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Israel PM Music Prize winner to teach at UC Berkeley this spring

Israel PM Music Prize winner to teach at UC Berkeley this spring

Aviya Kopelman is among youngest recipients of PM's Prize for Musical Composition and Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra composer-in-residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2019 11:05
UCLA kept the peace at a pro-Israel event - how come?

UCLA kept the peace at a pro-Israel event - how come?

The California Education Code empowers UC officials to function as jurisdictions unto themselves—as though they were small cities, and they declined to investigate anti-Zionist disruptions. Thanks to activists, that reality has changed. Edwin Black, 22/01/2019 08:22
Fake bomb with ‘anti-Jewish writings’ left at UC Berkeley

Fake bomb with ‘anti-Jewish writings’ left at UC Berkeley

Berkeley man charged after sending fake bomb covered with swastika, anti-Semitic slurs.Marcy Oster, JTA, 07/01/2019 07:23
UC Berkeley archive acquires work by photographer Roman Vishniac

UC Berkeley archive acquires work by photographer Roman Vishniac

Vishniac known as photographer of Jewish life in Eastern Europe before the Holocaust.JTA, 22/11/2018 14:00
Tel Aviv, California universities cooperate on tech programs

Tel Aviv, California universities cooperate on tech programs

Tel Aviv University scientists to collaborate with Stanford, UC Berkeley under $10 million grant.JTA, 22/03/2018 08:38
An open letter to the Chancellor of UC Berkeley

An open letter to the Chancellor of UC Berkeley

Hatem Bazian, founder of Students for Justice in Palestine, uses the university law school for Islamophobia conferences which are really anti-Jewish hate fests. Lee Kaplan, 10/01/2018 16:45
Jewish students slam UC Berkeley lecturer's anti-Semitic tweets

Jewish students slam UC Berkeley lecturer's anti-Semitic tweets

Jewish groups call on university to take action against lecturer who accused Jews of rape, murder, and organ theft.JTA, 07/12/2017 20:07
UC Berkeley student editors apologize for anti-Semitic cartoon

UC Berkeley student editors apologize for anti-Semitic cartoon

UC Berkeley chancellor condemns anti-Dershowitz cartoon using anti-Semitic imagery, student editors apologize.JTA, 28/10/2017 22:41
UC Berkeley paper apologizes for anti-Semitic cartoon

UC Berkeley paper apologizes for anti-Semitic cartoon

Newspaper issues 'regrets' over distraction caused by anti-Semitic caricature of Alan Dershowitz, declines to remove cartoon from website.David Rosenberg, 26/10/2017 15:48
UC Berkeley chancellor condemns anti-Dershowitz cartoon

UC Berkeley chancellor condemns anti-Dershowitz cartoon

Chancellor condemns student newspaper's use of anti-Semitic imagery to criticize Alan Dershowitz for being pro-Israel.JTA, 25/10/2017 19:45
Alan Dershowitz speech at UC Berkeley back on

Alan Dershowitz speech at UC Berkeley back on

Harvard professor to be allowed to speak about Israel if audience kept below 200 people.JTA, 01/10/2017 22:26
$800,000 for security for conservative speaker on campus

$800,000 for security for conservative speaker on campus

Milo Yiannopoulos event requires $800,000 for protection at UC Berkeley soon after Ben Shapiro security costs $600,000 at same university.Gary Willig, 25/09/2017 21:04
Watch: Radical leftist sabotages UC Berkeley press conference

Watch: Radical leftist sabotages UC Berkeley press conference

UC Berkeley conservative student group cancels most of 'Free Speech Week' at the last minute. Who is pulling the strings? Radical feminists.Gil Ronen, 24/09/2017 12:50
UC Berkeley offers counseling ahead of Ben Shapiro visit

UC Berkeley offers counseling ahead of Ben Shapiro visit

University tightens security, offers counselling for students upset right-wing activist to be allowed to speak on campus.JTA, 11/09/2017 21:07
Anne Coulter cancels UC Berkeley speech amid threats

Anne Coulter cancels UC Berkeley speech amid threats

Threats of violence cause conservative campus groups to drop support for Coulter's speech, leading her to cancel event.Gary Willig, 26/04/2017 21:05
UC Berkeley suspends student's anti-Israel course

UC Berkeley suspends student's anti-Israel course

University of California, Berkeley, suspends course entitled "Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis".JTA, 14/09/2016 03:00
UC Berkeley opens kosher dining station

UC Berkeley opens kosher dining station

A dining station at the University of California, Berkeley will be certified kosher, the first in the public university system.JTA, 02/09/2016 04:31
'Un-Orthodox' Jewish prof prefers Hamas to Israel

'Un-Orthodox' Jewish prof prefers Hamas to Israel

Daniel Boyarin says Israel is 'reminiscent of the Nazis' and guilty of 'destruction of human rights and democracy.'David Rosenberg, 12/04/2016 13:05
Defining and being able to condemn anti-Semitism on UC campuses

Defining and being able to condemn anti-Semitism on UC campuses

The new UC Regents report specifically focused on the thorny issue of anti-Israelism and anti-Semitism as a prevalent and ugly reality throughout the California system.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 24/03/2016 06:00
UC links anti-Zionism, anti-Semitism

UC links anti-Zionism, anti-Semitism

University of California governing board ‘Principles against Intolerance’ condemn ‘anti-Semitic forms’ of anti-Zionism.Gil Ronen, 24/03/2016 02:15
BDS Activist Appointed Regent at UC Berkeley

BDS Activist Appointed Regent at UC Berkeley

Sadia Saifuddin, a leader of a pro-Muslim Brotherhood group, appointed a student regent-designate at UC Berkeley.Elad Benari, 19/07/2013 00:12
UC Berkeley Votes in Favor of BDS

UC Berkeley Votes in Favor of BDS

The Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) voted to divest from companies affiliated with the IDF.Elad Benari, 19/04/2013 03:12