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Posts Tagged: SSI

July 20, 2017 12:51 pm

‘Anti-Normalization’ Said to Be Emerging as Top Challenge for Pro-Israel Students on US College Campuses

"Anti-normalization," the newest buzzword surrounding university politics, may usurp the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement as the leading challenge facing pro-Israel students, Jewish campus leaders told The Algemeiner this...

May 21, 2017 5:04 pm

City College of New York President Apologizes to Top Israeli Diplomat, Launches Investigation Into Shout-Down at Lecture

The interim president of the City College of New York (CCNY) has apologized to a top Israeli diplomat and announced the establishment of a committee to investigate a...

May 17, 2017 1:02 pm

Resolution Condemning Antisemitism Vetoed by Chapman University’s Jewish Student Government President, Who Cites Procedural Grounds

The president of Chapman University's student government has vetoed a resolution condemning antisemitism that was passed earlier this month. Mitchell Rosenberg announced on Monday that his decision...

May 15, 2017 2:42 pm

Jewish Student Leader Demands City College of New York Administration Take Action Against SJP After Disruption of Event With Top Israeli Diplomat

A Jewish student leader at the City College of New York (CCNY) has called on school administrators to take disciplinary action against anti-Israel protesters after an...

May 11, 2017 1:53 pm

After Effort by New Pro-Israel Group on Campus, Chapman University Student Government Passes Resolution Condemning Antisemitism

A pro-Israel student group in its infancy has succeeded in getting a resolution condemning antisemitism passed at its university. The Students Supporting Israel (SSI) chapter at Orange...

May 11, 2017 10:43 am

BDS Suffers Another Defeat at University of California-Santa Barbara; Divestment Resolution Gets Zero Votes in Favor

Zero votes were cast in favor of a boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) resolution at the University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB) early Thursday morning following a...

May 3, 2017 4:07 pm

‘Mock Checkpoint’ Stunt on Israel’s Memorial Day Condemned by Columbia University Zionist Student Groups

Columbia University's Zionist student groups have condemned a "mock checkpoint" stunt organized by a campus anti-Israel group on Monday, the Jewish state's Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron). Rudy...

April 5, 2017 8:04 am

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 30, 2017 1:31 pm

Student Union at Ryerson University Adopts Official Definition of Antisemitism, Following ‘Months of Lobbying’ by Pro-Israel Campus Groups

Jewish students at Toronto's Ryerson University told The Algemeiner Wednesday that intense and long-standing lobbying to have their peers adopt an official definition of antisemitism finally paid...

March 26, 2017 6:44 am

Ryerson Pro-Israel Student Organization Pulls Sponsorship From Controversial Conservative Event After Harassment by Jewish Community, Group Executive Says

A pro-Israel student organization at Canada's Ryerson University pulled co-sponsorship from a controversial event this week, after being harassed by the Jewish community for participating, a group executive told...

December 2, 2016 5:56 am

‘Blatant Antisemitism’ Behind Boycott by Anti-Israel Campus Groups of Vote on Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U, Jewish Students Say

A staged walkout on Tuesday during a session to discuss instituting "Holocaust Education Week" at Ryerson University in Toronto was an act of blatant antisemitism and “one...

May 27, 2016 4:23 am

Student Protesters at UC Irvine Justify Violent Actions at Pro-Israel Campus Event Where They Shouted ‘All White People Need to Die’

Members of two prominent student groups who took part in a violent protest against a pro-Israel event at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) are...

May 20, 2016 12:57 pm

Student Group Calls for End to Intimidation, Harassment of Jewish, Zionist Students Following Violent Anti-Israel Protest at UC Irvine (VIDEO)

Jewish and pro-Israel students across college campuses cannot be allowed “to be intimidated or harassed when they exercise their rights to assemble for student programming,”...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...