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Students Demand Pitzer College President Resign over Israel Program

Students at Pitzer College in Claremont, California, are demanding that the school’s president, Melvin Oliver, step down over his decision to keep the college’s study abroad program in Israel. Members of Pitzer’s student government introduced a “no confidence” resolution on Sunday, calling on Oliver’s “immediate resignation or removal from office.”

Pro Palestinian demonstrators march through central London on July 25, 2014 in London, England.

CNN Interviews Rep-Elect Ilhan Omar, Doesn’t Ask About Anti-Semitic Past

CNN’s John Berman interviewed Minnesota Representative-elect Ilhan Omar Tuesday, touching on a number of topics, but not once asking about her past anti-Israel rhetoric. Ilhan Omar was lobbed softball questions by CNN’s Berman about a possible government shutdown, impeaching President Trump,

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NYU Student Government Passes ‘BDS’ Resolution Against Israel

New York University’s student government voted in favor of a resolution demanding that the university divests from three companies that do business with Israel. The students accused NYU of giving their tuition payments to companies involved in “murdering brown people across the globe.” 

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American Jews Sue Airbnb Over Ban on Jewish West Bank Apartments

TEL AVIV – A group of American Jews have sued Airbnb in a U.S. Federal Court on Wednesday over charges that the vacation rental giant’s new policy of barring Israeli apartments in the West Bank constitutes religious discrimination.

Airbnb hits back at Paris ban threat

Pitzer College Faculty Votes to Suspend Study Abroad Program in Israel

The faculty of Pitzer College in California has voted to suspend its study abroad program in Israel after members of the faculty joined students in protesting its existence. The College has claimed to Breitbart News that the program remains in place “while the topic is undergoing a college-wide shared governance process.”  

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Klein: Six Reasons Andrew Gillum is Dangerous for Israel

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has espoused troubling views on Israel and has evidenced close associations with organizations that promote the boycott of the Jewish state and espouse anti-Israel rhetoric.

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Andrew Gillum Encouraged Attendees at CAIR-Hosted Conference Promoting Boycott of Israel

NEW YORK — Florida Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum delivered an in person welcome and message of encouragement to attendees at an event organized by the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) that boasted as one of its main two agenda items support for the extremist Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel.

Andrew Gillum the Democratic candidate for Florida Governor speaks during a campaign rally at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades on August 31, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Gillum is facing off against his Republican challenger Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) in the November 6th election. (Photo by Joe …

Social Media Monitoring in Israel Nabs Would-Be Terrorists

JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through vast amounts of data to identify prospective assailants ahead of time, according to Israel’s public security minister.

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University of Michigan Passes BDS Vote Against Israel

TEL AVIV – The University of Michigan’s student government on Wednesday voted in favor of a resolution that would see the university investigating divestment from companies that do business in Israel.

Students walk across the University of Michigan campus January 17, 2003 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The university's admissions policy is the subject of a U.S. Supreme Court case. U.S. President George W. Bush opposes the university's affirmative action program. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)