Posts Tagged ‘tufts’

Tufts pro-Israel Jewish student government member no longer facing impeachment

JTA — An attempt to remove a pro-Israel Jewish activist from his student government position at Tufts University has been withdrawn. The effort had drawn media attention as well as concern from Jewish organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League. The pro-Israel group StandWithUs also expressed concern about the case, which represented the latest campus clash […]

Tufts U. student group drops complaint over combatting anti-Israel motion

Tufts University‘s Community Union (TCU) Judiciary, including Jewish student Max Price, had been reported for opposing anti-Israel commentary by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) on campus. Price was consequently targeted with movements to have him removed from student office.Lawyers who are representing Price, from The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law […]

Tufts SJP Revokes Impeachment Complaint Against Jewish Student

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) revoked their impeachment complaint against Jewish student Max Price on February 26. According to the Louis Brandeis Center for Human Rights, Price was informed about the withdrawn complaint the same day. Price, a member of the Tufts Community Union Judiciary, had been accused of being biased over his […]

Tufts students pass referendum demanding university end the deadly exchange

Editor’s Note: The following press release was issued on December 19, 2020 by Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Somerville, MA (December 19, 2020) — In a student-wide referendum on November 24th, 2020 led by Tufts Students […]

Tufts U passes referendum reminiscent of ‘antisemitic blood libel’

A student reform group at Tufts University that champions Jewish rights has condemned a recent referendum with anti-Israel rhetoric passed by the school’s student government that intends to demilitarize the campus police department.The Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) group at Tufts forwarded the legislation due to the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) alleged links […]

Koch academic influence returns to Massachusetts with new Tufts University think tank

When a new Massachusetts think tank housed at Tufts University launched earlier this year, Boston-based media described it as a “CBO-like center” (referring to the Congressional Budget Office) that would offer an “independent analysis” of proposed state policy and legislation. But one of the main funders of this think tank, called the Center for State Policy Analysis, is a program tied financially […]

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