"Rutgers deplores hatred and bigotry in all forms. We have not, nor would we ever, apologize for standing against anti-Semitism," Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway posted sometime Saturday in response to the backlash....
"In hindsight, it is clear to us that the message failed to communicate support for our Palestinian community members. We sincerely apologize for the hurt that this message has caused," Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy wrote a day after condemning the rise of anti-Semitism in America....
NY Times Editor: "This artwork is not meant to represent any historical boundaries and it is not meant to serve as a literal, factual map -- our data graphics department would handle such maps. This was an illustration conveying a sense of shrinking space for...
“You can take action today by protesting, attending a vigil, making a public commitment to Palestinian Liberation, signing a petition, or calling your government officials to place sanctions on Isreal (sic)”...
Back in November 2020, we covered the case of Valentina Azarova, a Germany-based “human rights scholar” who was denied the directorship of the University of Toronto School of Law International Human Rights Program (IHRP). Outraged, her supporters complained that a Jewish alumnus and donor—a sitting Tax Court judge ill-disposed to Azarova's work on "Israel's occupation of Palestine"—prevented her hire via behind-the-scenes pressure. Now, an independent investigation has disproven this claim, but Azarova's advocates are sticking to—and relentlessly spreading—their original, false narrative.
This week I sat down with Kasim Hafeez of the Christians United for Israel (CUFI). The half-hour conversation revolved around Israel-India bilateral relations, anti-Israel activism, and "Indians For Israel," a pro-Israel initiative founded in 2013.
"demands include cutting ties with the NYPD and pushing an anti-Semitic message and agenda through BDS measures"...
As the spring 2021 college semester unfolds, universities around the country have organized events to commemorate Black History Month (rightly so). But at Northeastern University, a new "intersectional" student group took the opportunity to host radical anti-Israel activist Angela Davis, known for her frequent calls for the destruction of the Jewish state.
"defeated in committee before they could reach the senate floor"...
New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang has vowed to fight the antisemitic boycott movement if he becomes the city's next mayor. In a column penned for the left-leaning Jewish magazine Forward, Yang likened the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to Nazi boycotts of Jewish businesses.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recognized the anti-Israel boycott campaign, or the BDS Movement, as antisemitic.
The State Department "will regard the global anti-Israel BDS campaign as anti-Semitic," Secretary Pompeo said during a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
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