Israel Apartheid Week

On Israel Apartheid Week, Some Pro-Israel Students Find Silence Is Best Response

03/15/2016 - 13:01
JTA

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. JTA

Bibi Complicates Jewish Student Life

Jewish students dealing with leader’s remarks and start of Israel Apartheid Week.

03/23/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

On Monday night, 100 students associated with the Columbia/Barnard Hillel sprinted around campus papering bulletin boards with more than 6,000 pro-Israel flyers.

At the Columbia/Barnard Hillel, students hung up thousands of pro-Israel posters Monday night. Hannah Dreyfus/JW

Black Students Group Slams ‘Apartheid’ Abuse

04/07/2011 - 20:00

(JTA) -- An African American students group took out ads in college newspapers blasting "Israel Apartheid week" organizers for abusing the term.

In a full page entitled "words matter" and appearing in the newspapers on April 7, Vanguard Leadership Group accuses Students for Justice in Palestine of a "false and deeply offensive" characterization of Israel.

At Berkeley campus, Jewish students from left to right on Israel talk about their motivations

03/07/2011 - 19:00

 BERKELEY, Calif. (JTA) -- It’s March, which means the days get longer and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict heats up on campuses across North America with the annual staging of Israel Apartheid Week.

Anti-Israel, Pro-Israel Weeks Compete on U.S. Campuses

02/28/2011 - 19:00

BERKELEY, CALIF. (JTA) -- Competing anti-Israel and pro-Israel weeks are getting underway on more than two dozen North American college campuses.

The seventh annual Israel Apartheid Week officially launches Tuesday, March 1 and continues through the end of the month. Campuses in 12 United States and six Canadian cities are planning events and hosting speakers protesting Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. Some campuses have scheduled similar events at other times during the school year.

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