Speech Code Backers at UC, Including its President, Want Tough Criticism of Israel Labeled ‘Anti-Semitism’

October 27, 2015

By Sarah Kaplan at The Washington Post 

As clashes between Israelis and Palestinians heat up overseas, a war over the words used to talk about the conflict is unfolding at the University of California.

The debate, which took over a school forum in Los Angeles on Monday, is as much about campus culture as it is about Israel, and it touches on all the topics that have made colleges the target of discussion and derision in recent months: diversity, tolerance, censorship, the increasingly unstable distinction between words that are unwelcome and speech that is truly threatening...

Schools: University of California