Antisemitism Complaint Against Columbia University Filed With US Ed Department

JNS.org – A complaint has been filed with the U.S. Department of Education accusing Columbia University of discriminating against Jewish and Israeli students. The complaint filed with the Office for...

Trump to Recognize Jewish University Students As Protected Class

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order recognizing Jewish university students as a class protected from discrimination. The order, to be signed Wednesday, according to The New...

Groups Warn DeVos of Misuse of Taxpayer Funds for BDS

Eighty-eight groups urged the US Department of Education on Wednesday to safeguard against the misuse of federal funds to promote boycotts of Israel in academia. In a letter to Secretary...

McGill Rejects Call for Student to Resign Over Israel Program

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA)—McGill University’s student union did not ratify a call for a Jewish student to resign for accepting a free trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The Students’...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity

JNS.org – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S. charity tied to the BDS...

NYU Department Rejects Request to Host Pro-Israel Speaker

JNS.org – New York University’s Asian/Pacific/American Studies Institute has denied a pro-Israel student’s request to host a Zionist speaker in response to an event it hosted last month with...

European Top Court: Foods From Israeli Settlements Must Be Labeled

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Foods made in Israeli settlements that are viewed as occupied by the European Union must be marked as such when they are marketed in EU members...

Israel Boycott Conference at UMass Amherst Sparks Concern

AMHERST, Mass. (JTA) — For the second time in six months, several high-profile proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel are sharing a stage at the...

Twitter Suspends Accounts Associated with Hezbollah and Hamas

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Hezbollah’s television station Al-Manar said that most of the Twitter accounts associated with the station were suspended. The accounts in English, French and Spanish were said to...

University of Illinois Student Senate Denies Link Between Anti-Zionism, Antisemitism

More than 400 Jewish students from fraternities, sororities, Chabad, Hillel and other organizations walked out in protest earlier this week during a student government meeting at the University of...
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