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  • Me, Nancy Kricorian and BDS

    By Rob Eshman

    April 27, 2016 | 3:30 pm

    Spring means new buds on the trees, rhubarb at the farmers markets and Israel Apartheid Week on college campuses.

    I’ve long wanted to use Israel Apartheid Week as an excuse to speak to a thoughtful proponent of BDS, if only to better understand the movement’s growing popularity....

  • On Israel Apartheid Week, some pro-Israel students find silence is best response

    March 15, 2016 | 9:31 am

    When Israel Apartheid Week came to Columbia University in early March, there was potential for great agitation at the heavily Jewish campus.

    The local chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, the nation’s leading campus proponent of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions...

  • War on campus

    January 23, 2015 | 10:56 am

    The spring semester on American campuses is beginning. On some campuses anti-Israel groups will be preparing for another round of the so-called Israel Apartheid Week, which will unfold as the aftershocks of this past summer’s Israel-Hamas war are still being felt. 

    Back in August...

  • Be a voice of truth

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    March 7, 2013 | 4:37 am

    The first time I heard the combination of the words “Israel” and “apartheid” together was a year ago. I had just started writing the Israelife blog at jewishjournal.com, and I was at the beginning of my learning process regarding how different people worldwide view Israel.


  • USC president on campus pluralism and the BDS campaign

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 15, 2012 | 7:57 am

    C.L. Max Nikias, the president of the University of Southern California, who recently traveled to Israel, discusses academic integration and his opposition to the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.

    Shmuel Rosner: You wrote in 2010 that embracing BDS...

  • Are haters hiding behind free speech?

    March 8, 2012 | 10:49 am

    Imagine a college student being subjected to verbal abuse, being spat at, and being the focus of harassment because of their gender, religion, national origin, race or simply because of their political beliefs?

    Recently, college students on many campuses across the country were...

  • This “Apartheid Week,” pro-Israel voices on left and right speak up [VIDEO]

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 28, 2012 | 2:35 pm

    It’s Israel Apartheid Week, when college campuses across America are overtaken by paper-mache walls, cardboard tanks and a whole lot of criticism of the Jewish state. Do you know where the voices speaking up for Israel are?

    They’re all over the map.

    Tonight, a film called...

  • Jewish, pro-Palestinian protesters clash at British university

    February 21, 2012 | 11:10 am

    Jewish students at the London School of Economics and members of the university’s Palestinian Society clashed during an Israel Apartheid Week protest.

    The Palestinian Society protesters created a mock checkpoint Monday outside a campus building, stopping students by asking for...

  • Murdering Israel’s name

    By David Suissa

    March 23, 2011 | 2:09 pm

    While five Israeli Jews were being murdered in Itamar last week, something else was being murdered on college campuses across America: Israel’s name.

    This murder rampage is called Israel Apartheid Week.

    There are few things worse for a country today than being labeled apartheid....

  • Diligence in the fight against Israel Apartheid Week

    March 9, 2011 | 10:41 am

    It is that “most wonderful time of the year,” as pro-Israel professionals say with tongues firmly in cheek, when Israel Apartheid Week appears in cities around the world, including on many campuses. The annual hate-fest has spread internationally from its beginnings seven years...