SPME in the Media

The Gaza War… on North American Campuses

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/01/12/gaza The military conflict that’s likely to spark campus protests in the coming weeks doesn’t involve U.S. forces in Iraq or Afghanistan. Rather, Israeli attacks on Hamas forces in Gaza have stirred sleeping campuses, and rallies and petition drives may…

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ZOA: New UC President Needs to Stop Anti-Seimitsm at UCI

http://octaskforce.wordpress.com/2008/09/04/zoa-new-uc-president-needs-to-stop-anti-seimitsm-at-uci/ The ZOA mentions the Task Force in its critique of UCI. The new UC President’s reply will be posted as well, when it’s published. Download the letter: ZOA Letter to UC President ZOA CALLS ON UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESIDENT…

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Peace Group Supports Gaza Fulbrights

http://www.jta.org/cgi-bin/iowa/breaking/109759.html A group that counters anti-Israel academic boycotts weighed in on a controversy over Gazan students seeking to study in the United States. “Scholars for Peace in the Middle East reaffirms its dedication to the principles that all students have…

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Benjamin Weinthal: Germany Admits Financing Larijani Forum

http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull&cid=1214726217689 The German government has admitted it was deeply involved in funding last month’s conference here on the Middle East, and reports indicate it suggested inviting former Iranian deputy foreign minister Muhammad Javad Ardashir Larijani to speak at the gathering,…

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Thousands of Academics Oppose UK’s Israel Boycott

http://www.ejpress.org/article/news/18808 Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz: “Should the UCU go forward with a boycott of Israeli academics and institutions, the end result will be a self-inflicted wound on British academia.” LONDON (EJP)—Thousands of academics from around the world have condemned…

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