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Posts Tagged: Brooklyn College BDS

November 30, 2014 2:44 pm
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Jewish Students Have the Right to Feel Safe on Campus

JNS.org - It all started when I took out some anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) information sheets at a Brooklyn College-sponsored event last year that...

March 10, 2014 12:55 pm
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Brooklyn College Apologizes for Ejection of Jewish Students at Anti-Israel Event

JNS.org - The Louis D. Brandeis Center (LDB) for Human Rights Under Law said it "welcomes" an apology by Brooklyn College President Karen Gould...

December 4, 2013 3:05 pm
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There They Go Again

Last year, Brooklyn College's political science department voted to officially affiliate itself with a talk by two advocates of boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel....

April 16, 2013 10:55 am
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Brooklyn College Criticizes Itself Over Anti-Israel Event

This past February, in the final act of Brooklyn College's BDS fiasco, four Jewish students were kicked out of the talk. (Brooklyn's Political Science Department...

April 14, 2013 4:17 pm
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Investigation: Jewish Students Were Unjustly Evicted from Brooklyn College BDS Event

After a two month investigation into the circumstances surrounding the expulsion of four Jewish students from a BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) event aimed at...

March 19, 2013 3:06 pm
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Simon Wiesenthal Center Report: BDS “a Thinly-Veiled, Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitic ‘Poison Pill'”

A new report issued by the Simon Wiesanthal Center has labelled the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement against Israel "a thinly-veiled, anti-Israel and anti-Semitic...

February 15, 2013 12:44 am
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How Brooklyn College Legitimized BDS

The controversy over a "panel discussion" at Brooklyn College has little to do with free speech, and everything to do with politicization of...

February 13, 2013 12:56 am
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Free Speech a Principle, Not an Instrument

One of the biggest challenges facing modern democracies is how to deal with anti-democratic movements that use the institutions of civil society to advance their...

February 12, 2013 6:29 pm
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EXCLUSIVE: Audio Reveals Brooklyn College Misled Public on Eviction of Jewish Students From BDS Event (AUDIO)

An audio recording obtained exclusively by The Algemeiner appears to indicate that Brooklyn College representatives misled the public in their account of events that took...

February 8, 2013 2:15 am
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BDS and the Jewish Studies Trap

The recent boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) event at Brooklyn College featuring professional...

February 7, 2013 3:46 am
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Mayor Bloomberg Says BDS Apostles Should Speak at Brooklyn College

Times of Israel - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday spoke up for academic freedom amid controversy over an event at a public college,...

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...

February 1, 2013 1:28 pm
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NYC Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson Blasts Brooklyn College for Anti Israel BDS Event

New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson ripped Brooklyn College Thursday for its plan to hold a BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) event against...

January 30, 2013 2:49 pm
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Dershowitz Challenges Brooklyn College to Invite Him to Speak at BDS Event

The controversy surrounding the political science department at Brooklyn College, which is co-sponsoring a BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) against Israel event on campus along...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Sens. Rob Portman...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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