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July 20, 2017 12:51 pm
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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‘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
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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 30, 2017 1:31 pm
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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
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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
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‘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
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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
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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,”...

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

EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an Arab demonstrator...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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