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Two Ivy League Presidents Step Down—Is it Good or Bad for the Jews?

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Harvard President Lawrence Bacow has announced he will be leaving his position in 2023, this just after an April announcement that Lee Bollinger, president of Columbia, would similarly be stepping down. It’s all part of a shake-up begun during the pandemic, which brought about a large number of resignations and retirements, contributing to disruptions in …

BDS, campus

Harvard, Not BDS, is the Problem

crimson banners hang over steps crowded with Harvard students

Liel Leibovitz at the Daily Scroll, commenting on the recent endorsement of BDS by Harvard’s student-run newspaper, The Crimson, opines that Jews arguing the opposite viewpoint are wasting their time. Leibovitz says: “Stop it. Just stop it. Stop pretending like any of this is real. It’s not: What we’re seeing here isn’t a conscientious decision …

antisemitism, campus

Princeton Won’t Adopt BDS Move after Contentious Referendum

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The recent decision in favor of a BDS-inspired call at Princeton University to boycott the Caterpillar Inc. construction company has successfully been appealed. In the run-up to the referendum on the motion, Jewish students were assured that abstentions would not be counted as non-votes, when in fact, they were, the only reason the vote passed. …

campus, Quality of Jewish Life

Antisemitic Professors Harass Students

UC Berkeley

A survey by Alums for Campus Fairness, found that 27 percent of Jewish students reported having been the target of in-person offensive or threatening antisemitic comments from a faculty member or school employee. Another 30 percent said they knew someone who had experienced such comments. Three horrifying examples from a long list provided by popular …

antisemitism, campus, Holocaust, Israel, Terror

San Francisco University to Host Arab Terrorist

Terrorist Leila Khaled

Leila Khaled, a notorious Arab terrorist and leading member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), is scheduled to speak on a panel on September 23, at San Francisco University (SFU). Khaled took part in hijacking a commercial flight to Tel Aviv in 1969. The PFLP took part in suicide bombings and …