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Education Department Probes Middle East Studies Program

The Department of Education accused the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies of inappropriate use of Title VI program funds in a letter scheduled to be published today in the Federal Register. The letter argues that many of the programs run by the consortium, a joint project of Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “have little or…

Report: Anti-Semitic Harassment at U.S. College Campuses Hits Historic Levels

Anti-Semitic harassment on college campuses aimed at pro-Israel students jumped by 70 percent in the past year, the highest levels ever seen, according to a new study showing that the endorsement of anti-Israel causes by students and professors has created an unsafe environment for Jewish students. Harassment of students who expressed pro-Israel ideologies jumped 70…

Israeli Sisters Find Swastikas in Indiana College’s Dorm Room

The University of Indianapolis is investigating after two Jewish sisters from Israel found swastikas drawn inside their dormitory room just after arriving on campus for the fall term. Michal Sasson said she and her twin sister, Shira, were still carrying their suitcases when they discovered two pinkish-red swastikas Monday night on a wall in their…

Despite previous pushback, Tufts University again to offer ‘Colonizing Palestine’ course

A fall view of the Tufts University sign at the intersection of College Avenue and Professors Row, photographed on Nov. 4, 2015. Credit: Alonso Nichols/Tufts University. A course on the docket again this fall at Tufts University is causing controversy even before classes begin. “Colonizing Palestine,” offered by the Race, Colonialism and Diaspora Studies Department…

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