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Posts Tagged: academic freedom

March 31, 2017 6:03 pm
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Daughter of Famed Civil Rights Leader Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel: Anti-Israel Climate On Campus Reminiscent of Fight for Racial Equality

The professor daughter of a famed Jewish leader of the Civil Rights Movement told The Algemeiner on Friday that the current anti-Israel climate on college campuses...

October 6, 2016 2:00 pm
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Mideast Scholars: Anti-Israel Professors in US Ignoring Violent Suppression of Academic Freedom on Palestinian Campuses

Academic freedom on campuses in Palestinian Authority (PA) controlled areas is suppressed by a surrounding societal culture of intimidation and violence -- something that anti-Israel professors in...

April 6, 2014 11:25 pm
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Vassar College Alums Strike Back at Anti-Israel Movement on Campus

Alumni of Vassar College, an elite, liberal arts school in Poughkeepsie, New York, struck back against the rising anti-Israel tide on campus, protesting in a widely-read...

February 22, 2013 10:32 am
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Lessons from Brooklyn College BDS, Barghouti, and Butler

Reader and correspondent David Lurie has directed me to some not well-publicized revelations about the Brooklyn College BDS event. To begin, the campus BDS chapter...

February 15, 2013 12:53 am
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Smart University Giving

With a flurry of good will and generosity, the Helen Diller Family Fund gave $5 million for Jewish studies in 1999 to the University...

February 8, 2013 4:15 pm
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Efforts to Shut Down Dissent at Anti-Israel Brooklyn College Event Reported

Despite protests and opposition to the Political Science Department at Brooklyn College co-sponsoring a BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) event aimed at Israel on Thursday,...

February 1, 2013 3:35 pm
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Does Brooklyn College Pass the “Shoe on the Other Foot” Test?

The decision by the Brooklyn College political science department to endorse the BDS movement—which includes the boycotting of Jewish-Israeli academics—has been "justified" on freedom of...

January 30, 2013 2:12 pm
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Brooklyn College Political Science Department Denies Equal Free Speech and Academic Freedom to Pro-Israel Students and Faculty

The international campaign to delegitimate Israel by subjecting the Jewish state—and the Jewish State alone—to boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) has now come to the most...

February 27, 2012 11:54 am
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Harvard’s Anti-Israel Hate Fest Demands Scrutiny

What would Harvard do if a group of right wing students and faculty decided to convene a conference on the topic, "Are the Palestinians...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

Jewish Leaders Alarmed as Marine Le Pen Advances in French Presidential Election

JNS.org - Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine...

World

Trump Pledges to ‘Confront Antisemitism’ in Holocaust Commemora...

President Donald Trump made a solemn pledge to "confront antisemitism" during a speech he gave on Wednesday commemorating the Holocaust. Speaking to...

Israel

European Governments Funding NGOs Linked to Bloodthirsty Terror Group PFLP,...

European governments are funding Palestinian civic organizations with clear ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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