Black student leaders slam 'apartheid' characterization
Jordana Horn, Jerusalem Post, Apr. 9, 2011
The Vanguard Leadership Group based at historically black colleges took issue with the use of the term to describe Israel in a full page ad published nationwide in campus newspapers where Israel Apartheid Week events took place.
The Reality of Campus Anti-Semitism
Commentary Contentions, Apr. 22, 2011
"Should the federal government intervene when an American university permits its campus to become unsafe for Jews?"
USA: Anti-Israel Studies
Cinnamon Stillwell and Judith Greblya IsraelNationalNews, Apr. 26, 2011
Surprisingly, "faculty members at departments of Jewish Studies in the USA are evidencing anti-Israel (anti-Semitic) tendencies as do their colleagues in Middle East Studies."
Hastings' board pulls UC brand from rights meeting
San Francisco Chronicle, Apr. 13, 2011Organizers of a conference called "Litigating Palestine" complained that the withdrawal of the law school's official sponsorship infringed on academic freedom. Yet the conference was held as planned, ensuring academic freedom.
Defending Israel on Campus
Rahel Musleah, Hadassah Magazine, April 2011
IJCR's Kenneth L. Marcus says the last 10 years have seen a reversal of the welcoming environment for Jews in the form of anti-Jewish animus related to Israel.
Preferred ColleaguesPeter Wood, Chronicle of Higher Ed, Apr. 6, 2011
"Substantial numbers of the sociologists [in a recent survey] said they would be 'less likely to hire' evangelical Christians and fundamentalists if they were aware that a candidate [for an academic appointment] fell into either of those categories."
Jewish leftists disrupt Kadima MK speech at U.S. University
Natasha Mozgovaya / Haaretz Service Haaretz, April 5, 2011
"Groups of Arab and Muslim students have disrupted speeches by Israeli officials on university campuses in the past, but recently some left-wing Jewish student groups have also joined the attacks."
Department of Education investigates allegations of anti-Semitism at UCSC
Highlander Hews, April 4, 2011
A student at UC Riverside looks at the "hotspots for high tensions among students regarding the Middle East" in the UC system.
Australian lawmaker threatens council over Israel boycott
JTA, April 17, 2011
New South Wales premier Barry O'Farrell "has told local council members to either drop their boycott of Israel or risk being fired."
No such thing as victimless boycott
Mail & Guardian Online, Apr. 15, 2011
The UK anti-BDS activist explains, "Israeli universities are not part of a racist project; they are autonomous academic institutions like others across the democratic world." PhilanthropyU. of Texas Jewish studies center raises $10 millionJTA, Apr. 16, 2011
"The $10 million will enable the center to hire new faculty, expand course offerings and offer more public events highlighting Jewish culture and thought."