Religion

Trump order on anti-Semitism on campuses draws free speech concerns

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White House order directs federal agencies to "consider" a controversial definition of anti-Semitism in investigating civil rights complaints at college campuses.

Professor uses Holocaust denial questions to illustrate double negatives

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Marketing professor uses Holocaust denial questions to illustrate double negatives.

Scholars of religion and biblical literature object to having conference badges coded and scanned

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Scholars of religion and biblical literature object to idea of having their conference badges checked and scanned, citing concerns about policing, profiling and their precariously positioned colleagues.

For second time this year, judge says University of Iowa violated Christian group's rights

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For second time this year, federal court rules that University of Iowa breached group's First Amendment rights by de-registering it. This time, judge says individual administrators could be liable.

Professor says AU Cairo wronged him in canceling his chair after he resisted donor's demands

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A religion professor at the American University in Cairo says the university had no right to revoke his chair title after he resisted a donor's demands that he teach Islam in a preferential manner.

Anti-Semitic incidents surge on college campuses after Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Since the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, campuses have seen a rise in displays targeting Jews.

Lawsuit highlights Jewish students' frustrations with San Francisco State

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Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus.

Jewish professors at Wheelock College say they were subject to campaign of harassment

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Jewish professors at Wheelock College say they were subject to campaign of harassment after suggesting that Jewish students are underrepresented in campus life.

Months later, Oberlin suspends professor who made anti-Semitic remarks on Facebook

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Oberlin once again changes its stance toward Joy Karega, suspending the professor pending an investigation into her remarks on social media.

University's action over student who posted a swastika on a bulletin board sets off international debate

George Washington U is taking action against Jewish student who posted a symbol he brought back from India. Other campuses are accused of not doing enough about the hateful use of the image.

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