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Fiery Emotions at Pro-Palestinian Talk at Brooklyn College

Dozens of protesters — both for and against — gathered outside a highly charged Brooklyn College event featuring two pro-Palestinian speakers Thursday night, toting signs and chanting slogans in support of Israel, a two-state solution, Palestinian rights or free speech. The event itself — a panel discussion about the controversial BDS Movement Agaianst Israel, which...


Planned Pro-Palestinian Event Upsets Many Brooklyn College Students

What began as a student event has escalated into a political and ethical firestorm as State Assemblyman Dov Hikind called for Brooklyn College President Karen Gould to step down. The college’s Students for Justice in Palestine chapter organized the event, BDS Movement Against Israel, for February 7. The ire of Jewish students and local politicians...