Barnard College Split Over Vote To Divest From Companies That Do Business With IsraelA national movement targeting bottom lines of companies tied to Israel is now pitting students against students at the women’s school affiliated with Columbia University.
Protest Held Outside Nassau Coliseum Ahead Of Roger Waters ConcertLocal officials and students from two Jewish academies protested outside Nassau Coliseum against former Pink Floyd bassist and songwriter Roger Waters.
N.Y. Lawmakers Call On State To Reject Business With Companies Boycotting IsraelSome New York state lawmakers have called on the state to refrain from doing business with companies that are against Israel.
Bloomberg Sides With Academic Freedom In Controversial Brooklyn College EventMayor Michael Bloomberg is speaking up for the cause of academic freedom amid controversy over an event at a public college.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind Protests Brooklyn College's Decision To Host Anti-Israel LectureAssemblyman Dov Hikind and others held a rally Thursday morning, protesting Brooklyn College for welcoming a lecture at its student center next week by two people from a pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel group.
Brooklyn College Under Heavy Criticism For Hosting Anti-Israel LectureIsrael is at the center of a campus controversy at Brooklyn College. A group calling for boycotts and sanctions against Israel has been invited to speak next month, and some think the college itself has gone too far.