Freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) on Friday invoked the Holocaust in a positive light, saying she felt a “calming feeling” knowing her ancestors helped “create a safe haven for Jews.”
Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D., N.J.) pushed back against freshman representative Rashida Tlaib’s (D., Mich.) characterization of a meeting he and another Democratic representative had with her back in February, saying he was “disappointed by the misleading way this attempt to bridge differences was characterized.”
The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel is an issue of national security, not of free speech.
Turing Award winner Judea Pearl denounced New York University and threw aside his status as distinguished alumnus after the school honored Students for Justice in Palestine for its “extraordinary and positive impact on the University community.”
An anti-Israel student group at Cornell University told an Israeli student to “quit complaining” about rocket attacks from the Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip in a Facebook post.
The New York Times referred to the “ostensibly pro-Israel right” as the “home” for white nationalists in a Thursday profile on the political divide over Israel and anti-Semitism in the United States.
Democratic representative Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) has gotten behind a push from anti-Israel faculty members at a small private California university to end its study abroad partnership with an Israeli university.