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Leila Beckwith

Leila Beckwith

Dr. Leila Beckwith is Professor Emeritus , Department of Pediatrics, University of California at Los Angeles. She is a board member of the California Association of Scholars and the Amchainitiative. She has numerous publications not only in her own field of developmental psychology, but also articles that detail the manifestations of prejudice against Jewish students on university campuses and the responses of university administrations. She was an invited scholar at a workshop, "Contemporary Antisemitism in Higher Education", at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies,Washington, D.C. July, 2010.

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Anti-Israel bias reigns at Columbia

When Columbia University’s Center for Palestine Studies was established in 2010, Rashid Khalidi, its founding and current director — and a supporter of an academic boycott of Israel — stated that steering clear of political activism was an important goal…

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UCLA center violating law with anti-Israel bias

The Middle East is crucial to our national security interests, but it is imploding in internal turmoil and murderous inter-ethnic and inter-religious warfare. It is replete with failed states and barbarism. There are millions of displaced persons and hundreds of…

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The AMCHA Initiative

  The AMCHA Initiative is now actively involved in two campaigns, targeting the two major public university systems of California: the University of California (UC), headed by President Mark Yudof,  and the California State University (CSU) headed by Chancellor Charles Reed. …

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