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World Jewish Congress to Jewish CUNY profs: 'We have your backs'

World Jewish Congress to Jewish CUNY profs: 'We have your backs'

After 50 CUNY profs resign in protest of staff union's anti-Israel resolution, World Jewish Congress speaks out in their defense.Dan Verbin, 27/07/2021 17:43
CUNY hops on the BDS bandwagon

CUNY hops on the BDS bandwagon

When did it become de rigeuer for professors to let their political views color their on-campus activities? Op-ed.Alan Bergstein, 27/07/2021 10:49
50 CUNY professors quit union over resolution calling Israel a ‘settler-colonial state’

50 CUNY professors quit union over resolution calling Israel a ‘settler-colonial state’

Dozens of professors quit union after it passes resolution condemning Israel as a 'settler-colonial state'.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 27/07/2021 07:09
CUNY Jewish studies faculty sign letter slamming anti-Israel union motion

CUNY Jewish studies faculty sign letter slamming anti-Israel union motion

40 Jewish studies faculty members at the City University of New York condemn faculty union resolution charging Israel with “apartheid.”Dan Verbin, 22/06/2021 21:02
CUNY faculty union passes 'incredibly one-sided' anti-Israel resolution

CUNY faculty union passes 'incredibly one-sided' anti-Israel resolution

Motion accusing Israel of "massacre" in Gaza and making no mention of Hamas rockets calls for supporting BDS, passes 84-34.Dan Verbin, 15/06/2021 15:03
NY college Zoom course hijacked by anti-Semitic student protest

NY college Zoom course hijacked by anti-Semitic student protest

Hunter College CUNY course turned into pro-Palestinian anti-Israel protest by majority of students and a prof who spout anti-Semitic tropes.Dan Verbin, 10/06/2021 22:11
CUNY faculty union to vote on extreme anti-Israel resolution

CUNY faculty union to vote on extreme anti-Israel resolution

Resolution is "unprecedented" in its "viciousness" says history professor.Dan Verbin, 10/06/2021 14:48
CUNY student senate votes against adopting IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

CUNY student senate votes against adopting IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Jewish groups relieved that second resolution adopting a lesser definition of anti-Semitism also voted down.Dan Verbin, 13/04/2021 21:42
Watch: Protest against Sarsour commencement speech

Watch: Protest against Sarsour commencement speech

Protesters blast upcoming commencement speech to be given by radical anti-Israel Sharia law advocate at CUNY.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 26/05/2017 15:00
Anti-Israel Sharia advocate to give CUNY commencement speech

Anti-Israel Sharia advocate to give CUNY commencement speech

Anti-Zionist who praised terrorist murderer, hailed stone throwers as 'courageous' tapped to give commencement address at public NY college.David Rosenberg, 21/04/2017 09:38
Rising anti-Semitism on CUNY campuses in New York

Rising anti-Semitism on CUNY campuses in New York

ZOA protests investigators' conclusion that there's nothing to do about it.Hillel Fendel, 14/09/2016 09:36
CUNY students attack 'Zionist administration'

CUNY students attack 'Zionist administration'

Students at largest urban university system in US take anti-Semitic tone in protest for tuition-free education, demand 'occupation' boycott.Ari Yashar, 12/11/2015 16:15