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    • Berkeley Guy
    • 09.04.10 | 21:25 (IDT)

    In the topsy turvy world of Berkeley, professors assign anti-Israel lectures as "coursework" and harrass Jewish students that don't "tow the line" politically, particularly those that wear kippot. A "kafieyeh" is a fashion must.The "Students for Justice in Palestine" (really "Students for "JUST US" in Palestine", a mysteriously well financed organization, has no qualms about inappropriately pressuring others,or cynically manipulating the student government process to achieve their ends. Jewish students feel under siege. Its rather a microcasm of the Middle East.

    from the article: Berkeley's Israel boycott: The occupation's new friend
    First published 15:54 08.04.10 | Last updated 16:51 08.04.10
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