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Yeshiva University Disagrees with Carter Honoring
INN ^ | 4/12/2013, 12:12 AM | Eliran Aharon

Posted on 04/12/2013 3:30:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai

An official with Yeshiva University told Arutz Sheva’s New York correspondent on Thursday that the university disagrees with the decision of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law to honor former U.S. President Jimmy Carter with the International Advocate for Peace Award.

The official told Arutz Sheva that faculty at the university expressed discontent by the decision to give an award to Carter. “The decision has caused an uproar, and rightly so, but it is a decision by students and the administration cannot interfere with such decisions nor can it cancel them,” he said.

Students who opposed the decision to honor Carter called it “a disgraceful decision” that hurts Jews in the United States. “Carter hates Israel,” they said. …

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; US: New York; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; jimmahcarter; lawschool; yeshivau

1 posted on 04/12/2013 3:30:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

This is just “kosher style” bullshit!

If the management of the institution cannot do anything about correcting such an embarrassing use of the school’s name and facilities and “sacred honor,” then it is impotent and/or superfluous and should be retired immediately.

(I know a number of universities where the administration reversed embarrassing votes or acts of faculty or student groups, especially (as here) where the reputation of the institution was at risk. But, they’ve got to want to do it, and they have to care about their colleges...)

2 posted on 04/12/2013 4:02:13 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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