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  10/30/2012, Cheshvan 14, 5773

Students Protest Closing of Poli-Sci Dept.at Ben-Gurion

Hundreds of students gathered, Tuesday morning, outside the Jerusalem offices of the Council for Higher Education, to protest plans to close the political science department at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Be'er Sheva' because of the radical leftist slant of a number of its instructors.

The protest came as a hearing was being held on an appeal of the decision by a council subcommittee.