It was recently announced that Yale University's Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism (YIISA) will be closing up shop in July due to what "was found in its routine faculty review to not have met its academic expectations," says an official from Yale's Public Affairs office. YIISA is the first institute in the US dedicated solely to the research of global antisemitism, which includes research on anti-Zionism and anti-Israel manifestations. According to the Jerusalem Post and the New York Post, Jewish groups are up in arms about the decision since they claim it is not due to academic considerations but rather political ones.…Read More... | 16 Comments
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