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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Univ. of California president defends Farrakhan appearance on campus

JTA March 11, 2012

University of California President Mark Yudof defended Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's right to speak at the university's Berkeley campus. Farrakhan's speech Saturday was billed as being about black empowerment, but was also peppered with anti-Semitic...

University of California president condemns heckling of Israeli soldiers

JTA March 9, 2012

The University of California’s president condemned the recent disruption of a campus event featuring two visiting Israeli soldiers. In an open letter, Mark Yudof, the U.C. system’s president, condemned the heckling that occurred at a Feb. 27 event...

Rep, Brad Sherman condemns honor for Robinson

JTA, NEW YORK January 12, 2012

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) urged the University of California Berkeley to rescind the “2012 Public Health Hero” award bestowed on Mary Robinson, citing her virulent anti-Israel bias. Robinson, the former president of Ireland and the United Nations...

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