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(JTA) — Two students committed a series of racial and anti-Semitic incidents at Oberlin College to provoke a reaction, according to police in the Ohio city.
According to a police report released late last week, one of the students said he meant the acts as a “joke,” as well as to show how students and college staff overreacted to earlier racist and anti-Semitic fliers found around the campus with which he denied involvement.
The later incidents spurred the college to cancel classes for a day.
The student was detained on …
Imperiled U.N. peacekeepers leave Syrian Golan for Israel
JERUSALEM (JTA) — United Nations peacekeeping forces and support staff have been relocated from the Syrian side of the Golan Heights to Israel.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a statement Monday said the situation of the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force has “deteriorated severely over the last several days.” The force …