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    • Ben
    • 06.12.11 | 18:44 (IST)

    As a student from UC Berkeley, let me assure you that there are far more students who are Pro-Israel than Anti-Israel. I studied in Berkeley from 2001 to 2005 which was the height of Anti-Israel campagin. The anti-Israel students are definitely louder along with Anti-Israel professors who have been hand picked by the Middle Eastern Studies department solely because of their stance against Israel, however there is a huge vibrat pro-Israel campaign that is very active on the campaign. I do not believe Berkeley would ever divest from Israel and neither would the Jewish supporters and donator would ever allow that to happen. Berkeley is the land of crazies and I mean that since I lived there. There are a lot of crazy ideologies born there with huge support and of course they would ultimately die down. This should and will be one of them.

    from the article: When Jews in Berkeley vote to cut support for Israel
    First published 16:44 06.12.11 | Last updated 16:44 06.12.11
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