The incident is classified as a hate crime.
The resolution was defeated on Wednesday night after a five-hour meeting by a vote of 25 against, 9 in favor and 2 abstentions.
The university said it “regrets” the date cannot be changed.
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“Once my involvement with Israel became political, that is when things started to change,” Prof. Melissa Landa claims.
The university, Chabad and Hillel worked together to accommodate students who could not participate in graduation ceremonies on Saturday.
Jacob Susskind “gave it a shot to just walk on” to the University of Maryland’s NCAA Division 1 basketball team, and that is exactly what this talented athlete ended up doing. The 18-year-old recent graduate of the Golda Och Academy (formerly known as the Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex & Union) in West Orange, N.J., is looking forward to a good freshman year playing for the Terps.