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UC Berkeley Law too busy demonizing Zionists to pay attention to real injustice -opinion

In 2022 we are witnessing an assault not on Israeli policies but on the very legitimacy of a sovereign Jewish state.

By MARVIN HIER , ABRAHAM COOPER/THE MEDIA LINE
07/10/2022
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."

Jewish New Paltz students accuse sex abuse survivor group of prejudice

Cassandra Blotner and Ofek Preis say New Paltz Accountability (NPA), a group Blotner founded to combat sexual assault, has discriminated against them due to their pro-Israel views.

Donor pulls endowment at u of Washington over professor’s Israel criticism

Becky Benaroya, a prominent Seattle philanthropist, gave $5 million in 2016 to create the University of Washington's Israel Studies program. She has now taken her money back.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
25/02/2022

Antisemitic, anti-Jewish, anti-Israel: CUNY profs. sue faculty union

The suit stems from a June 2021 resolution from the union, known as the Professional Staff Congress, condemning Israel and calling for an academic boycott.

By Julia Gergely/JTA
25/01/2022

Rutgers’ Hillel director leaves his post after 20 years

Though anti-Israel activity has existed for decades at Rutgers, Getraer says it’s more common now.

By BEN SALES/JTA
02/07/2021

564 Dutch academics sign call to sever ties with Israel over Gaza fighting

Among the 564 signers is a researcher at a state Holocaust research institute.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/05/2021

Pomona student gov't passes BDS bill to cut club funds violating UN blacklist

The BDS resolution, passed unanimously, will cut funding for clubs engaging with one of the 130 businesses on the UNHRC blacklist, may impact groups like Chabad and Hillel.

30/04/2021

Butler University postpones talk with ‘antisemitic’ BDS advocate

Davis made 'antisemitic' comments in connection with her support of the Soviet Union's suppression of Jewish dissidents'

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Rise of antisemitism in American universities demands action

“Enough is enough. Jewish students on campus are done being silent,” wrote University of Connecticut's Hillel after recent acts of antisemitism.

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