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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.

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March 22, 2019 5:02 pm
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University of Cape Town to Hold Final Vote on Academic Boycott of Israel Later This Month

The University of Cape Town, the top-ranking academic institution in Africa, is set to consider enforcing an academic boycott against Israel later this month. The UCT...

March 21, 2019 4:56 pm
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17 UC Berkeley Professors Warn ‘Discriminatory’ BDS Campaign Poses ‘Clear and Direct Threat to Academic Freedom’

Seventeen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, warned on Tuesday against the threat posed by the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign to...

March 20, 2019 6:23 pm
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‘It’s Coming From the Far-Left, Far-Right,’ President of French Jewish Student Union Says After 89% of Peers Report Antisemitism

The president of the Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF) called for comprehensive action to tackle antisemitism, after a new poll showed that nearly...

March 19, 2019 5:04 pm
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Swarthmore College President Responds to Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution

The president of Swarthmore College responded last week to a resolution calling on the Pennsylvania school to divest from companies over their ties to Israel. The measure...

March 19, 2019 4:36 pm
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Flyers Targeting LA Schools Equate Jewish Star With Swastika, Condemn ‘Jewish Zionist Militia’ in ‘Land of Palestine’

Several flyers containing antisemitic messages were found near at least three schools and a shopping mall in Los Angeles on Monday. "What is the difference between Crackheads...

March 18, 2019 5:26 pm
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Zionist Student Group Accuses UC Berkeley Middle East Center of Anti-Israel ‘Indoctrination’

A Zionist student group has accused the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at the University of California, Berkeley, of displaying bias against Israel, raising...

March 12, 2019 4:54 pm
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Student Leaders at University of Leeds Fail to Pass Antisemitism Resolution, Triggering Campus-Wide Referendum, Outcry From Jewish Community

The Union of Jewish Students (UJS) has criticized student leaders at the University of Leeds, England, for failing on Monday night to pass a resolution on...

March 11, 2019 6:18 pm
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Columbia Student Leaders Vote Down BDS Referendum, Drawing Applause From Jewish, Zionist Campus Groups

Student leaders at Columbia University on Sunday rejected a controversial effort to divest from eight companies over their ties to Israel, following concerns raised by Jewish...

March 8, 2019 5:51 pm
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Columbia Students to Consider Divestment Referendum Targeting Israel This Weekend

Columbia University student leaders will consider on Sunday a proposal to hold a campus-wide referendum on divestment from Israel. The ballot initiative is being brought forward to...

March 8, 2019 5:00 pm
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Wake Forest Jewish Students Protest Exclusion From Campus Antisemitism Panel, Decry ‘Antisemitic Messages’ Promoted During ‘Palestine Solidarity Week’

Jewish and Zionist student leaders at Wake Forest University in North Carolina have accused the organizers of a week-long Palestinian solidarity campaign of silencing their...

March 7, 2019 8:59 pm
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Swarthmore College Students Endorse BDS Following Campaign Calling for Palestinian State ‘From the River to the Sea’

Student leaders in Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania voted to endorse a controversial boycott campaign targeting Israel on Sunday, after initially rejecting it three weeks ago. In a...

March 6, 2019 7:45 pm
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University of Toronto Graduate Union Vote for Permanent BDS Committee Facing Appeals, Objections From Jewish Community

A vote by the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (UTGSU) last week to ratify its Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Committee as a permanent body...

March 3, 2019 1:14 pm
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York University Investigates ‘Jews Run This Uni’ Tweet, Though Concerns Over ‘Violent’ Campus Mural Erasing Israel Remain

York University in Toronto is investigating an antisemitic tweet shared by an individual who may be a student at the school, a prominent Jewish advocacy group said,...

March 1, 2019 4:54 pm
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Cornell University President Shares ‘Strong Opposition to BDS’ for ‘Unfairly’ Singling Out Israel, Questioning Jewish State’s Right to Exist

The head of Cornell University in New York has responded to demands by anti-Zionist student activists that she embrace the Palestinian-led boycott of Israel, saying...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

Brexit Up in the Air as May Faces Possible Plot, Parliament Tries to Grab C...

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a...

Israel

Heads of State: Honduras to Open Diplomatic Mission in Jerusalem, Romania t...

The prime minister of Romania announced on Sunday that her country will move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, while the...

Middle East

Islamic State ‘Caliphate’ Defeated, Yet Threat Persists

US-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate," but the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells...

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