Leaders clash over tougher protections for Jewish college students/ By Marisa Schultz

Leaders clash over tougher protections for Jewish college students/   By Marisa Schultz

Academic and Jewish leaders clashed at the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday over whether tougher laws are needed to protect Jewish students on college campuses.

Opponents cautioned new legislation could impede free speech on college campuses, restrict anti-Israel political debate and could open a Pandora’s Box for other groups seeking their own laws.

http://nypost.com/2017/11/07/leaders-clash-over-tougher-protections-for-jewish-college-students/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

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Anti-Semitic caricature of Alan Dershowitz generates no criticism from UC Berkeley hard left

Anti-Semitic caricature of Alan Dershowitz generates no criticism from UC Berkeley hard left

I was recently invited to present the liberal case for Israel at UC Berkeley. In my remarks, I advocated the establishment of a Palestinian state and a negotiated end of the conflict. I encouraged hostile questions from protesters and answered all of them. The audience responded positively to the dialogue.

http://www.dailycal.org/2017/10/25/anti-semitic-caricature-alan-dershowitz-generates-no-criticism-uc-berkeley-hard-left/

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DC court dismisses case alleging wealthy US Jews support Israeli war crimes

DC court dismisses case alleging wealthy US Jews support Israeli war crimes

Lawsuit filed against Sheldon Adelson, Haim Saban and others thrown out as judge says it's not for the US legal system to resolve.

WASHINGTON — A federal US court on Thursday dismissed a $1 billion case brought against a group of wealthy American Jews, including the billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and media mogul Haim Saban, that accused them of supporting alleged Israeli war crimes against Palestinians.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/dc-court-dismisses-case-alleging-wealthy-us-jews-support-israeli-war-crimes/

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Ramadan Speakers at a New York City “Quds Day Rally” declared, “US number one terrorist!” and “Israel, go to Hell!”

WATCH: New York Muslim Rally Declares US the “#1 Terrorist’

At a rally in Times Square, New York, Muslims marked International Quds Day with vicious attacks on both the US and Israel.

Referring to Jerusalem as Quds, its Arabic name, Quds Day has been celebrated as an annual anti-Israel event on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan since being initiated by Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979.

Together with chants of “US number one terrorist!” and “Israel, go to Hell!”, the rally speakers unloaded an extraordinary number of conspiracy theories about the US and Israel.

Watch as the invited speakers jump from the John F. Kennedy assassination to the origins of ISIS to some revealing thoughts about the two-state solution.

       

https://unitedwithisrael.org/watch-new-york-muslim-rally-declares-us-is-the-1-terrorist/

 

 

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Fliers Call to End “Jewish Privilege” at U. Illinois Comments Permalink Posted by Miriam Elman

Fliers Call to End “Jewish Privilege” at U. Illinois Comments Permalink     Posted by Miriam Elman

Intersectionality or Parody? The end point of trendy progressive campus theory looks like classic antisemitism.

Several weeks ago a series of fliers appeared on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Most of the hateful fliers disparaged American Jews as privileged whites and connected this alleged ‘Jewish privilege’ to social injustice in the U.S. Others drew on classic antisemitic tropes of Holocaust denial and the new form of Jew-hatred in which Israel is compared to Nazi Germany.

In a statement, university administrators condemned the antisemitic fliers that “defame, insult and negatively portray Jewish members of our campus community.” They’re reportedly conducting a full investigation, but as of this writing those responsible for creating and distributing the fliers are still unknown.

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The Careless Anti-Semitism of Morally Incoherent Educators by Richard L. Cravatts

The Careless Anti-Semitism of Morally Incoherent Educators by  Richard L. Cravatts

In February, high school students enrolled in the course, “Principles of Literary Representation,” offered through the Oswego, New York county CiTi/BOCES New Vision program, were taken aback when presented with an assignment in which they were tasked with supporting or opposing the “Final Solution,” in other words, justifying the extermination of Jews.

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Anti-Semitic fliers at UIC up the ante of hate / JUF News on March 17, 2017

Anti-Semitic fliers at UIC up the ante of hate /  JUF News on March 17, 2017

A series of fliers, comparing Zionism to Nazism, blaming Jews for oppression in America, and attacking American Jews for exercising their rights as citizens, were found on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago this week. The source of the messages, which included the phrase "Ending white privilege starts with ending Jewish privilege," remains unknown.

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New York Arab student leader praises murder of Israeli / David Rosenberg

New York Arab student leader praises murder of Israeli / David Rosenberg

Nerdeen Kiswani, president of Students for Justice in Palestine's NYC branch hails deadly terror attack as 'biggest F you' to Israel.

A leader of one of the largest anti-Israel activist networks in the United States publicly praised the murder of four Israeli Jews in a terror attack in Jerusalem, hailing the killings as “the biggest ‘F you’” to Israel.

Nerdeen Kiswani, president of the New York City chapter of the Students for Justice in Palestine took to Facebook to praise the slaughter of four IDF cadets on Sunday by an Arab terrorist from the Jabel Mukaber neighborhood in Jerusalem.

 

 

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'No Jews Allowed' Accompanies Swastika- Like Symbols Found in Stanford Campus Area

'No Jews Allowed' Accompanies Swastika- Like Symbols Found in Stanford Campus Area

Swastika-like symbols were discovered at five separate locations on the Stanford University campus, San Francisco news website The Mercury News reported.

According to the report, graffiti was part of a spate of a total of 10 cases of antisemitic vandalism in the vicinity of the school, including in residential areas. 

https://www.algemeiner.com/2017/01/06/no-jews-allowed-accompanies-swastika-like-symbols-found-on-stanford-campus/

 

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Columbia Unbecoming - Then and Now

Columbia Unbecoming - Then and Now

When Algemeiner put Columbia University at the top of its list of the 40 worst Universities for Jewish students, Forward editor Laura E. Adkins doubted the list-makers’ methodology, invited students to chime in, and is now publishing vigorous debates. We write to enlarge and refocus the discussion.

It matters little if Columbia University is at the top, middle, or bottom of the list. It is also true that a university can support a robust Jewish life on campus -– with kosher food, Jewish holiday celebrations, a wonderful Hillel building —- while at the same time tolerating Jew hatred and student intimidation.

 

http://forward.com/scribe/358502/columbia-unbecoming-then-and-now/

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'Hate Spaces" Film Exposes Campus Intolerance

'Hate Spaces" Film Exposes Campus Intolerance

A new documentary, "Hate Spaces," exposes the epidemic of campus intolerance favoring Muslims and anti-Israel activists over Jews and Israel supporters when it comes to free speech, academic freedom, and protection from abuse.

The film is being released theatrically by Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT), a Boston-based non-profit dedicated to raising public awareness about the increasingly hostile campus environment. "Hate Spaces" premiered Nov. 30 in New York, and will be screened at select locations around the country (contact info@peaceandtolerance.org for details). The film will also be available on DVD in early 2017 and eventually on YouTube. Click here to sign up for alerts.

The film's title refers to the concept of "safe spaces" that has been used to silence unpopular speech on universities around the United States.

www.israeltoday.co.il/NewsItem/tabid/178/nid/30736/Default.aspx

 

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Hen Mazzig on the UCL protest: "They were shouting 'intifada' - we were petrified

Hen Mazzig on the UCL protest: "They were shouting 'intifada' - we were petrified

They're telling me to hide behind a wall in the lobby of a campus building - until they can safely bring me in.

The baroque clocks of University College London (UCL) have just struck seven, and a CST security guard is frantically informing me that students are moving into another room - the third one this evening - since an angry mob have discovered the safe space where we're hiding.

Suddenly I'm rushed into the classroom where a dozen students are standing in utter shock, petrified over scenes that no student should see.

The student organiser, Liora, is telling me to stay in the room. If the mob sees me, we will be penned in on all sides.

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