There is a coordinated campaign to shut down free speech on UK campuses. Read more about Who are the Israel lobbyists that want David Miller fired?
Scholars for Peace in the Middle East’s “BDS Monitor” appears likely to be another bigotry-driven exercise in on-campus espionage and intimidation. Read more about Anti-Palestinian group to “monitor” boycott activists on campus
The Israeli government and its supporters now feel justified in exploiting the Syrian people’s suffering and resistance in order to further their own political agenda, depicting Israel as a “vibrant democracy” in comparison to Syria. Read more about Pointing to Syria to divert attention from Israel's crimes
A conference last week, sponsored by Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism, raises questions about the Initiative’s commitment to fighting all forms of bigotry. Instead of connecting the threads between different kinds of hatred, the conference provided a platform for anti-Arab and anti-Muslim speakers. For a center created to promote the critical study of one form of racism, it is unconscionable that it would indulge speakers who spread another. Yaman Salahi comments. Read more about Yale lending name to racist conference
The national movement to pressure universities to pull their investments from Israel has been battered this year by critics who call it divisive and anti-Semitic. But it has shown remarkable staying power in large part because of an unusual group of supporters: Jewish professors. Hundreds of college professors nationwide have signed petitions calling for divestment from Israel, among them several dozen Jewish professors who call their signatures an act of political conscience. Patrick Healy reports for The Boston Globe Read more about Jewish professors keep divestment drive alive