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Unacceptable: Brooklyn College Effort to End BDS Event Disaster

The school has thus far failed to address this fundamental issue: Brooklyn College not only allowed, but participated in, the violation of their students' constitutional rights at an event at their school, and at which nearly a dozen school officials and employees were present.

Qualcomm Founder Donates $133 million to Cornell-Technion

Irwin Jacobs, the founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm, is making a $133 million gift to Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of...

CUNY Claim of No Constitutional Violations at BC BDS Event Flawed

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.

Yale Elects First-Ever Israeli Student Union President

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...

Parents Fight Textbook Trivializing Murder of Israeli Civilians

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

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

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

Dershowitz: I Challenge Carter to Human Rights Debate at Cardozo

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.

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

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.

Israeli Activists Win Victory against BDS in U. of California

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...

Penn Hillel Provided Platform to Venomous ‘Breaking The Silence’

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.

Obama Boycotting the Knesset and Ariel University

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

Harvard Jewish Students Contemptuous of Mock Eviction Notices

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.

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

Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, was the first college in the United States to admit women into coeducational classes, and one of the first...

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

Technion University researchers have announced they are developing a new process that might be able to restore vision to the blind by using a...

Oxford Students Resoundingly Reject BDS Movement

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Frum Law Prof’s Charming Legal Case for Israel

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."

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

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

The Frum Student’s Alternative to Yeshiva in Israel

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

Brooklyn College Poli-Sci Supporting Academic Boycotts of Israel

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."

YU Crashes Super Bowl with Its Own Halftime Show

Last February, close to 3,000 people tuned in to watch YU's first-ever Torah Halftime Show.

African-American Student Starts Pro-Israel Group in New Orleans

The research she did for her paper alarmed her, and Valdary resolved to do what she could to fight Jew-hatred.

Shalem Liberal Arts College Receives Accreditation

The model of learning draws from the tradition of like Yale, Columbia, St. John's, Oxford and Cambridge

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