University Of Arizona's Sigma Alpha Epsilon Allegedly Attacked Jewish Fraternity

The University of Arizona put the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on an interim suspension as it investigates a report that members attacked a Jewish frat.

According to Tucson News Now, police determined an SAE member he had taken "dozens" of his brothers on Nov. 14 to an apartment where several Alpha Epsilon Pi members live, where they banged on the door and shouted racial slurs. Four members of Alpha Epsilon Pi, or AEPi, a Jewish fraternity, were assaulted.

SAE is now being investigated for violating the UA code of conduct on charges of "endangering/threat/ cause harm, off campus behavior, and discriminatory activities," according to the university's Greek life website. SAE was already on probation for an alcohol violation. AEPi is also on an interim suspension for a potential violation of the alcohol policy.

Police said this attack is not being investigated as a hate crime.

Gideon Rafal, president of the UA chapter of AEPi, said at fraternity conference he experienced a similar attack in March. Rafal said he asked someone he didn't know to leave his fraternity, and the guy raised his hand saluting Hitler, before rounding up a couple dozen other people to come back and attack Rafal.