Sunday, April 19, 2015 Nisan 30, 5775
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JTA
(JTA) — Two swastikas were spray-painted on a Jewish fraternity house at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. The vandalism occurred early Saturday morning at Alpha Epsilon Pi and was discovered after a party there, the Vanderbilt Hustler student newspaper reported. The swastikas were drawn in the elevator and on a basement door. The school’s provost, Susan Wente, emailed the student...
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Anthony Weiss, JTA
Hillel President Eric Fingerhut’s decision to withdraw from the upcoming J Street conference has again drawn Hillel into conflict over the boundaries of acceptable criticism of Israel. Some two years after the Open Hillel movement emerged to challenge Hillel International’s guidelines for Israel activities, which prohibit campus chapters from hosting speakers that support divestment from Israel or deny its right...
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Many members of the Congressional Black Caucus saw the Israeli leader’s congressional speech as a slight to the first black president.
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JTA
J Street officials say the Hillel International president was aware of who would speak at the conference before he confirmed his attendance.
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Sarah Wildman, JTA
Sprinkled through the AIPAC policy conference program were several sessions presenting Israel’s connection to progressive values.
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