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Students Supporting Israel: A group for pro-students by pro-Israel students

After Israeli and Armenian flags were torn down and other items were thrown to the ground by anti-Israel protesters at an event in May at the University of California, Los Angeles, the school’s Students Supporting Israel (SSI) chapter gave a list of demands to the UCLA administration to protect the pro-Israel community. SSI at UCLA is on the front lines fighting…

What Happened to Our Universities?

As extensively documented, our universities have been swept up into a new cultural movement, the so-called “social justice” movement. “Social justice” ideology is based on the Marxist vision that the world is divided into oppressor classes and oppressed classes. Unlike classical Marxism that divides the world into a bourgeois oppressor class and a proletarian oppressed class — that…

University of Michigan students who support divestment: ‘We are not BDS’

The Michigan Union on the University of Michigan Campus. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Recently, an associate professor in the American Culture department at the University of Michigan drew headlines over his decision to deny a student a letter of recommendation for a semester-long study-abroad program at Tel Aviv University. But this incident was not an isolated event; it…

UM disciplines prof over Israel letter controversy

The University of Michigan is disciplining the professor who sparked a global controversy after he refused to recommend a student for study in Israel because of his support for Palestinians, according to a letter obtained by The Detroit News. John Cheney-Lippold, a tenured American and digital studies associate professor, will not get a merit raise during the 2018-19…

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