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Harvard University:

Anti-Israel protesters take down encampment

Protesters against the war between Israel and Hamas voluntary take down their tents after university officials agree to meet to discuss their demands.

Anti-Israel protesters take down encampment

Harvard anti-Israel tent city disrupted by sprinklers

Sleeping activists at anti-Israel demonstration woken up in middle of the night by campus sprinklers in near-freeing temperatures.

Harvard anti-Israel tent city disrupted by sprinklers

House Ed. Cmte. chair:

Harvard accused of malfeasance in antisemitism probe

US Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce says Harvard University responded to subpoena by submitting duplicate documents.

Harvard accused of malfeasance in antisemitism probe

After dozens protest:

Ishay Ribo and US students sing 'Hatikva'

Ishay Ribo performs for Jewish students from Harvard University as anti-Israel protest rages outside venue.

Ishay Ribo and US students sing 'Hatikva'

Pro-Palestinian protest:

Boycott Ishay Ribo's concert at Harvard University

Singer Ishay Ribo is scheduled to perform near Harvard University. Pro-Palestinian organizations are trying to cancel the concert. The organizers: ‘Music will win.’

Boycott Ishay Ribo's concert at Harvard University

Harvard University:

Co-chair of antisemitism task force resigns

Harvard Business School professor Raffaella Sadun resigns from presidential task force on antisemitism, in the latest setback for the initiative.

Co-chair of antisemitism task force resigns

Harvard faculty group posts antisemitic cartoon

Harvard Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine under investigation for sharing cartoon depicting Jews as puppetmasters hanging Arabs and African Americans from nooses.

Harvard faculty group posts antisemitic cartoon

Harvard subpoenaed in House antisemitism probe

House Education and the Workforce Committee subpoenas Harvard University for alleged obstruction of antisemitism investigation.

Harvard subpoenaed in House antisemitism probe

Harvard to host professor who defended Hamas attack

Professor Dalal Saeb Iriqat, who defended Hamas’ October 7 massacre in Israel, scheduled to speak at Harvard next month.

Harvard to host professor who defended Hamas attack

Harvard faculty form new anti-Israel group

65 Harvard faculty, staff members form Harvard Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine, to advance BDS cause, accuse Israel of genocide, and accuse university of silencing anti-Israel voices.

Harvard faculty form new anti-Israel group

Over antisemitism:

Jewish students sue Harvard University

Six students accuse Harvard of allowing its campus to become a bastion of rampant antisemitism.

Jewish students sue Harvard University

How the BBC covered the Claudine Gay saga

BBC's Anthony Zurcher considered the Harvard president who resigned over plagiarism and allowing calls for genocide of Jews, a victim of "campus culture wars." In what "context" are those acceptable? Op-ed.

How the BBC covered the Claudine Gay saga

Antisemitism probe:

House panel seeks documents from Harvard

House of Representatives panel gives Harvard two weeks to produce list of documents related to a probe on antisemitism at the school.

House panel seeks documents from Harvard

Harvard and Hamas: a “bigotry of low expectations”

Empowering students at Harvard to defend the actions of Hamas despite irrefutable forensic evidence of the atrocities they dd shows that Gay and faculty members of Harvard have no moral expectations of their student body. Op-ed.

Harvard and Hamas: a “bigotry of low expectations”

How and why Harvard's DEI policy must go

In a viral essay,billionaire alumnus says Harvard's DEI policy caused disaster to the prestigious university. Gay was only one part of it.

How and why Harvard's DEI policy must go

Former Harvard Pres.:

'I was ousted by lies and insults'

Claudine Gay admits she made mistakes but insists she was the target of a sustained campaign of lies and personal insults.

'I was ousted by lies and insults'

Jewish groups, students welcome Harvard Pres. resignation

Harvard Jewish Alumni Alliance, Simon Wiesenthal Center say Gay's resignation first step in ensuring Jewish students can feel safe on campus

Jewish groups, students welcome Harvard Pres. resignation

After antisemitism controversy

Harvard Pres. Claudine Gay resigns

Claudine Gay becomes the shortest-serving president in Havard history after refusing to condemn calls for genocide against Jews, plagiarism.

Harvard Pres. Claudine Gay resigns

Lauder Business School severs ties with Harvard

Vienna-based school says its decision is "in solidarity with the Jewish student community".

Lauder Business School severs ties with Harvard

Obama lobbied to keep Harvard president after hearing

A new report claims that the former President reaches out to contacts in Harvard after Claudine Gay's troubling testimony on antisemitism.

Obama lobbied to keep Harvard president after hearing

Additional Jewish billionaire donor to cut off Harvard donations

Jewish-American tycoon Len Blavatnik will end all donations to Harvard University unless it takes action against antisemitism on campus.

Additional Jewish billionaire donor to cut off Harvard donations

Harvard applications down amid backlash over antisemitism

Harvard sees 17% drop in applications from students applying through early admission, figures released by the university show.

Harvard applications down amid backlash over antisemitism

Following President's remarks:

Rabbi resigns from Harvard antisemitism committee

Rabbi David Wolpe resigns from Harvard antisemitism committee over president’s ‘painfully inadequate testimony’ on campus antisemitism.

Rabbi resigns from Harvard antisemitism committee

Despite antisemitic remarks:

Harvard announces: We're keeping our president

Harvard votes to keep President Claudine Gay in position, say she is 'the right leader to help our community heal.'

Harvard announces: We're keeping our president

Harvard faculty members call for president to keep her job

Hundreds of Harvard faculty members urging the university to keep its president despite comments at congressional hearing last week.

Harvard faculty members call for president to keep her job

Following Congress testimony:

Billboard trucks demand Harvard President be fired

Billboard trucks demand Harvard’s President Claudine Gay be fired deployed to the campus, days after her controversial remarks on Israel.

Billboard trucks demand Harvard President be fired

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Dr Phil demands resignation of university presidents

Dr. Phil condemns heads of Harvard, MIT, and UPENN for their statements to Congress, lights menorah for Kfir and Ariel Bibas

Dr Phil demands resignation of university presidents

'I'm sorry':

Harvard President apologizes for congressional testimony

Harvard President Claudine Gay apologizes after failing to make clear that a call for genocide of Jews is against university policies.

Harvard President apologizes for congressional testimony

House Republicans launch probe into colleges' antisemitism

Investigation follows hearing in which University Presidents refuse to say if calls for genocide against Jews violate university policy.

House Republicans launch probe into colleges' antisemitism

Explaining the First Amendment to university presidents

The presidents of Harvard, Penn and MIT do not know the 1st Amendment does not protect antisemitic hate speech or support for terrorism.

Explaining the First Amendment to university presidents

WH to college presidents:

'Calls for genocide are monstrous'

White House spokesman Andrew Bates reacts to presidents of Harvard, MIT, and UPenn refusal to say calls to murder Jews violate uni. policy.

'Calls for genocide are monstrous'

University leaders admit: Jewish students feel unsafe on campus

Facing Congress, Harvard, MIT, Penn presidents defend efforts to fight antisemitism on their campuses.

University leaders admit: Jewish students feel unsafe on campus

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Harvard President refuses to condemn campus antisemitism

Rep. Elise Stefanik asks President of Harvard whether calling for genocide of Jews violates Harvard’s rules.

Harvard President refuses to condemn campus antisemitism

Heads of universities will testify in Congress on antisemitism

Heads of three prestigious universities to testify today before Congress on antisemitism on campus and a sense of fear among Jewish students

Heads of universities will testify in Congress on antisemitism

You probably beat Harvard's moral IQ: Try this quiz

See how you do, but remember, Harvard will be federally investigated over claims of campus antisemitism. Opinion.

You probably beat Harvard's moral IQ: Try this quiz

From a major donor: A letter to the President of Harvard

Harvard president Claudine Gay, is excusing anti-Semitism as “free speech.” What if students said "Geoge Floyd had it coming?"

From a major donor: A letter to the President of Harvard

No holds barred: Interview with UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan

You complain that the NY Times is antisemitic & Harvard allows pro-Hamas students to rally and you fund them and send your kids there?Op-ed.

No holds barred: Interview with UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan

Erdan:

'Whoever is silent on massacre has no right to teach our kids'

Israel's UN ambassador praises Wexner Foundation for cutting ties with Harvard over its failure to strongly condemn Hamas massacre.

'Whoever is silent on massacre has no right to teach our kids'

Harvard students blame Israel for Hamas attack

Prominent Harvard University alumni denounce students who blamed Israel "for all unfolding violence".

Harvard students blame Israel for Hamas attack

Harvard backs down, gives fellowship to Kenneth Roth

University dean reverses decision following pressure campaign by former Human Rights Watch director accused of antisemtism.

Harvard backs down, gives fellowship to Kenneth Roth

A Harvard president's pogrom warning

If American Jews “decide to remain apart,” antisemitism will rise to the point that “blood will be spilled," said Harvard Pres Lowell. Op-ed

A Harvard president's pogrom warning

Op-ed:

Harvard University ranks first in antisemitism

The redefinition, suppression and denigration of Jewish identity on campus are at all-time highs. Op-ed.

Harvard University ranks first in antisemitism

Jew who ran from Nazis and shaped Harvard University dies at 95

Henry Rosovsky, refugee from the Nazis who shaped Harvard University, dies at 95.

Jew who ran from Nazis and shaped Harvard University dies at 95

Harvard faculty, alums blast student newspaper for backing BDS

Larry Summers and Alan Dershowitz join over 100 Harvard faculty and alumni in denouncing student paper’s Israel boycott endorsement.

Harvard faculty, alums blast student newspaper for backing BDS

Op-ed:

I am a Harvard Crimson Editor and I stand with Israel

Integral as The Crimson has been to me, I am first and foremost a Jew; I am a Zionist, and I stand with Israel. Op-ed.

I am a Harvard Crimson Editor and I stand with Israel

An Open Letter to the Editorial Board of the Harvard Crimson

Your commitment to and promotion of the toxic BDS campaign reveals your bigotry and anti-Semitism to the world. Opinion.

An Open Letter to the Editorial Board of the Harvard Crimson

Déjà Vu all over again at Harvard

Harvard's discrimination against Asians is reminiscent of its treatments of Jews, but for different reasons. Opinion.

Déjà Vu all over again at Harvard

Free as a Jew

Harvard Yiddish Prof. Ruth R. Wisse’s new memoir is sharp, examined, and a more urgent read than ever Review.

Free as a Jew

Large Israeli study:

Vaccine 93% effective in preventing disease with symptoms

Comprehensive study of Clalit and Harvard University examined effectiveness of Pfizer vaccine against Delta strain among 12-18-year-olds.

Vaccine 93% effective in preventing disease with symptoms

An atheist chaplain at Harvard

Active rejection of the most basic concept in Judaism—belief in G-d—by a religious figure is fringe stuff to most American Jews.Op-ed.

An atheist chaplain at Harvard

Huge study finds worse side effects from COVID than from vaccine

Study followed 2 million members of Clalit health fund. Significantly worse outcomes (including myocardia) for infected vs. vaccinated.

Huge study finds worse side effects from COVID than from vaccine

Watch: Israeli researcher in pursuit of UFOs

Israeli-born professor at Harvard leading a research project to find out the truth about UFOs.

Watch: Israeli researcher in pursuit of UFOs

Harvard police investigating vandalism of Jewish center

In the last two weeks, Harvard Hillel has been hit twice with anti-Semitic attacks. Harvard president condemns incidents.

Harvard police investigating vandalism of Jewish center

'Israel is a magnet for human capital'

Harvard's President Bacow praises 'start-up nation' for 'creating, aggregating, and acting as a magnet for human capital.'

'Israel is a magnet for human capital'

Stealth Antisemitism at Harvard

How deprive Jewish Israelis of the insulation of victimhood? By accusing them of apartheid against the ever-aggrieved Palestinians. Op-ed.

Stealth Antisemitism at Harvard

'People with mental illness are more than just statistics'

Jerusalem College of Technology partners with McLean Hospital to reduce stigma around mental illness.

'People with mental illness are more than just statistics'

Saeb Erekat belongs in jail, not at Harvard

Saeb Erekat, PA chief negotiator, proponent of pay for slay and master liar, belongs in jail, not at a prestigious University. Op-ed.

Saeb Erekat belongs in jail, not at Harvard

ADL: Lack of evidence for discrimination by Harvard University

ADL backs Harvard in lawsuit challenging race-based admissions policies.

ADL: Lack of evidence for discrimination by Harvard University

Lawrence Bacow, Harvard’s Jewish president, has coronavirus

Harvard University president and his wife test positive for coronavirus after university sends students home, cancels graduation.

Lawrence Bacow, Harvard’s Jewish president, has coronavirus

US denies entry to would-be Harvard student

Lebanese 'Palestinian' student denied entry to US after friends write anti-US Facebook posts.

US denies entry to would-be Harvard student