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By The Tower On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Oberlin Prof: School Working to Confront “Unprecedented Situation” Created by Karega’s Posts

Students and faculty at Oberlin College are “working actively to deal with this unprecedented situation” created by the controversial social media postings of Prof. Joy Karega, a professor at the school More...

By The Tower On Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Oberlin Jewish Voice for Peace: “We Greatly Admire” Joy Karega. Despite this…

Students at Oberlin College affiliated with the anti-Israel organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) wrote in an open letter Thursday that they “greatly admire” Prof. Joy Karega, who has become the More...

By The Tower On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Karega’s Not Alone: Email Sent to Oberlin Students Blames 9/11 on ‘Zionist Jews’

An anonymous e-mail sent to a large number of Oberlin College students on Sunday accused Israel and “Zionist Jews” of responsibility for the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. The emails came amid More...

By Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

BREAKING: Chairman of Oberlin Trustees: Joy Karega’s Posts “Abhorrent, ” Calls for Swift Review

Responding to mounting criticism, Clyde McGregor, Chair of Oberlin College’s Board of Trustees issued the following statement Saturday with regard to the social media postings of Assistant Professor Joy More...

By The Tower On Friday, March 4th, 2016

In New Statement, Oberlin President Falls Short of Condemning Anti-Semitic Conspiracist

Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov expressed concern about the anti-Semitic conspiracy theories of associate professor Joy Karega, but refused to explicitly condemn her, in a blog post published on More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

3 More Totally Crazy Things Oberlin Professor Joy Karega Appears to Believe

Oberlin College professor Joy Karega has been under fire over the past week after The Tower revealed that she had a history of posting anti-Israel and anti-Semitic conspiracies theories on her Facebook More...

By The Tower On Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Oberlin Gives Hesitant Response as Controversy Mounts Over Anti-Semitism, 9/11 Trutherism

The conspiracy theories surrounding Jews and Israel espoused by Oberlin College Professor Joy Karega, first reported on Thursday by The Tower, have prompted a tepid response from the school, despite mounting More...

By The Tower On Friday, February 26th, 2016

Oberlin Professor Claims Israel Was Behind 9/11, ISIS, Charlie Hebdo Attack

A professor at Oberlin College, one of the most prestigious institutes of higher education in the country, has written and shared a series of Facebook posts claiming that Jews or Israelis control much More...

By JNS On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

The American Studies Association is Being Sued for Boycotting Israel. Here’s Why It Matters

  To understand the significance of the newly announced legal challengeagainst the American Studies Association’s academic boycott of Israel, we need to go back around 18 months. It has been that long More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

New Study Shows Campus Boycott Activity “Strongly Correlates” with Anti-Semitic Incidents

Campaigns to boycott Israel are a strong predictor of anti-Semitism on college campuses, a new study has determined. The AMCHA Initiative, which focuses on campus anti-Semitism, studied more than 100 More...

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