UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley Reinstates Student-Led Course On Palestine And Settlers

09/21/2016 - 14:00

(JTA) — The University of California, Berkeley, has reinstated a student-led course about the history of Palestine a week after suspending it following an outcry from Jewish community leaders who called it biased, anti-Zionist and in violation of the university’s academic standards.
The course has been renamed "Palestine: A Settler Colonial Inquiry," Jweekly reported Monday, after originally being called “Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis.”

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.

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