Editors at Portland State University's campus paper have apologized for an Oct. 18 column by staff member Caelan MacTavish which blamed the Jews themselves for anti-Semitism, disparaged the Jewish people, and included a number of absurd factual errors about Judaism and Israel.
On December 13th, the Boston Globe reported that Saudi Arabian prince Alwaleed bin Talal is giving $20 million to Harvard University to establish a university-wide program in Islamic studies. He is also donating another $20 million gift to Georgetown University for a similar program. What the Globe failed to mention, however, is that the prince had previously pledged $27 million during a 2002 telethon for the Support of the al-Quds Intifada.
An Interview with Scholars for Peace in the Middle East President Ed Beck
Two students who led the campaign for academic freedom share strategies for effective activism
Openly disdainful of factual accuracy, University of Haifa professor Ilan Pappé campaigns for the dismantlement of the Jewish State.
Campus anti-Israel activists copy many of their arguments from Norman Finkelstein, a DePaul University political science professor who never forgets to mention that his parents were Holocaust survivors. Despite his trappings of scholarshop, Finkelstein's work has been marred by grave factual inaccuracies, omissions, and extreme bias.
Openly disdainful of factual accuracy, University of Haifa professor Ilan Pappe campaigns for dismantlement of the Jewish state
After challenging students on Palestinian origins, an adjunct professor is summarily dismissed without pay
In an Op-Ed, Gary Fields condemns israel using the very propaganda techniques he criticizes
Since the release last fall of the documentary film Columbia Unbecoming in which students accused professors in the Middle East studies department of academic intimidation, Columbia University has been embroiled in a controversy which garnered international headlines.