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Shiri Moshe is the senior campus correspondent for The Algemeiner. She formerly worked as an associate editor at The Tower. She holds a BA degree in English and International Studies from Nova Southeastern University. Follow Shiri on Twitter @shirimoshe.

ARTICLES BY: Shiri Moshe

October 19, 2018 5:03 pm

Two Academic Groups Urge University of Michigan to Reconsider Sanctions Against Professors Who Won’t Recommend Students for Israel Study

Two leading academic groups called on the University of Michigan to withhold from sanctioning instructors who refused to write letters of recommendation for students who sought...

October 18, 2018 5:02 pm

UK City Council Adopts Internationally-Recognized Antisemitism Definition

The city council of Brighton and Hove in England passed a resolution on Thursday adopting an internationally-recognized definition of antisemitism, drawing praise from leaders of the local...

October 15, 2018 5:25 pm

Session at Immigrant Youth Group Conference Equates Israel With Nazi Germany, Says It’s ‘for White Jews Only’

A pro-Israel group on Thursday denounced an "antisemitic" session recently hosted by an immigrant youth organization, which compared Israel with Nazi Germany and equated the...

October 12, 2018 4:53 pm

Swarthmore College SJP Launches Anti-Israel Divestment Campaign, Drawing Opposition From Zionist Students

Students at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania launched a boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign targeting Israel earlier this week, drawing concern from Zionist peers. Speaking on campus...

October 11, 2018 5:02 pm

Jewish Students, Groups Applaud University of Michigan for ‘Strong’ Response to Faculty Who Refused to Give Recommendations for Israel Study

The University of Michigan is being applauded by Jewish students and advocacy groups, after it announced "serious consequences" for instructors who withhold letters of recommendation due to...

October 9, 2018 5:38 pm

University of Michigan Faces Criticism From Jewish Groups and Israeli Minister After 2 Students Denied Recommendations by Anti-Israel Instructors, Netanyahu Compared to Hitler

The University of Michigan has faced a flurry of criticism from American Jewish groups and an Israeli cabinet minister, after two students were denied letters of...

October 5, 2018 4:26 pm

At Protest, Students Say Columbia University Fails to Protect Zionists From Harassment

A student group at Columbia University protested on Thursday against what it described as the administration's tolerance of harassment directed at Zionists. Some 50 members of Students Supporting...

October 5, 2018 1:48 pm

University of Michigan Student: I Was Forced to Attend ‘Antisemitic Lecture’ Comparing Netanyahu to Hitler

An undergraduate at the University of Michigan said she "was forced to sit through an overtly antisemitic lecture" on Thursday, which compared Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

October 4, 2018 4:52 pm

‘Heil Hitler’, Nazi Flag Found at Appalachian State University Days Before Holocaust Survivor’s Visit

A swastika and graffiti praising the Holocaust were discovered this week at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, shortly before a survivor of the Nazi genocide...

October 3, 2018 6:27 pm

Protest Planned at Columbia University as ‘Pro-Israel Students Harassed, Systematically Silenced on Campus’

Students at Columbia University in New York and their allies are planning to protest the administration's response to what they describe as a culture of...

September 28, 2018 12:39 pm

European Parliament Committee Votes to Withhold €15 Million to Palestinian Authority Over ‘Hate Speech’ in Textbooks

The European Parliament Budgetary Committee on Tuesday approved a bill to withhold some payments to the Palestinian Authority until it commits to reforming its school curriculum,...

September 27, 2018 6:02 pm

Amid Anti-Israel Controversy, U. Michigan Faculty Urge Professors to Place Student ‘Merit’ Over Politics, but Concerns Persist

An executive faculty body at the University of Michigan on Monday urged professors to base their letters of recommendations on "student’s merit," after a professor refused to write one...

September 26, 2018 5:07 pm

Report: Palestinian Textbooks Claim Entirety of Israel as Arab Land, Call Jews ‘Sinful and Liars’

Palestinian Authority textbooks encourage children to view the entirety of Israel as Arab territory, and teach them to seek the land's liberation even at the cost...

September 21, 2018 1:09 pm

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemitic’ Refusal to Recommend Student for Study in Tel Aviv

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help a student who plans to study Israel...


American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...


The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...


Two Academic Groups Urge University of Michigan to Reconsider Sanctions Aga...

Two leading academic groups called on the University of Michigan to withhold from sanctioning instructors who refused to write letters of...


Israel Says to Negotiate Border Land Lease Extension With Jordan

Israel will negotiate with Jordan an extension of a 25-year Israeli lease of border land under a 1994 peace treaty, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. Netanyahu, in public remarks,...

Middle East

Trump a Reluctant Critic of Saudi Arabia Despite Pressure to Act

Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, US President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying "hopefully that will sort itself out." It did not, and on Oct....