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New Report Highlights Terror Links of Students for Justice in Palestine

The anti-Zionist campus group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) seeks “to isolate, demonize, and ultimately destroy” Israel with the help of terror-linked financial and ideological supporters, according to a new report by a Jerusalem-based think tank. Authored by Dan Diker and…

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Professors are losing their freedom of expression

Howard Gillman is chancellor and professor of law and political science at the University of California at Irvine. Erwin Chemerinsky is dean and professor at the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Law. With so much attention focused on…

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Watchdog Explores Correlation between Academic Boycott and Antisemitism

When an anti-Zionist expression occurs at department- sponsored events, it confers academic legitimacy on the expression and encourages students to adopt similar anti-Israel perspectives and engage in [a] similar anti-Zionist expression.” This, according to a study released on Tuesday by…

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The Functions of Anti-Semitism

This summer, Nazi symbols and the slogan “Jews will not replace us” at a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, generated a rare clarifying moment in an otherwise politically scrambled time. Since the United States led the Allies to…

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Salaita, Out

I have written before about Steven Salaita. Once a tenured professor of English at Virginia Tech, he resigned from that position on the strength of an offer from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign to serve in the American Indian Studies program. But…

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Steven Salaita Says He’s Leaving Academe

Three years after Steven Salaita lost a promised tenured position in American Indian studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign over the tone of his anti-Israel tweets, he’s leaving academe. Salaita, who had most recently been a visiting professor at…

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New Georgetown dean is an avowed supporter of Hezbollah

Georgetown University has promoted an avowed supporter of the U.S.-designated terrorist group Hezbollah as its newest academic chair. On September 1, Ahmad S. Dallal will become the dean of Georgetown University in Qatar, a school that is funded with support from its…

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