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Illinois U student govt passes BLM resolution, calls to divest from Israel

The university’s Office of Student Affairs condemned the nonbinding resolution, which passed last week in a 22-11 vote with seven abstentions.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/09/2020

U. of Illinois: Pro-Israel organizations condemn vote on BDS resolution

The resolution calls on the university to "divest from companies that profit from human-rights violations in Palestine"

Representatives of Reservists on Duty protesting outside the SJP conference, University of Minnesota

No more hiding campus antisemitism

The net effect was a presentation that romanticized and normalized the murder of Jews and promoted terrorism as reasonable political speech.

By JOHN LOWENSTEIN
04/11/2019
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U. of Illinois bill denies link between antisemitism and anti-Zionism

More than 400 Jewish students walked out of the university's student government meeting.

27/10/2019
The 35 students from the Gies College Business School.

University of Illinois students finish 10-day visit to Israel

"This trip has given me a new perspective on Israel," participant says.

After rally targets Zionists, U of Illinois 'welcomes' Jews

Israel supporters were equated with white supremacists.

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.”

Chicago

Poster denouncing 'Jewish privilege' plastered across Chicago university campus

Jewish students slam institution for allowing antisemitic rhetoric.

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