The secrecy of internal affairs that Israeli academy enjoys is covering lots of irregularities. For instance, who is able to say what are the standards for admission of students, grades and merit awards, etc. at Ben-Gurion University? Nobody, that is secret material even for the Israeli supreme court. Check this out before blaming anybody else.
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from the article: A McCarthyite attempt to brand academics