UCLA & Tufts: First amendment means its okay to demonize Israel

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UCLA to Host Student Conference That Advocates ‘Destruction’ of Jewish Self-Determination
by Shiri Moshe
August 22, 2018

National Students for Justice in Palestine announced on Sunday that it will host its eighth annual conference at the University of California, Los Angeles, drawing concerns from some members of the school’s pro-Israel community. The event, based on the theme of “resistance in the face of adversity,” will take place from November 16-18. In a note explaining the conference’s goals, National SJP and its chapter at UCLA defined Zionism — a diverse national liberation movement that supports the Jewish people’s right to self-determination in their historic homeland — as “ethnic cleansing, destruction, mass expulsion, apartheid, and death.” READ MORE

JNS Tufts University stands by new ‘Colonizing Palestine’ course Despite pushback from students and several Jewish organizations, Tufts University is standing by a controversial new course it plans to offer this fall titled “Colonizing Palestine.” According to the class description, the course proposes to “explore the history and culture of modern Palestine and the centrality of colonialism in the making of this contested and symbolically potent territory.”

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