Suspension of college funding over “Israelism” film

Tom Nash filed this request on behalf of Adam Steinbaugh with the Louisa County Board Of Supervisors of Louisa County, VA.


From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. Any communications to or from any member of the Board of Supervisors concerning “Israelism” or the funding of Piedmont Virginia Community College.

2. Any communications to or from any member of the Board of Supervisors which mention Israelism, Israel, Palestine, Israeli, Jewish, Palestinian, antisemitism, anti-semitism, antisemitic, anti-Semitic, college, colleges, “Piedmont Virginia”, or PVCC. This category is limited to records generated on or after October 1, 2023.

Please note that this request seeks public records wherever they may be found, including on devices or networks owned or operated by private parties. For example, if an employee uses a personal cell phone or social media account to conduct public business, records created, maintained, or held on the phone or account are public records subject to this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Tom Nash, a citizen of Virginia, in coordination with Adam Steinbaugh.

From: Louisa County Board Of Supervisors

Good afternoon,

Please see the attached!