At Cornell’s annual Israel Day, a celebration of Israel on its independence day, a group of about 30 SJP students gathered to protest the event for about half an hour. According to those present at the event, the protesters marched down Ho Plaza in four columns and then held a die-in on the patch of grass in front of Anabel Taylor Hall where the celebration was taking place. Most had red tape over their mouths.
Over the past few days, students at Princeton University have been voting in a referendum on whether the school should divest from companies allegedly “complicit in the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and blockade of the Gaza Strip.”
UC Riverside (UCR) is offering a class cited by 20 watchdog and advocacy organizations as meeting the US State Department’s definition of antisemitism.
Reason Magazine's blog defends David Horowitz in the wake of the #notsafeUNC campaign.
David Horowitz will speak at Ohio State University in Hitchcock Hall at 8pm on Wednesday, April 22.
Cornel West, the far-left activist and proponent of the BDS campaign to economically isolate and cripple Israel, has been invited to give the keynote address at UCLA's Center for Jewish Studies' Moral Grandeur & Spiritual Audacity Conference in honor of Abraham Joshua Heschel.
David Horowitz speaks at Boston College on April 15, 2015.
At first, Andrew Pessin, a pro-Israel philosophy professor at Connecticut College, thought the outrageous allegations made against him were just part of “sloppy college journalism.”
After several posters criticizing the pro-Hamas group Students for Justice in Palestine were found at the UCLA campus Thursday morning, the Daily Bruin, UCLA’s campus newspaper, defended the group as victims of “offensive” accusations. The posters had read “Stop SJP because it promotes…” and linked SJP as supporters of Hamas with pictures of Hamas terror victims and the quotes, “Terror Groups that oppress women,” “Terror Groups that kill gays,” and “Terror Groups that persecute Christians.”
On April 13, 2015, The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, a student paper at the University of Massachusetts, published a column titled Deal with Iran is a bad one. The piece was written by a conservative student attending UMass Amherst, and it explains why the recent framework of a deal with Iran is potentially “a dangerous one with disconcerting historic parallels.”
Conservative firebrand David Horowitz reportedly said during a recent speech at the University of North Carolina that members of Muslim students associations have been linked with terrorism, prompting a massive backlash among Muslim students, who say his assertion is not only false but made them feel unsafe.
On Thursday, twenty Jewish and education advocacy groups organized by TheAMCHA Inititative wrote the University of California (UC) Riverside chancellor calling on him to cancel an anti-Semitic course being offered this quarter. The class, titled, “Palestine & Israel: Settler-Colonialism and Apartheid,” is being taught by Tina Matar, an undergraduate student in UC Riverside’s Students for Justice in Palestine chapter.
The world is witnessing a resurgence of global anti-Semitism not seen since the 1930s and the “Final Solution.” In the Middle East, Hitler-admiring regimes like Iran, and Hitler-admiring parties like Hezbollah, Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, are openly planning to finish the job the Nazis started. Even in America, until now the most hospitable place outside of Israel for Jews, the atmosphere is more hostile than at any time in the last 70 years.
Students reported finding several offensive posters on campus early Thursday that describe the group Students for Justice in Palestine as supporting terror groups, less than two months after posters with similar messages were reported across campus.
The posters, found near the De Neve area, read “Stop SJP” and claimed the organization supports groups that oppress women, kill gay individuals and persecute Christians.