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  • Students interrupt Brooklyn College faculty meeting, demand ‘Zionists off campus’

    February 18, 2016 | 11:19 am

    Some 10 Brooklyn College students interrupted a faculty meeting and made anti-Israel demands and statements.

    A faculty member who was at the Tuesday afternoon meeting told JTA the students demanded “Zionists off campus.” The educator wished to remain anonymous.

    Other demands...

  • Bloomberg defends Brooklyn College’s right to host BDS event

    February 7, 2013 | 11:07 am

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the right of the publicly funded Brooklyn College to sponsor an anti-Israel BDS conference.

    Bloomberg said Wednesday at City Hall that though he "violently" disagrees with the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, a university...

  • Brooklyn College cleared of bias allegations against Orthodox profs

    May 16, 2012 | 10:11 am

    A City University of New York investigation cleared Brooklyn College and its provost of discriminating against Orthodox Jewish faculty in hiring and promotion.

    “We conclude that the evidence does not support the allegations of a pattern of discrimination against Orthodox Jews at...

  • Brooklyn College reinstates adjunct professor

    February 1, 2011 | 10:07 am

    Brooklyn College has rehired an adjunct professor whose academic work was said to be anti-Israel to teach a seminar on Middle East politics.

    Kristofer Petersen-Overton, 26, will teach the graduate-level course that begins Feb. 3, college President Karen Gould said in a statement...