EX­ETER’S SEC­OND IS­RAEL CON­FER­ENCE

The Jewish Chronicle - - NEWS -

A CON­FER­ENCE on how Is­rael is rep­re­sented in aca­demic dis­cus­sions will take place next year as part of an agree­ment be­tween Ex­eter Univer­sity and the Jewish Lead­er­ship Coun­cil. The event, at the univer­sity, next Fe­bru­ary, will fea­ture aca­demics, stu­dents and rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the Jewish com­mu­nity. Ear­lier this year the com­mu­nity raised con­cerns that a con­fer­ence on “Set­tler Colo­nial­ism in Pales­tine” would be anti-Is­rael. It went ahead af­ter Ex­eter agreed to in­vite two pro-Is­rael speak­ers, as well as promis­ing to or­gan­ise a sec­ond con­fer­ence.

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