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Posts Tagged: academic freedom

June 16, 2017 9:53 am
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Bennett’s Academic Code: Right Sentiment, Wrong Strategy

"Had such professional misconduct occurred in the natural or physical sciences there would have doubtless been serious consequences: e.g. the collapse of a bridge following...

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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...

Israel

Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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