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Normalizing Palestinian Scholarship and Antisemitism in the Nation’s Capital
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The recent appointment of Ilana Feldman as the interim dean of George Washington University’s (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs is extremely concerning on several levels. Feldman is an active known supporter of the anti-Israel “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions” (BDS) movement through her involvement with the Palestinian American Research Center, and was part of a…

New York’s universities stand up against BDS and antisemitism
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One has to be unusually callous to revel publicly in the coronavirus-related death of an 88-year old Holocaust survivor, yet Leen Dweik did not hesitate. A 2019 graduate of New York University, Dweik served as president of the NYU chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, the main force on campus behind the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions…

Exclusive: Foreign Funding of Universities Reveals $1 Billion ‘Black Hole’
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Why are nefarious countries pouring billions of dollars in foreign funding to U.S. universities? (Graphic: Clarion Project) The Clarion Project has found that U.S. universities and colleges failed to report almost $1 billion in foreign funding between 2013 and 2018, despite the Education Department’s legal requirements. About one-third came from countries known for their influence operations in…

Tufts president says award for pro-Palestinian club on campus ‘should not have happened’
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The president of Tufts University said he disapproved of an award given by the Boston-area school to a pro-Palestinian group that  supports the Israel boycott movement. In a statement Thursday, Anthony Monaco said he would be “reviewing the awards process” and that no university leadership had been involved in the decision to recognize Students for…

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