A 12-year-old Jewish student of Cheltenham Secondary College forced to kiss the feet of a Muslim child in an antisemitic incident.

‘A Rapidly Spreading Crisis’—Anti-Semitism in Melbourne’s Public Schools

A five-year-old student at Hawthorn West Primary School began wetting himself in class after he was subjected to anti-Semitic bullying over the course of four months, while a 12-year-old student at Cheltenham Secondary College was forced to kiss the feet of a Muslim child and was physically assaulted. The first child was being bullied on a daily basis by five classmates in the school bathrooms. It started when he was questioned about being circumcised. Then came the barrage of anti-Semitic insults, including “Jewish vermin,” “the dirty Jew” and a “Jewish cockroach.” At home, the five-year-old broke down. “He literally fell down on the floor,” his mother shared with The AJN,”and said, ‘Mummy, you shouldn’t love me. I’m a worthless, Jewish rodent. I’m vermin.'” But when raised with the school, the mother says they were “dismissive” of the anti-Semitic element. The school’s solution was to keep the student from using the regular bathroom, offering the facilities of another bathroom instead. According to the student’s mother, “they refused to accept there was an anti-Semitic issue. ‘It’s not anti-Semitism, it’s just bullying.’ The principal said: “I don’t want to make other students feel uncomfortable.” Complete Article  HERE