It’s difficult to explain to a big pink gorilla why as a journalist you don’t want to mug for the camera, so I indulged Zack Sher last week at UC Irvine. He and his fellow Anteaters for Israel were celebrating the Jewish State’s 60th anniversary with iFest, a week long festival that preceded and partially overlapped Palestinian awareness week, for which I’ll be heading down south again this week.
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Tag: Uc Irvine
May 12, 2008 | 9:42 pm
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It’s hard to not set aside your mental faculties when sitting down for a lecture from Norman Finkelstein.
Probably American Jews’ least favorite American Jew, Finkelstein first made his name with “The Holocaust Industry,” in which he accused Jews of exploiting...
April 8, 2008 | 7:20 pm
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A hidden camera captured an anti-Semitic speech by Amir Abdel Malik Ali at UCI Muslim Student Union: " Zionist Jews were behind 9/11"
An anti-Israel speaker praises suicide bombers. Posters display Nazi symbols, anti-Israel slogans and the Israeli flag with blood dripping from the...
February 21, 2008 | 2:55 pm
Fast forward to the 5:40 mark of the above video and you will see a number of Muslim students at UC Irvine interrupt a lecture by Daniel Pipes. After they are escorted out, the crowd marched through the dark, chanting:
“Anti-Israel!” “Anti-Israel!” “Anti-hate!” “Anti-Israel!”...
February 8, 2008 | 11:08 am
September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pmOur Jewish Spinsters
Rob Eshman's piece, "Our Hindu Widows" is literally unbelievable (Aug. 10). I am a marriage-minded 52-year-old SJM. I have never been married and want to find my match and start a family. The only really practical advice I have ever heard is "Buy a mansion in...
September 20, 2007 | 8:00 pm
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The Forward published a lengthy article last week titled, “California Campuses Gain a Reputation as Hotbeds of Anti-Israel Rhetoric.”
It opens with a January protest in Irvine sparked by a lecture from Daniel Pipes, a polarizing Middle East expert and a visiting professor at...
March 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
The showing of three cartoons of the prophet Muhammad at a conference last week on radical Islam at UC Irvine attracted a near-capacity crowd of about 400, including leaders of some local Jewish groups, while protesters demonstrated outside.
A palpable tension descended on the...
August 18, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Mediation has broken down between UC Irvine and a Jewish group that accused the university of tolerating campus anti-Semitism.
After just two meetings, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) called off summer talks with university officials, ending negotiations to settle the...
October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
A UC Irvine forum on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict last month exposed a rare rift over academic freedom within the normally collaborative Orange County Jewish community.
The four selected panelists at the Oct. 9 program were critiqued as a "pro-violence platform" by the...
October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
When Sarah Tolkoff returned to UC Irvine to begin a new school year, she found that the Muslim student newspaper Al Kalima's cover featured a picture of Sharon and Hitler's faces digitally merged together. The headline read: "History repeats."
History was also repeating itself for...