The American Jewish World Service called on the Obama administration to pull ambassadors from Uganda and Nigeria because of what it says are escalating anti-gay and other repressive measures by those governments.
A Jewish group has gathered hundreds of signatures for a petition asserting that AIPAC does not represent the interests of many American Jews, weeks after the mayor made controversial remarks that the pro-Israel lobbyist group would always have a friend at City Hall.
Students at Ramaz are protesting the school’s decision to prohibit a talk by Rashid Khalidi, a Columbia University professor who has been fiercely critical of Israel.
Alumni of UC Berkeley have written an open letter urging Berkeley Hillel to become the latest campus group to join the Open Hillel movement and reject the umbrella group’s pro-Israel guidelines.
The Jewish Museum has reportedly invited a controversial critic of Israel to speak at a conference on the work of Franz Kafka in March.