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“The Israeli government is drunk with power and impunity, particularly since Trump’s rise to power,” said Omar Barghouti at a Columbia University event on Monday. “Israel has dropped its thin mask of democracy and is moving at dizzying speed to build more settlements,” the co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement said, in a speech peppered with references to Palestinians as indigenous people and Israeli Jews as colonizers.
NEW YORK — A student council at a Columbia University college voted not to add a question asking about support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement to a student referendum. The Columbia College council decided Monday that it would not include the resolution, which was proposed by the student group Apartheid Divest, to the ballot, according to The…
Pro-Israel students erected panels celebrating the Jewish state next to pro-Palestinian activists’ “apartheid wall.”
Khalidi, who denies singling out any ethnic group, hit back at Washington Post columnist Eugene Kontorovich for accusing him of anti-Semitism.
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.
Students, recent graduates, faculty and staff members of Algemeiner’s ‘40 Worst Colleges for Jewish Students’ respond to claims that their campuses are toxic places for Jewish students.
Let us not confuse the challenges that sometimes appear on these campuses with fake news and disingenuous reports that do nothing to help the students.
Accessibility to a variety of Jewish amenities on an off campus does not mask the reality of anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment on the ground.