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Inspiration and a Rallying Cry for Graduates

The following is Judea Pearl’s speech at the fourth annual UCLA Jewish Graduation on June 16. Dean [Maria] Blandizzi, friends, families, distinguished guests and especially you, the graduates. I am deeply honored by the opportunity to address this graduating class, and to speak to you on topics that are so very dear to my heart. I…

Eighty groups urge Cal State to reprimand anti-Israel professor for ‘hateful’ Facebook posts

Eighty civil-rights, religious and education organizations on Thursday wrote to California State University (CSU) chancellor Timothy White to alert him about San Francisco State University professor Rabab Abdulhadi’s “hateful” posting and to demand that he take immediate action to address her “unlawful” conduct. The concerns are also being raised to CSU general counsel Andrew Jones,…

US Education Department to investigate anti-Semitic event sponsored by Duke-UNC

The U.S. Department of Education announced on Monday that it will investigate an anti-Semitic and anti-Israel conference in March hosted jointly by Duke University and the University of North Carolina. This was in response to U.S. Rep. George Holding sending U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a letter in April, calling for an investigation of an event titled “Conflict Over…

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