by Judith Allen Rubenstein

How faculty, students, and administration responded to the spring offensive against Jewish women on one campus.

Blazes of Truth

by Susan Schnur

Frigid/promiscuous, dependent/aggressive—-students grapple with the contradictions of the "JAP" myth. Plus: Francince Klagsbrun on why the anti-Semitic "JAP" stereotype is popular among Jews now.