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CUNY grad students to vote on BDS

JTA

1 week ago

The City University of New York Graduate Center building. Photo by Alex Irklievski

A student group at the City University of New York is set to discuss and vote on a proposed resolution calling for a boycott of Israel.

The university’s Doctoral Students’ Council... read full article

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