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    A University of California, Berkeley professor is warning law firms not to hire some of his students, who he says are "anti-Semitic."

    Steven Davidoff Solomon, who teaches corporate law at the University of California, Berkeley, made the accusation against his students in a Wall Street Journal op-ed titled, "Don't Hire My Anti-Semitic Law Students."

    "My students are largely engaged and well-prepared, and I regularly recommend them to legal employers," Solomon wrote. "But if you don't want to hire people who advocate hate and practice discrimination, don't hire some of my students."

    Solomon's op-ed comes after the terrorist group Hamas launched deadly attacks on Israel earlier this month that killed more than 1,400 people, including children. Israel is now waging a massive counteroffensive, launching airstrikes in Hamas-controlled territory and preparing for a ground offensive.

    Last year, nine UC Berkeley student groups adopted a rule banning pro-Israel speakers from events, according to the New York Post. The bylaw was written by the Berkeley Law Students for Justice in Palestine and states that the groups "will not invite speakers that have expressed interest and continue to hold views, host, sponsor or promote events in support of Zionism, the apartheid state of Israel and the occupation of Palestine."

    The Students for Justice in Palestine said the rule is aimed at protecting "the safety and welfare of Palestinian students."

    Solomon accused the student groups of failing to include Jewish law students in the conversation when they circulated the rule.

    "It was rightly criticized for creating 'Jew-free' zones," Solomon wrote.

    "The student conduct at Berkeley is part of the broader attitude against Jews on university campuses that made last week's massacre possible," the law professor wrote. "It is shameful and has been tolerated for too long."

    Solomon called on law firms who are considering hiring his students to "treat these law students like the adults they are" during the hiring process.

    "If a student endorses hate, dehumanization or anti-Semitism, don't hire him. When students face consequences for their actions, they straighten up," he wrote.

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    Students at other schools who expressed anti-Israel sentiments have been criticized by potential employers as well. At least 10 CEOs and other executives backed a call last week not to hire Harvard University students who signed on to a letter blaming Israel for Hamas' deadly attacks.

    Also last week, a law firm rescinded its job offer to a New York University law student who made what the firms said were "inflammatory comments" about Hamas' attack.
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