(JTA) — Two senators introduced a bill providing protection from lawsuits to state and local governments passing anti-BDS legislation. On Tuesday, Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., introduced the Combating BDS Act, which would increase legal protection for state and local governments that ban, limit or divest from companies “engaged in commerce-related or investment-related BDS…
Rex Tillerson, President-elect Trump’s pick to be secretary of state, denounced countries that support the boycott Israel movement and questioned the two-state solution at his Senate confirmation hearing.
The U.S. Modern Language Association on Saturday voted 113-to-79 to reject a resolution calling for an academic boycott of Israel.
In a rare move, a Spanish municipality voted to nullify a resolution it had passed earlier this year endorsing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
Sometimes views expressed at Rutgers, or in any major institution, are anti-Israel and, much more rarely anti-Semitic, but the many Jewish groups on-campuses across America ensure that Jewish students are always protected and that pro-Jewish, pro-Israel viewpoints, full of Ahavat Yisrael, are always shared.
What matters is not the ranking of any one university. What’s important is that the hostility and mistreatment of Jewish students we noted in 2004 has metastasized.
If there is one message that I can send to prospective Jewish students who are considering McGill, it is to come.
It is true that both anti-Israel sentiment and organizations exist at UW, but these people and groups are a small minority when compared to the greater student body.
I love Vassar’s Jewish community. We are, much like the Maccabees, small but mighty.
The Algemeiner has written a cheap sensationalist listicle, one which lacks the tangible information Jewish students need to make a decision when choosing a college.