as two students and their parents, and that he was never infonned
the second incident.Throughout the school year, Mulqueen commented
did not likecertain teachers and staff who worked at the Adlai Stevenson Campus, including a programernamed Clara Crumper ("Crumper")3, the dean
Adlai Stevenson High School Roger Benson("Benson") and Plaintiffs mentor Bruce Levinberg ("Levinberg"), all
whom were Jewish andfriends
Plaintiff. Mulqueen would complain
Plaintiff about their "mannerisms." InCrumper's case, Mulqueen did not like that she sometimes used Yiddish expressions like "gaigezunter heit" ("Go be well"), was absent for Jewish Holidays and would discuss religiouspractices in the office with Plaintiff. When Crumper and Plaintiff engaged in these discussions,Mulqueen would get
from his desk, throw something on Plaintiff s desk or direct Crumper todo something. Mulqueen and Benson clashed over the proper supervision
students fromSCRL in the shared areas
the Stevenson campus, and Mulqueen complained again aboutBenson's mannerisms, some
which Plaintiff shared with Benson.2005-2006 School YearAt some point during the 2005-2006 school year, Mulqueen observed Plaintiffeating a sandwich with pork in it and referred to Plaintiff as a "pork-eating Jew." Mulqueenrepeated the comment "several" times during the year. Also, in the context
a conversationregarding the Jewish New Year, Mulqueen reportedly asked Plaintiff why he needed to "get rightwith God" when he had "all
the money in the basement." Plaintiff found Mulqueen'scomments strange at first and then offensive but, at the time, Plaintiff did not feel that theThe record
ambiguous as to the programmer's name.
spelled variously as ClaraCrumper (Def.'s
21), Claire Krumper (Weiss Aff.
146(c)) and ClaraKrumper (Weiss Dep. 121).
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