berkeley

A provocative ‘Hitler truck’ inflames tensions in Berkeley amid ‘Jew-free zones’ accusation

The truck had been dispatched by a political advocacy group called Accuracy in Media, which has a history of finding ways to provoke liberals and progressives.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
20/10/2022
UC Berkeley

Zionists combating antisemitism at Berkeley Law - opinion

Law Students for Justice in Palestine at Berkeley Law have promised to prevent Zionist speakers to be invited to campus.

By OLIVIA WITTELS , NIR MAOZ
13/10/2022
Anti Israel

'There are no Jew-free zones' at Berkeley Law - Dean Chemerinsky

Dean Chemerinsky noted that the policy would ban both himself and 90 percent of his Jewish students from participating in law student group events.

By SARA WEINSTEIN
06/10/2022

Does UC Berkeley really have ‘Jew-free zones’? - explainer

Is the “Jew-free” label accurate? Not according to Jewish leadership at the university. Here’s a rundown of the controversy, and where people have come down on it.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
06/10/2022

When does anti-Zionism become antisemitism? - Barbra Streisand, Twitter

Barbra Streisand's question on anti-Zionism and antisemitism, sparked by events at UC Berkeley, reflects an often discussed query of when criticism of Israel ends and Jew hatred begins.

UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley Law student groups ban Zionist speakers

UC Berkeley’s Law Students for Justice in Palestine (LSJP) declared that not inviting pro-Zionist speakers was necessary for “the safety and welfare of Palestinian students on campus."

Anti Israel

Berkeley Law School dean responds to BDS

The dean of Berkeley Law School, Erwin Chemerinsky, responded last week to a new wave of BDS activity at the school, describing it as "troubling" in an email to students. 

First urban Jewish co-housing project in the US takes shape in Berkeley

The country’s first urban Jewish co-housing community should receive its first residents by late 2024.

By SUE FISHKOFF/JTA
20/01/2022
berkley

UC Berkeley Chancellor: Honoring terrorists who killed Jews 'an affront'

The Chancellor condemned a pro-Palestinian group who lauded terrorists in a display on campus, but also slammed a Jewish student who wanted to 'eliminate' all Palestinians.

UC Berkeley student gov't does not condemn pro-Palestinian display

Many of the Jewish students who attended the meeting to support Bears for Palestine called out “You don’t speak for us” to Nathan Bentolila, who said the university is "not united against hate."

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/02/2020
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