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Michaela Pohl, who has been teaching at Vassar since 1999, is not Jewish — but students have called her a ‘Zionist’ and an ‘idiot’ for speaking out against the school’s BDS resolution.
Vassar College is the place where junior Abigail Johnson feels most Jewish. So why do media reports keep portraying it as someplace any Jewish student would feel unsafe?
Vassar College’s student council delayed approval of a funding request from J Street U, a left-wing pro-Israel group, because of concerns that it would be supporting a racist ideology.
After critics attacked his analysis of Vassar’s BDS debate, J.J. Goldberg wondered if he’d misunderstood. Did faculty members call for an academic boycott, or not?
The battle over Israel is heating up at usually bucolic Vassar College, with ‘raw’ displays of rage tinged with racial resentment directed against Jewish students, writes J.J. Goldberg.