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A sign stands at the edge of the campus of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S., Novembe
The more things change, the more they remain the same for Jewish students

The Jerusalem Post's piece “Tufts president slams award for pro-Palestinian club” reflects my experience as a Jewish student on campus.

UC Irvine Student Senate repeals BDS resolution

The University of California, Irvine, student senate has voted to repeal a 2012 resolution calling for the university to divest from companies conducting business with Israel.

Brown University's John Carter Brown library
Brown U. committee: Divest from Israeli companies profiting from occupation

A Brown advisory committee has issued a formal recommendation that the Ivy League university divest from “any company that profits from the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/03/2020
UIUC
University of Illinois student government president vetoes BDS resolution

The 20-9 vote in favor of the resolution early Thursday morning followed a five-hour meeting of the student government on the Urbana-Champaign campus. There were seven abstentions.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
19/02/2020
A man wearing a Swastika [Illustrative]
Progressive institutions remain silent on antisemitism

Academic and political intolerance is just as much a form of abuse and intimidation as the physical violence exercised by bigoted brutes.

By DANIEL SEAMAN
17/12/2019
MCGILL UNIVERSITY campus in Montreal
Jewish student should resign if traveling to Israel, says student gov't

Students’ Society of McGill University calls on board member to resign if she participates in free Hillel trip

Students at Columbia University hold a "die-in" demonstration
Columbia Student Council approves holding Israel divestment referendum

It is the third time that the student council has voted on whether to hold such a referendum, in initiatives spearheaded by the camps organization Columbia University Apartheid Divest

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
26/11/2019
Bosworth Hall at Oberlin College
Oberlin students place memorial to Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorists

Memorial includes commemoration of Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist Baha Abu al-Atta, a senior commander who was assassinated by the IDF.

Africa’s top university nixes motion to boycott Israel

SAJBD: We are also encouraged that UCT academics have taken a stance against this BDS inspired resolution

Students at Columbia University hold a "die-in" demonstration
Columbia U. students to vote on BDS ballot initiative on Sunday

The initiative is being presented by Columbia University Apartheid Divest (CUAD).

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