On too many campuses Jewish students who support Israel are second class citizens not afforded the civil rights protection given to other minority groups. Young idealistic Jewish students who come to college believing in American principles of equality, fairness, justice and respect for all people quickly find out that if
(This article first appeared in the Boston Jewish Advocate on September 7, 2012) By Elise Kigner Advocate Staff Northeastern University has informed a controversial religious leader that he would no longer be recognized as the school’s Muslim chaplain. Abdullah Faaruuq, who is the imam of the Mosque for the Praising
(This article first appeared in the Boston Jewish Advocate on August 24, 2012) By Charles JacobsWritten with Ilya Feokstisov Back in March, Northeastern University’s president, Joseph E. Aoun, was appointed to an academic board that advises the Department of Homeland Security on how American universities can contribute to antiterrorism efforts.
As this year’s Awareness Week begins, university counters critics’ complaints that previous events were used to attack Israel Northeastern University on Monday kicks off what it calls Holocaust Awareness Week. This year’s events include a talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon and a documentary about the six-decade hunt for
This article was first published in The Jewish Advocate on March 29, 2012 Next week, Northeastern University hosts its annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Highlights includes the movie “Elusive Justice: The Search for Nazi War Criminals”; and a talk by Pulitzer-Prize winning author Michael Chabon, whose 2000 novel “The Amazing Adventures