Board of Trustees had expressed dissatisfaction with the fundraising efforts of President Ron Liebowitz.
“Race is new for white people, and that’s part of the problem. Jewish whiteness and the Jewish relationship to racism is different.”
Brandeis president and board face off over contract
In an escalating row with Brandeis University, President Ron Liebowitz released a statement on Tuesday announcing that he would not accept an offer from the university’s Board of Trustees for a one-year contract. The dispute appears to be over missed fundraising targets over the past year.
Those who’ve paid attention to Jewish media world in the past week have seen the dramatic build up and sudden dissipation of the story about Tufts University junior Max Price, an outspoken pro-Israel member of the student government, and the Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine group. Price became the cause celebre du jour for one hot second in the ongoing debate about whether pro-Israel students are being targeted in an antisemitic way on American college campuses.
Jews thrive on texting. But we should take a firm stance against one kind of phone message: the breakup text.
Money men William Ackman and Dan Loeb used to be friends, not least because of their shared Jewish values. Not since their battle over nutrition company Herbalife.
Jon Stewart and Rahm Emanuel are fighting about pizza. Because we really needed one more thing for Uncle Morty to get upset about on Thanksgivukkah.
Naomi Zeveloff, Forward deputy culture editor and editor of The Sisterhood, won a Front Page Award in Newspapers with circulation of less than 100,000 by the Newswomen’s Club of New York on November 14..