Campus News & Climate

German State Parliament Bands BDS While Anti-Israel Bank Defies Resolution

The parliament of Germany’s most populous state North Rhine-Westphalia slammed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign targeting the Jewish state as antisemitic, barring the parliament and other public facilities from hosting and supporting BDS groups. The resolution, which garnered the support…

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Students Debate the Ethics of Sabra Hummus

On September 5th, AJ Naddaff ‘18 posted a petition, now with 169 signatures, in the Davidson 2018-2019 Facebook group asking the college to replace Sabra food products in Union. The comments section of the post quickly became politically charged, in…

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Do Zionists Have Civil Rights?

When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump famously declared his intention to be a “neutral” arbiter of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian territories and put the onus for resolving the conflict on Jerusalem, few observers could have predicted that Trump would run…

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Tufts University stands by new ‘Colonizing Palestine’ course

Despite pushback from students and several Jewish organizations, Tufts University is standing by a controversial new course it plans to offer this fall titled “Colonizing Palestine.” “As we have stated previously, Tufts is committed to the free exchange of ideas and…

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