apartheid week

Laying Low On BDS At Columbia

During Israel Apartheid Week, some pro-Israel students find silence is best response.

03/16/2016 - 08:54

When Israel Apartheid Week came to Columbia University in early March, there was potential for great agitation at the heavily Jewish campus.

Anti-Israel students at Columbia University erected a mock “apartheid wall” in front of the iconic Low Library steps.

U.S. Education Dept. Begins Anti-Semitism Probe At UC Berkeley

10/06/2012 - 20:00

The civil rights office of the U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism at the University of California, Berkeley.

The investigation stems from a complaint filed by two recent graduates of the university, who charge that campus officials allowed a hostile campus environment for Jewish students to continue unabated by not stopping anti-Israel protests on campus, according to the Los Angeles Times.

A Week of Activism

With their own counter events, rallies and even popcorn, pro-Israel students made sure Israeli Apartheid Week didn’t dominate campus discourse.
03/12/2009 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Last Wednesday, approximately 70 New York University students viewed “The Impact of Occupation: This Body is a Prison,” as part of Israeli Apartheid Week.
While they watched the film, which is highly critical of Israeli policies in the occupied West Bank, many in the audience noshed on popcorn from cups plastered with pro-Israel messages.

NYU students braved the cold last week to show their support for Israel during a week of Palestinian protests.
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