Publication: Campus Watch

First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

UNC Professors Join Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

Middle East studies in the Newsby Tat'yana BerdanThe Daily Tar Heel (student newspaper of University of North Carolina)August 17, 2014http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2014/08/unc-professors-join-boycott-of-israeli-academic-institutionshttp://www.c ... [Published Campus Watch - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Campuses Hone Tactics As BDS Wars Loom [incl. Rashid Khalidi]

In Gaza, there may be a cease-fire, but for Jewish college students, the war is about to begin.Groups as varied as J Street U and the Israel Action Network are bracing for what many insiders believe will be the most contentious school year yet.Rabbi Yehuda ... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Professor's Tweets About Israel Crossed the Line [on Steven Salaita]

Controversial scholar Steven Salaita — who has been most benignly described as "deeply critical of Israel" — has been fired or "non-hired" by the University of Illinois, depending on which news source you believe. In either case, it appears Salaita's ... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

University Rescinds Job Offer to Incoming Professor Steven Salaita

Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the Newsby Austin KeatingThe Daily Illini (student newspaper of the University of Illinois)August 15, 2014http://www.dailyillini.com/news/article_e5e69db2-242e-11e4-8e88-001a4bcf6878.htmlhttp://www.campus-watch.org/ar ... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Muslim Brotherhood Scion Chastises Hamas-Linked Group Over Dinner WIth Obama [on Tariq Ramadan]

An interesting development in the world of Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated organizations: a long simmering disagreement has broken out into open discord, as Tariq Ramadan, son of Said Ramadan and grandson of Muslim Brotherhood founder Hasan Al-Banna, formally ... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

An Honest Voice in Israel [incl. Rashid Khalidi]

Shortly before the announcement Thursday night of the ceasefire in Gaza that went into effect Friday morning and was immediately broken, the Deutsche Welle, the German radio station, posted the transcript of an interview with the Israeli novelist Amos ... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Norman Finkelstein's Sparsely Attended pro-Palestine Rally in NYC Leads to Arrests

Twenty to thirty people were arrested "for Hamas" today at midday in New York City. They lay down in the street opposite the Israeli Mission to the United Nations and blocked traffic for miles around. They chanted nothing and simply lay there in silence. ... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Duke's New Director of Islamic Studies Compares Israeli Crimes to the Holocaust [on Omid Safi]

Duke University has hired an academic with a track record of making outrageous and misleading claims about Israel to head up an Islamic-studies center for which the North Carolina college received a $3 million dollar endowment.Duke Today reported last ... [Published Campus Watch - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Duke Gives Muslim 'Holocaust Inversion' Professor $3M Gig [on Omid Safi]

Duke University has hired as the new director of its $3 million Islamic Studies Center a controversial Iranian-American professor whose scholarship has come under fire for anti-Israel bias and who once used a picture of dead Jews in Nazi death camps to ... [Published Campus Watch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Values, Faith at Heart of Islamic Center School

Education should be about more than learning your ABCs and solving math problems. That's the philosophy of the school connected to the Islamic Center of Naperville.Principal Durdana Rahman says they are committed to the whole child."We want to make sure ... [Published Campus Watch - Jul 18 2014]

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"We recognize that there's a lot of pain, a lot of fear among everybody in the region. I hope that one day there will be a peaceful solution."
"And it's very important here that we call these territories occupied," Shields said. "The Israelis would prefer that we called them disputed or that they be called part of the land of Israel, but I will make a claim tonight in my 10 minutes that they are occupied."
After an anti-Israel group set up fake checkpoints at Brooklyn College, said Nadya Drukker, who heads its Hillel, pro-Israel students "wanted to run around campus and draw bodies to show what happens when you walk through a checkpoint with an explosive." But instead, they set up a table with posters showing terrorism in New York on 9/11, in London, and in Israel and information on why Israel needs ch...

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University Rescinds Job Offer to Incoming Profe... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 20 2014]
Professor's Tweets About Israel Crossed the Lin... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 20 2014]
Muslim Brotherhood Scion Chastises Hamas-Linked... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 16 2014]
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Norman Finkelstein's Sparsely Attended pro-Pale... [Published Campus Watch - Aug 04 2014]
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