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Posts Tagged: iaw

April 25, 2017 1:09 pm
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Wearing My Star of David Necklace With Pride on Campus

Every morning, when I clasp my Star of David necklace, I wear it proudly, for it is a symbol of my people’s persistence. Nonetheless -- with...

April 24, 2017 5:01 pm
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Claiming Calls for Israel’s Destruction Are ‘Not Inherently Antisemitic,’ UK Jewish Student Defends Push for NUS to Excise Anti-Zionism From Antisemitism Definition

A British Jewish university student is defending her choice to lead a charge to excise anti-Zionism from the National Union of Students' (NUS) definition of antisemitism, claiming in an interview with The...

April 24, 2017 12:54 am
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Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Hosts Camel, Kangaroo on Campus for Israel Festival

A Georgia university hosted a camel and kangaroo on campus last week as part of a program celebrating Israeli culture, with organizers telling The Algemeiner on Friday that...

April 21, 2017 3:19 pm
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Tensions Flare as SOAS Students Promise Protest of Israeli Envoy Mark Regev’s Upcoming Talk on London Campus

As London students prepare to protest an upcoming on-campus talk by Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev, the event's moderator told The Algemeiner on Thursday...

April 20, 2017 5:05 pm
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Israel’s Dublin Embassy ‘Concerned’ by ‘Disturbing Trend’ of Anti-Israel Initiatives in City, After Local University Announced as Location for Upcoming Pro-BDS Academic Conference

The Israeli Embassy in Dublin is “concerned” by a "disturbing trend" of local initiatives targeting the Jewish state, a spokesperson told The Algemeiner on Thursday, after...

April 14, 2017 1:02 pm
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With Jews Away for Passover Holiday, US Campuses See Flurry of Activities Targeting Jewish State

Amid a slew of anti-Israel activities taking place at universities across the US during the Passover holiday this week, a leading campus activist told The Algemeiner...

April 13, 2017 5:43 pm
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Harvard Israeli Apartheid Week Kicks Off With Mock ‘Detention Notices’ Citing Supposed Injustices Committed by Jewish State

Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) at Harvard University kicked off on Monday with mock detention notices posted at a dormitory that cited the purported unjust detentions of “Palestinians...

April 5, 2017 8:04 am
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Muslim Bedouin IDF Veteran: Wrong, Embarrassing for Jews to Spread Lies About Israel

An Arab IDF veteran who participated in a pro-Israel event at Columbia University last month told The Algemeiner on Tuesday why he lashed out at...

March 26, 2017 6:02 am
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UK Expert: Universities Must Be ‘Firm, Explicit’ in Condemning Antisemitism When Tackling Anti-Israel Activity on Campus

The head of a UK enforcement and education charity told The Algemeiner on Friday that universities must be firm and explicit about condemning antisemitism when confronted with anti-Israel activity on campus. Gideon...

March 24, 2017 7:25 am
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De Anza College Student Government Passes BDS Resolution in Effort to Keep School ‘Neutral’ on Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

The student government at a Cupertino, California college passed a resolution last week demanding the school divest from companies profiting from Israel's "human rights violations,"...

March 8, 2017 4:02 pm
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Leading Israel Advocates Praise British Students for ‘Major Victories’ in Defending Jewish State on Campus During ‘Apartheid Week’

Leading Israel advocates praised British students for winning "major victories" in their defense of the Jewish state on their campuses during this year's annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW). Aviva...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Iran Pressures Europe to Speed Up Plans to Save Nuclear Deal

Major powers and Iran agreed on Friday to move quickly to offset the US pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington's renewed sanctions, with Tehran pressuring Europe to come up with a...

Israel

Amid Rising Tensions With Turkey, Israeli Politicians Push for Recognition ...

Amid rising tensions with Turkey this week, Israeli leaders have increased calls for the Jewish state to formally recognize the...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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