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When the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) perpetrates an act of terror, it generally follows up with a video recording warning against future attacks. Awareness of a potential future threat of ISIS is particularly prevalent in Israel since ISIS maintains strongholds very close to two of Israel's borders, is widely covered by the Israeli media, there have been reports of both Israeli Arabs and Palestinians who have joined or at least tried to join ISIS, and, perhaps most importantly, due to the perceived threat of another Holocaust.
As preparations are being made to observe Holocaust Remembrance Day, a new Bar-Ilan University study reveals that fear of ISIS in third generation Holocaust survivors is higher (under given conditions)
Students at the University of California at Berkeley who invited conservative commentator Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it does not find a proper time and venue for her to speak next week.
Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College Republicans, said in letters sent Friday to UC Berkeley’s Interim Vice Chancellor Stephen Sutton and chief attorney Christopher Patti that if Coulter is not allowed to give a speech on campus on April 27 she will
The United States District Court for the District of Columbia (D.C.) has rejected efforts by the American Studies Association (ASA) to suppress a lawsuit filed against the Association by its own members challenging the ASA’s adoption of a boycott of all Israeli academic institutions. The judge ruled in favor of the ASA professors in four out of six claims, and authorized the case to go forward.
According to the plaintiffs, the boycott adopted by ASA in December 2013 was a concerted effort by
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $520 million in energy efficient upgrades across the City University of New York system. Coinciding with Earth Week, the energy-saving measures will reduce environmental impacts and operating costs while helping CUNY reach the Governor’s statewide energy goals to build a clean energy future for all of New York State.
“With these energy efficient projects across the CUNY system, New York continues to lead the way in making innovative upgrades to
I just attended a two-day academic conference at the University of Pennsylvania, in part out of interest in the topic ("American & Muslim Worlds ca. 1500-1900"), in part to get a first-hand sense of discourse in the humanities at the contemporary university. As the founder of Campus Watch, I wondered if it is as bad as our reports suggest, or whether we focus on outliers.
My first impression was one of intellectual coziness. A broad consensus on a common base of liberal assumptions crowds out