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Students sit in a library at the Ariel University Center in the West Bank settlement of Ariel
Israeli university heads slam proposed muzzling of faculty's political comments

"Thinking that within the academy one can limit speech and thought is fundamentally wrong," said student union head.

11/06/2017
antisemitic poster
Posters comparing Gaza to Auschwitz spread on Illinois campus

One poster compared Zionism to Nazism, calling Gaza the “largest concentration camp in the world.”

Columbia University Professor Rashid Khalidi
Columbia prof. says Israel advocates will 'infest' Trump administration

For some in the Jewish community, "infest" posses an antisemitic connotation that hearkens back to the Nazi era, when Jews were described as "rats" or "vermin."

UCLA campus
Israeli prof accused of harassment returns to UCLA classroom, prompting protests

Piterberg, a graduate of Tel Aviv University who served in the Israeli army, until now was more widely known as a fierce critic of Israel and its founders.

By JTA
12/01/2017
STUDENTS WALK around the Princeton University campus in New Jersey.
Editorial: Campus challenge

This semester, Jewish students on North American campuses have a fresh chance to get involved and take a stand when Israel is included in a list of the evils of the world.

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U of South Florida student body president, VP veto divestment resolution

The measure asks the USF Foundation to stop investing in companies that support tobacco products, fossil fuel use and Israel in its conflict with the Palestinians.

By JTA
28/01/2016
Hadassah college
NITE cancels section of psychometric exam given ahead of time in mock test

The Psychometric Exam is a statistical exam which bases students' final scores relative to the success and failure of all students that were tested on a particular testing date.

UCLA campus
Jewish student's credibility questioned by UCLA student government due to her background

“What followed was a disgusting 40 minutes of unequivocal anti-Semitism during which some of our council members resorted to some of the oldest accusations against Jews."

By JTA
28/02/2015
Islamic Jihad
Ex Florida University professor deported over ties to Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Al-Arian was arrested in 2003, and charged with 17 counts of "conspiracy to provide services" to a terrorist organization.

By REUTERS
07/02/2015
Mosque in Uppsala, Sweden
Duke University reverses plan for bell tower Muslim call to prayer

Earlier in the week, university officials said the weekly chant by Muslim students, known as the adhan, would be amplified from Duke Chapel beginning on Friday.

By REUTERS
17/01/2015
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