May 13, 2015

Fraternity members from Boston-area Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) chapters convened recently to discuss anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activity on their campuses as part of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Words to Action training program. ZBT members talked about incidents of anti-Semitism, learned the distinctions between anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias, and developed strategies for responding effectively.  Students also…
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NU March 20, 2015

ADL commends members of the Student Government Association at Northeastern University for rejecting a resolution aimed at divesting from companies that do business in Israel.  A simple majority required to pass the resolution was not met, as 25 senators voted against the measure, 9 senators voted in favor and 14 abstained.  If the student senate…
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March 16, 2015

Last Wednesday, ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) participants met at WilmerHale for a session led by ADL International Affairs Analyst Shaya Lerner, to learn more about domestic and global anti-Semitism. Shaya covered topics such as relations between Iran and Israel, BDS Campaigns across campuses in the U.S, and the ADL Global 100 Survey, which researched…
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NU BDS February 27, 2015

Through­out the 2014–15 aca­d­e­mic year, a con­sor­tium of stu­dent groups have ini­ti­ated cam­paigns on cam­pus call­ing on their schools to divest from com­pa­nies that they believe either profit from or aid in the Israeli occupation. The efforts are part of the larger Boy­cott, Divest­ment, and Sanc­tions (BDS) move­ment, a global effort to iso­late and pun­ish Israel…
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