Students for Justice in Palestine

U. of Chicago Student Newspaper Removes and Apologizes for Op-Ed Condemning Antisemitism

A University of Chicago student newspaper removed an op-ed condemning antisemitism by the school’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter. The op-ed’s removal was followed up with an apology letter by the editors of the newspaper’s “Viewpoints” opinion section. Despite censoring an op-ed against antisemitism on campus, the paper’s opinion editors maintain that is a “space that intends to facilitate free speech on campus.”

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

Palestinian Stanford Student: ‘Trauma from 1948’ Made Me Threaten ‘Zionist’ Students

A self-identified “third-generation Palestinian refugee” and student at Stanford University who, last month, threatened to “physically fight” against “Zionist students” after Israel passed a law recognize Israel as a Jewish nation-stae, has announced that he will resign from his post as a residential assistant and issued an apology where he blamed “trans-generational trauma” for his initial statement.

Stanford Burghers on Quad (Introvert / Wikimedia Commons)

Experts Wrestle with Anti-Israel Movement on Campus

LOS ANGELES, California — With anti-Israel sentiment spreading on college campuses around the world, especially through the “boycott, divestment, sanctions” (BDS) movement, experts gathered in Los Angeles on Sunday to suggest ways to push back during Stand With Us’s first anti-BDS conference.

AP Photo/The Tribune, Ray Chavez