Pro-Israel students, alumni, and local residents filed a lawsuit Monday against San Francisco State University for fostering anti-Semitism on campus, alleging that the public college allowed an environment to form that is hostile to Jewish students.
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke spoke out against attempts by supporters of the movement to boycott Israel to convince the band to cancel a scheduled performance in Tel Aviv this coming July, calling the anti-Israel movement “an extraordinary waste of energy.”
The Trump administration is declining to comment on efforts by a senior White House adviser to host a sit-down with the controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
United States congressmen are turning up the heat on the City University of New York (CUNY) over its decision to have anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour deliver its commencement address next month.
Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States have soared 86 percent in the first quarter in 2017, with harassment incidents increasing 127 percent, according to a report from the Anti-Defamation League.
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding that Israel disavow Jerusalem as its capital.
The Democratic National Committee has yet to comment on a statement from its recently elected vice chairman that he would “respond directly, consistently, and with all heart and soul” to any criticism of anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour.
A cadre of German companies seeking to engage in business with Iran is remaining silent in the face of calls by an international advocacy group to shun working with the Islamic Republic until it disavows its institutionalized anti-Semitism and hatred of Israel.