Fate of Israeli University's Controversial Politics Department on Hold Until After Elections

In a bid to shirk right-wing pressure, Haaretz has learned, the Israeli educational council is dithering on a decision to save the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University.

A troubled department of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will have to wait until after this week's Knesset elections to receive a promised lifeline, Haaretz learned over the weekend.