The U.S. Department of Education has dismissed complaints against the University of California at Berkeley and Santa Cruz that had accused the universities of allowing a hostile environment for Jewish students to exist on campus.
A 13-hour marathon meeting at the UC Santa Barbara student senate lasted through the night of April 10-11, culminating in a cliffhanger vote to deny an anti-Israel divestment resolution.
The student government of the University of California, Riverside, rescinded a decision to divest from Israel.
A student council at the University of California-San Diego passed a nonbinding resolution calling for boycotting firms with business ties to Israel.
More than 100 anti-Israel demonstrations have been held in the United States in the wake of Israel's Gaza military operation, with more than one-third on college campuses, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
Ninety-seven percent of U.S. and Canadian college campuses report no anti-Israel or anti-Semitic events, and the campus-based anti-Israel divestment effort has failed, according to a new study.
Appearing considerably greyer than when he began negotiating the Oslo peace process for the Clinton Administration 18 years ago, former Middle East envoy Dennis Ross addressed Harvard University’s first Israel Conference April 20 on the topic of “Innovating the Peace Process.”