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When a Syllabus is a Weapon

Of the many forms that anti-Zionism assumes on college campuses today, the most alarming is the expression of anti-Israel bias by professors in their classes. At UMass Amherst, it’s bad enough that some academic departments regularly host guest speakers who challenge the legitimacy of Israel’s existence, or blame Israel entirely for the Palestinian refugee problem.…

Students accuse Columbia University of ‘importing racism’ from Israel

People walk past the Alma Mater statue on the campus of Columbia University, New York City, on 1 July 2013 (AFP) Following news that Columbia University will be starting a dual degree programme with Tel Aviv University in 2020, student activists have denounced the elite US university for choosing to tie its future to an institution complicit in…

Pride and Prejudice at Fieldston

On Thursday, Nov. 21, a week before Thanksgiving, 500 high school students settled into their seats in the auditorium of the Fieldston School’s main campus, which sprawls over 18 leafy, manicured acres in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, to learn about apartheid. The invited speaker was Kayum Ahmed, an employee of the Open Society…

In Mass Email, University of Illinois Student Gov’t Leader Rejects Conflation of ‘Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism’

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Photo: ilovebutter / Flickr / CC BY 2.0. The student body president at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invoked a controversial antisemitism resolution that has been rejected by the campus Jewish community in a mass email hailed by anti-Zionist students. In the email sent on Wednesday to…

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