Anti-Israel boycott initiatives at multiple North American universities have prompted heated debates between students and faculty in recent weeks.
A federal judge said Wednesday he will dismiss a complaint alleging San Francisco State University (SFSU) has a longstanding, systemic culture of anti-Semitism, but attorneys for the plaintiffs have promised to amend and refile.
Some 700 Islamic scholars gathered in Beirut, Lebanon this week to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration with a conference discussing the future of the movement to destroy Israel and featuring a message from Iranian leadership to attendees to keep fighting the “Zionist regime,” Arab media reported on Wednesday.
The review process at Duke University Press has come under question after the announcement of the forthcoming publication of a book that claims Israel has a policy of shooting Palestinians to maim them, as part of a program to dominate them.
Students at a Canadian university voted to kick out their only Jewish representative from the student government board of directors this week, after he was named unfit for the position due to his active role in the Jewish community.
Alan Dershowitz praised the chancellor of the University of California-Berkeley for her condemnation of the student paper’s publication of an “anti-Semitic” cartoon depicting the famous lawyer, and called for the cartoonist to be fired.
A tenured Rutgers University professor has published a host of social media posts containing anti-Semitic and homophobic comments, including references to “international fat Jewish pockets” and blaming Jews for the Armenian genocide.
The Canadian government has responded to outcry and removed a plaque at the National Holocaust Memorial in Ottawa, Canada that made no mention of how Jews were victims of the Holocaust.
The British Labour Party is once again embroiled in an anti-Semitism scandal, this time thanks to a speaker who compared Israel to Nazi Germany.
Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson has resigned as a board member for the nonprofit Ploughshares Fund after she shared an anti-Semitic article on Twitter.