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Posts Tagged: John Cheney-Lippold

November 7, 2018 8:55 am
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Recommendation Letter Flap Illustrates Increasingly Hostile Campus Climate for Israel’s Supporters

After he criticized Hamas in a 2014 Facebook post, Connecticut College professor Andrew Pessin was forced to take a sabbatical due to threats and faculty ostracism. On...

October 16, 2018 8:45 am
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The University of Michigan Has a Big Problem

News from Michigan tends to reach me here in Israel given my personal and professional ties to the state. Having taught at Queens College CUNY...

October 11, 2018 5:02 pm
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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 10, 2018 10:15 am
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Michigan Professor Faces Disciplinary Action for Denying Student Letter of Recommendation to Study In Israel

JNS.org - A University of Michigan professor, citing support for the BDS movement in denying a student’s request for a letter of recommendation for a semester-long study abroad...

October 9, 2018 5:38 pm
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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...

September 27, 2018 6:02 pm
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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 23, 2018 9:07 am
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Study Abroad in Turkey, Anyone?

JNS.org - Earlier this month, the Turkish NBA star Enes Kanter published a moving article in Time magazine about how President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s mushrooming...

September 21, 2018 1:09 pm
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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...

September 17, 2018 7:22 pm
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University of Michigan ‘Disappointed’ After Professor Refuses to Write Recommendation Letter for Student Studying Abroad in Israel

The University of Michigan (U-M) said it was disappointed after a professor refused to write a letter of recommendation for a student who sought to study...

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...

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,...

Middle East

Sources: Royal Adviser Fired Over Khashoggi Murder Absent From Saudi Trial

A Saudi royal adviser fired over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is not among the 11 suspects on trial at secretive hearings in Riyadh despite Saudi pledges to bring...

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