“After Haaretz Report, Israeli Government Suspends Controversial Plan to Set Up Database of Jewish Students in U.S.”

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Israel Scraps Plan for Database of American Jewish Students
by Ari Feldman
October 16, 2017

The Israeli government has suspended a plan to create a database of the names of all Jewish college students in the U.S., Haaretz reported. The plan was scuttled after Haaretz released an article detailing the controversial initiative. The company that was supposed to run the initiative, Mosaic United, is run by Israel’s Ministry of Defense. Hillel International, the largest Jewish student organization in the world, released a statement saying that Mosaic United had agreed to stop the database plan after hearing Hillel’s concerns. “We believe the initiative in this tender is not in the best interest of engaging American Jewish college students,” the statement read. READ MORE

HAARETZ After Haaretz Report, Israeli Government Suspends Controversial Plan to Set Up Database of Jewish Students in U.S.

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