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Canvas sukkah (illustration)

The 8-by-12-foot sukkah built by the Kansas State University Hillel was carried to a school parking lot last Friday night, destroyed, and its pieces were left around a car belonging to Glen Buickerood, a graduate student who works on diversity initiatives for Housing and Dining, The Mercury of Manhattan, KS, reported Sunday.

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According to The Mercury, the Department of Housing and Dining last week built the “hut,” as they called it, as a diversity initiative to recognize the eight-day Jewish holiday of Sukkot – then the Hillel group assembled the structure on Wednesday afternoon near the Kramer Dining Center.

K-State assistant professor Gregory Newmark, who serves as adviser for Hillel, said he believes the act was anti-Semitic: “This was meant to be a place where everyone was welcome, and someone just ripped it down,” he said.

Hillel has filed a report with the K-State Police Department.

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