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February 28, 2015 8:56 pm

Campus Anti-Israel Divestment Resolutions Gaining Traction

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An anti-Israel demonstration at Manhattan's Columbus Circle. Photo: Ben Cohen.

The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students wore keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while another sat draped in the Israeli flag.

It was time for a ritual that has become increasingly commonplace on many American college campuses: A student government body, in this case at the University of California, Davis, would take up Israeli policy toward the Palestinians, and decide whether to demand their school divest from companies that work with the Jewish state.

Read full story at the Associated Press.

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