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Brooklyn College BDS forum, Feb. 7, 2013
 

CUNY Claim of No Constitutional Violations at BC BDS Event Flawed

Posted on: April 19th, 2013

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The standard for judging whether constitutional rights can be abrogated is not, as the Investigators claimed in their Report, based on sincerity, but on whether or not, at the very least, there is a reasonable belief that the Four were about to disrupt the BC BDS event. The Investigators stated clearly that there was no such reasonable belief at the time the Four were ejected from the event. Therefore, based on the evidence provided in the CUNY Report, it would appear that the constitutional rights of the four Jewish pro-Israel students were violated.

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Yale Elects First-Ever Israeli Student Union President

Posted on: April 18th, 2013

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Yale University students have Jerusalem-born native Daniel Avraham as the first Israeli president of the Student Union. Avraham, a 24-year-old sophomore, learned at the Gymnasia Herzliya high school and is a former IDF intelligence officer. He is studying in the university’s ethics and economics program. Former Yale Student Union presidents include former U.S. Secretary of […]

The Cultural Landscape
 

Parents Fight Textbook Trivializing Murder of Israeli Civilians

Posted on: April 18th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Cardoza-Moore questions why anyone would debate whether it's right to attack innocent people for political reasons.

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Attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director of Shurat HaDin – Israel Law Center.
 

Jews Still Planning to Sue Jimmy Carter over Anti-Israel Book

Posted on: April 10th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The five plaintiffs are seeking at least $5 million in compensation. The hard cover edition cost $27.

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Jimmy Carter in front of the Israeli flag, which proves that he knows how to be photographed.
 

Concerned Cardozo Alumni Campaigning to Block Carter

Posted on: April 9th, 2013

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"Neither Cardozo nor YU are honoring Jimmy Carter."

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alan and jimmy
 

Dershowitz: I Challenge Carter to Human Rights Debate at Cardozo

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

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I will come, at my own expense, to debate Jimmy Carter on Carter's own human rights record. If Cardozo will have me, I will come and provide the students, the administration and anyone else that is interested, with a first rate debate about the meaning of human rights and they can decide whether what Jimmy Carter has done, constitutes human rights or human wrongs.

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter (R) about to embrace Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh (L), in Gaza City, as the two discussed ending the international boycott of the Islamic, anti Israeli and anti American terrorist organization.
 

YU’s Law School to Honor Jimmy Carter for ‘Conflict Resolution’

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The Coalition of Concerned Cardozo Alumni, however, looked at Carter's "lifetime of work" and rather than see something worthy of an award, they saw a record of slandering Israel.

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Israeli Activists Win Victory against BDS in U. of California

Posted on: April 5th, 2013

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The student government of the University of California at Riverside has overwhelmingly rescinded a decision to divest from Israel following an appeal from pro-Israel activists. The Associated Student Government’s Student Senate on Wednesday voted 10-2 to cancel the March 6 resolution that called on the school to withdraw funds from companies that did business with […]

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Breaking the Silence event at Penn Hillel, March 28, 2013
 

Penn Hillel Provided Platform to Venomous ‘Breaking The Silence’

Posted on: March 29th, 2013

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The Hillel board was conned into believing that Breaking the Silence was needed to amplify the tintinnabulation of hatred already ringing across U.S. campuses from such groups as the BDS movement and the annual Israel Apartheid Week hate fiestas.

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Boycotted by Obama: These students at the Ariel University Center of Samaria will not be welcome alongside the rest of Israel's university students at the U.S. president's speech.
 

Obama Boycotting the Knesset and Ariel University

Posted on: March 13th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

This is what presidential contempt feels like. Let's all get used to it.

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Harvard Israeli Apartheid Week banner
 

Harvard Jewish Students Contemptuous of Mock Eviction Notices

Posted on: March 8th, 2013

News & Views

Even Jewish student leaders expressed their disapproval of what amounts to childish pranks and one-sided information filled with inaccuracies, a welcome change from the past and from the situation at many other campuses.

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Oberlin College
 

Liberal Oberlin College: Outbreak of Racist, Anti-Gay, Anti-Semitic Incidents

Posted on: March 5th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, was the first college in the United States to admit women into coeducational classes, and one of the first to admit non-white students. It’s reputation is first and foremost as a liberal school with “progressive values.” But over the past few weeks a string of incidents that attack the sensibilities […]

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Sight unto the Nations: Technion Works to Let the Blind See

Posted on: February 28th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Technion University researchers have announced they are developing a new process that might be able to restore vision to the blind by using a special projector that works around the damaged retina. In an article in Nature Communications this week, the researchers explained they have developed a light-sensitive protein that is injected into the eyes […]

Oxford Univesity Students Voting Against BDS motion, Feb. 27, 2013
 

Oxford Students Resoundingly Reject BDS Movement

Posted on: February 27th, 2013

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Oxford students voted 69 - 10 to defeat a motion that would have required them to support and promote the economic and political anti-Israel warfare method known as the BDS movement.

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George Galloway stormed out rather than debate Israeli at Oxford University
 

British MP Storming Out: ‘I Don’t Debate with Israelis’ (Video)

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013

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The Israeli-British student said Galloway should be barred from the House of Commons. "He clearly had a problem not because I am Israeli - I'm sure he would have talked to an Israeli Arab, he didn't want to talk to me because I am an Israeli Jew," Aslan-Levy said.

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Jews Who Were Allowed in to Brooklyn College BDS Event
 

Civil Rights Violations, Lies & Audiotape: B’klyn College Still in Spotlight

Posted on: February 18th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

We are now in a situation where there seems to be no two ways about it - someone is lying, maybe several people. And school officials, both administration representatives as well as faculty members were on the scene - so if the students were unfairly ejected, an apology will hardly suffice.

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Eugene Kontorovich
 

Frum Law Prof’s Charming Legal Case for Israel

Posted on: February 18th, 2013

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Kontorovich says, "international opinion is squarely against Israel, and if international law were a popularity contest, Israel would be voted off the island. But the whole point of international law is to buffer international politics, rather than serve them."

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Brooklyn College
 

Brooklyn College BDS Event: Just One Example of ‘Hostile Environment’?

Posted on: February 7th, 2013

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The letter lays out a litany of concerns regarding the intimidating atmosphere for students within Brooklyn College's political science department

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Mechina boys learning with Rav Dovid Abrahomovitz (L.)
 

The Frum Student’s Alternative to Yeshiva in Israel

Posted on: February 5th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

A mechina is based on traditional Torah learning, but it also dedicates a significant chunk of its curriculum to developing Torah-based leadership skills and real-life tools outside of the classroom

Professor Corey Robin
 

Brooklyn College Poli-Sci Supporting Academic Boycotts of Israel

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Ironically, given its promotion of an event that would silence academics, BC's Poli-Sci department is defending its involvement in the event by invoking "academic freedom."

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