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Posts Tagged: Brooklyn College BDS

November 30, 2014 2:44 pm

Jewish Students Have the Right to Feel Safe on Campus - 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

Brooklyn College Apologizes for Ejection of Jewish Students at Anti-Israel Event - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...