Fighting for Civil Discourse and Academic Freedom

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U. Maryland Investigating Termination of Pro-Israel Professor

The non-renewal of a longtime University of Maryland professor’s contract is being investigated by the school’s Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct as an incident of retaliation and “religious, political, or national origin discrimination,” the Washington Free Beacon has learned. Melissa Landa, an assistant clinical professor at the College of Education for more than 10 years…

The Hard Right and Hard Left Pose Different Dangers

The extreme right—neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan and other assorted racists and anti-Semites—and the extreme left—anti-American and anti-Israel zealots, intolerant censors, violent anarchists such as Antifa, and other assorted radicals—both pose a danger in the U.S. and abroad. Which group poses a greater threat? The question resists a quantitative answer, because much may depend on…

US college students attack, spit on Israeli delegation

An Israeli delegation attempting to hold an event in May met with violence from supporters of the anti-Semitic BDS movement. The event was scheduled to be held at the University of California in Irvine, and a delegation from “Reservists on Duty” arrived to present a unique perspective on the Israeli-Arab conflict and life in Israel.…

Students for Justice in Palestine sanctioned for disrupting pro-Israel event at UC Irvine

The Students for Justice in Palestine chapter at the University of California, Irvine was punished with disciplinary probation for two academic years for disrupting a pro-Israel event held on campus. After the announcement of the punishment last month, the SJP said Friday it would appeal the decision. The appeal process is expected to take several…

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