Israel Advocacy News May 23, 2013: McGill University Honorary degree recipient Judith Butler a controversial figure

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Honorary degree recipient Judith Butler a controversial figure

Source: Montreal Gazette, 5-23-13

Philosopher and academic Judith Butler has courted controversy wherever she goes to receive awards because of her perceived anti-Israel activism, and her upcoming appearance at McGill University to receive an honorary degree is no different….

The leading theorist on gender and sexuality is to receive an honorary doctor of letters on May 30, to be conferred by the faculties of arts and religious studies. The decision has already sparked opposition from Hillel McGill and McGill Students for Israel (MSI)….READ MORE

Israel Advocacy News March 11, 2013: Israel Apartheid Week at Carleton University quieter this year, students say

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IAW at Carleton quieter this year, students say

Source: Canadian Jewish News (blog), 3-11-13

Speaking before the week’s activities, Emile Scheffel, Israel advocacy co-ordinator at Hillel Ottawa, said he wasn’t expecting IAW to be as loud as it has been in the past on campus….READ MORE

Israel Advocacy News February 10, 2013: Pro-Israel Students Ousted From Brooklyn College BDS Event

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Pro-Israel Students Ousted From BDS Event

Source: The Jewish Week, 2-10-13

Four pro-Israel students affiliated with Brooklyn College’s Tanger Hillel were ousted Thursday night from a panel discussion on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, ramping up the acrimony over an already heated event….READ MORE