Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775

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Jewish Exponent Staff
Organizers of this weekend's Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference at the University of Pennsylvania have revoked the press credentials of the Jewish Exponent. Organizers accused the Exponent of engaging in "polemics" and "crafting a political narrative" after a story appeared reporting the anti-Israel records of some of the slated speakers. The university has distanced itself from the conference and condemned...
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A day before the National Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Conference was set to begin at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz called Penn the "model campus" when it comes to pro-Israel activism. "You guys have stood strong, you have stood hard. You don't just let anti-Israel people get away with silence," said the 73-year-old Dershowitz, a...
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A controversial online video promoting this weekend's National Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference at the University of Pennsylvania was pulled by organizers at the height of their effort to advance their agenda targeting Israel. The flap over the video highlights the charged nature of the issue and suggests the tenor likely to be heard at the conference, which is sold...
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Enter the Israel 64 talent competition and compete for cash prizes
Musically gifted individuals of all ages are invited to compete for $500 cash prizes and the opportunity to perform on stage at Penn's Landing before thousands at the Israel 64 Independence Day celebration on Sunday, May 20, being held from noon to 5 p.m. Winners may also perform the American national anthem at Federation's 2nd annual Jewish Heritage Night at...
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Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Washington —The Obama administration is engaged in a full-court press to persuade Israel that Iran's nuclear threat can be contained short of war. The U.S. lobbying has received a mixed reception from Israel, where the Netanyahu government has not ruled out a unilateral strike on Iran. Iran, meanwhile, is taking an aggressive stance in response to mounting sanctions. Last week,...
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