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Brooklyn College Athletes Draw Ire For Kneeling During Israel’s National Anthem
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Student athletes at Brooklyn College are facing criticism after kneeling during the singing of Hatikvah, Israel’s national anthem, before a volleyball match against Jewish students of Yeshiva University. At a men’s volleyball competition that took place during the weekend, two players from Brooklyn College can be seen on video taking a knee as Hatikvah plays. The kneeling Brooklyn…

Hateful Anti-Zionism at Duke University Press
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Perkins Library at Duke University in Durham, NC. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Duke University Press has a long history of promoting antisemitic views masquerading as academic scholarship. Their authors have compared Israelis to Nazis, and have updated antisemitic blood libels by alleging that Israel specifically targets Palestinian children to maim them and then profits from their incurred disabilities. As I previously wrote in 2018,…

Berlin’s commissioner to fight antisemitism slams university for BDS event
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THE FACULTY OF LAW building at Berlin’s Humboldt University. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) The city-state of Berlin’s commissioner to combat antisemitism, Lorenz Korgel, on Monday criticized Humboldt University for holding an event with an alleged academic antisemite who promotes the BDS campaign targeting Israel. “If anti-Israeli boycott and delegitimization campaigns are directly supported, the line regarding Israel-related…

Here’s how Hillel’s new CEO says they’re fighting anti-Semitism on campus
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Jewish parents have long expressed concerns over anti-Semitism on college campuses – concerns that have recently intensified in tandem with the rise in violent anti-Semitic incidents nationwide. That’s why the Forward asked Adam Lehman, the new CEO of the Jewish campus organization Hillel International, for an interview centered around anti-Semitism. The Forward questioned Lehman about how…

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