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Hillel threatens Swarthmore chapter over events with Palestinian rights supporters

By implementing censorship policies, Hillel International “is stifling Jewish life on campus and actively driving students away,” say student activists.

UCLA resolution conflates anti-Semitism with criticism of Israeli policy

Lawyers say that there is a “surge of accusations of anti-Semitism against individuals that criticize the Israeli state.”

Ohio students approve Israel divestment vote by landslide

Two weeks ago, the student government at the University of Toledo muzzled debate on divestment.

Boston students fight for Israel divestment referendum

Students for Justice in Palestine at Northeastern University is once again being singled out for discriminatory treatment by the administration.

Listen: Berkeley students reenact encounters at Israeli checkpoints

Checkpoint scenes modeled on real incidents in the occupied West Bank. 

Minnesota activists demand state pull funds from Israel’s occupation

Public support for a statewide campaign to pull investments in Israel bonds is growing.

Students allege "travesty of justice" as Ohio university muzzles debate on Israel divestment

The student government at the University of Toledo in Ohio shut down a divestment resolution hearing Tuesday night.

Northwestern University students pass Israel divestment resolution

Northwestern University students had been subjected to “vigilante censorship” by anti-divestment campaigns.

Stanford University students approve divestment from firms abetting Israel's crimes

Stanford students have been steadily campaigning for divestment for the last eight years and the increased support for divestment has been nothing less than dramatic.

Ohio university imposes secrecy on divestment resolution

A closed hearing and secret ballot “harms transparency and democracy” at the University of Toledo, says a student divestment campaigner.

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