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Andrew Pessin is Professor of Philosophy at Connecticut College, and author of several books of philosophy for the general reader as well as two novels. For more information, visit www.andrewpessin.com.

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April 14, 2016 7:29 pm
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U of Chicago Reaffirms Political Neutrality, Repudiates BDS in Response to Student Government Resolution

The University of Chicago (UC) released a statement Thursday repudiating divestment and academic boycotts against Israel on the basis of its official political neutrality. The...

April 14, 2016 7:26 pm
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U Mass Amherst Faculty Offer Last-Ditch Opposition to BDS Before Conclusion of Grad School Union Vote

A half-dozen faculty members at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst (UMass) published a letter in the student newspaper Thursday criticizing a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)...

April 13, 2016 3:37 pm
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‘Vote Was About Denying Israel’s Right to Exist,’ Opponents Say After BDS Passes at U of Chicago

The student government at the University of Chicago (UC) passed a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution against Israel Tuesday, The Algemeiner has learned, with...

April 13, 2016 2:07 pm
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BDS Movement Sees Second Defeat in Five Weeks at U of Minnesota

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel suffered its second defeat in five weeks at the University of Minnesota (UMN) Tuesday, The Algemeiner has learned. After...

April 13, 2016 7:52 am
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Opponents Mobilize as BDS Votes Loom at New York City Graduate Schools

Anti-BDS activists are preparing for student government votes in the coming days on Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolutions against Israel at both the City...

April 13, 2016 7:44 am
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U of Michigan-Dearborn Faculty Senate Votes Down 2 Anti-Israel Resolutions

The Faculty Senate at the University of Michigan-Dearborn voted down two anti-Israel resolutions at its Tuesday meeting, The Algemeiner has learned. Its chair, Professor Tim Kiska,...

April 12, 2016 3:35 pm
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Dershowitz: BDS ‘Regressive, Repressive, Anti-Peace’

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement threatens the future of Israel and the United States, Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz warned on Sunday,...

April 12, 2016 11:08 am
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Major International Anti-BDS Conference Concludes in Los Angeles

An international coalition representing more than 50 Jewish and pro-Israel advocacy groups came together in Los Angeles this weekend to strategize about the growing Boycott,...

April 11, 2016 6:35 am
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Jewish Groups Outraged Over ‘Anti-Israel’ Makeup of York U ‘Inclusion’ Committee

Canadian Jewish groups have expressed offense at the recently announced composition of an advisory committee on “inclusion” at York University, The Algemeiner has learned. At issue...

April 10, 2016 7:44 am
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Anti-Jewish-State Protests Follow New Israeli Ambassador’s Meeting With Director of London University

Anti-Israel graffiti appeared on the campus of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) following protests, Thursday, against the meeting of Mark Regev, Israel’s new...

April 8, 2016 3:32 pm
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San Francisco State U to Launch Investigation After Jewish Groups Denounce Shout-Down of Jerusalem Mayor’s Speech

The president of San Francisco State University (SFSU) announced on Thursday that the university would launch a “full investigation” into the disruption by anti-Israel protesters...

April 8, 2016 8:01 am
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Controversy Erupts at Stanford Over Student Claim That Issue of ‘Jews Controlling Media, Economy’ Is ‘Valid Debate’

A Stanford University student government debate on Tuesday over a resolution against antisemitism generated controversy after a participant made a statement many deemed antisemitic. According to the...

April 7, 2016 10:47 pm
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Ties With Italian Universities ‘Stronger Than Ever’ Says President of Israeli University Following Boycott Calls

The president of Israel’s leading institution of science and technology responded today to recent calls by Italian students and professors for a boycott of the...

April 7, 2016 12:26 pm
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Controversial Israeli NGO at Columbia/Barnard Hillel: IDF Soldiers Steal From, Abuse Palestinian Civilians (AUDIO)

A representative from the Israeli “whistleblowing” group Breaking the Silence (BtS) leveled significant charges against the Jewish state and its military in an event last week at...

Culture

Jewish Ex-MLB Outfielder Recalls Facing Antisemitism, Fan Giving Nazi Salute

Former professional baseball player Shawn Green revealed in an interview that he faced...

Former MLB All-Star to Coach Team Israel for 2023 World Baseball Classic

Ian Kinsler, a former Major League Baseball player and current advisor for the...

Israel’s Under-19 Men’s Soccer Team Beats France to Reach First European Final

JNS.org - Israel’s under-19 national soccer team reached the final of the UEFA...

World

Several Killed, Wounded in Copenhagen Mall Shooting

Several people were killed in a shooting at a shopping centre in Copenhagen on Sunday, Danish police said, adding they had arrested a 22-year-old Danish man and could not rule...

Israel

Israel Says It Will Test Bullet That Killed Al Jazeera Reporter

Israel said on Sunday it would test a bullet that killed a Palestinian-American journalist to determine whether one of its soldiers shot her and said a US observer would be present. The...

Middle East

Israel Reaches Record Trade Increase With Arab States Under Abraham Accords

i24 News – Trade between Israel and the United Arab Emirates reached $201.4 million in May 2022, a 130 percent increase compared to May 2021, Abraham Accords Peace Institute announced. According...

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