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Aug 08, 2022
Palestinian poet say's he's being denied entry to Israel to interview for a U.S. visa so that he may return to his graduate program at Syracuse University.

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November 2, 2022
A wave of anti-Israel and often antisemitic activity has made American campuses an increasingly unsafe place for Jewish students, Jonathan Greenblatt writes.
August 8, 2022
Palestinian poet say's he's being denied entry to Israel to interview for a U.S. visa so that he may return to his graduate program at Syracuse University.
June 3, 2022
An organization that promotes dialogue and understanding among people with different political and religious perspectives is expanding its partnership with Hillels to address tensions among Jewish students about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
July 26, 2019
Birzeit University joins two human rights groups to challenge Israeli visa policies that they say are blocking foreign faculty from coming to the West Bank to teach -- or forcing them to leave.
February 6, 2019
Citing lack of standing, a federal judge throws out a lawsuit arguing that the American Studies Association breached its contract with members and wasted funds in endorsing the boycott of Israeli universities.
November 28, 2018
Pitzer professors seek to suspend the college's program at University of Haifa as study abroad becomes target for supporters of Israel boycott.
October 10, 2018
A second instructor at the University of Michigan declines to write a letter for a student to study in Israel, citing support for the boycott, and a first professor who refused to write a letter is disciplined. Meanwhile, Israel has detained and ordered the deportation of a U.S. student for her support for the boycott movement.
September 19, 2018
University of Michigan professor refuses to write on behalf of student hoping to study in Israel. Are such letters a professional responsibility or subject to faculty members' political views?
February 26, 2018
University of Virginia is latest campus to see disruption of events featuring speakers from Israel.
October 30, 2017
Many victims’ rights and civil rights groups are reserving judgment on Trump’s pick to lead the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, but advocates for Palestinian rights say his appointment could chill campus speech critical of Israel.

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