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Charges of anti-Semitism with activist group at CUNY

A year ago, the Zionist Organization of America, a pro-Israel group founded in 1897, received reports of anti-Semitism from Jewish students, Hillel directors and even their own professionals at CUNY. “These Jewish students, they’re afraid to wear yarmulkes [and] Jewish t-shirts,” Morton Klein, national president of ZOA, said. In response, the organization wrote a letter […]

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On Students for Justice in Palestine

By Sharon Jackson It was the summer of 2014, and I was on Facebook. My news feed looked like a war zone, as I scrolled past image after bloody, depressing image, sickening me, saddening me. Why, during the war in Gaza, did I even bother going on Facebook? Force of habit, I guess. As I […]

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Petition made to ban Students for Justice in Palestine

More than 5,000 people signed a petition, started last November, to ban Students for Justice in Palestine chapters in CUNY. Andrea Karshan, a student at the College of Staten Island, started the petition after members at different campuses chanted allegedly anti-Semitic comments at Jewish students during the Million Student March in November. One sign called […]

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