University of Illinois trustees on Thursday voted not to hire a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were deemed anti-Semitic by some, raising the likelihood of a lawsuit and further campus protests.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has reportedly decided not to hire a controversial professor whose anti-Israel writing has lit up Twitter like gasoline on a fire.
Demonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians.
More than 1,000 people showed up to a rally downtown Saturday to show support for Palestine. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports it started at Michigan and Congress at round 3 p.m.
The next flight from Chicago to Tel Aviv originally was set to take off from O’Hare International Airport at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, but has since been delayed until 11 a.m.
More than a thousand demonstrators – both pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian – filled Madison Street and street corners near the Israeli consulate Tuesday afternoon.
Shortly after at least four major airlines cancelled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel, the Federal Aviation Administration has banned all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel for 24 hours, in the wake of a report of a rocket attack near Ben Gurion Airport.
Here in Chicago, families with loved ones overseas are also calling for an end to the violence. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Palestinian supporters in Chicago gathered Sunday afternoon to demand an end to the Israeli air strikes and ground war in Gaza.
Two members of the Christian Peacemaker team were arrested as they knelt inside the lobby of the building that houses Israel’s diplomatic team here. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.
Five protesters were arrested late Wednesday afternoon inside the downtown headquarters of Boeing, after a demonstration against the company’s sale of military jets to Israel.
Palestinian supporters took to the streets of Chicago once again. They gathered on Michigan avenue Saturday afternoon to protest Israeli actions in Gaza.
Area travel agents say rocket attacks between Israeli troops and Palestinian militants are having an impact on people’s choices of whether to visit Israel in the near future.
Palestinian supporters in Chicago took to the streets Wednesday afternoon to demand an end to the bombings in Gaza.
In Israel, a country mourns the murder of three teenage boys kidnapped in Israel’s West Bank. It’s a pain shared by those in Chicago’s Jewish community. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Rasmieh Yousef Odeh of Evergreen Park turned down a plea agreement last week in Detroit federal court and fired her attorney. Her new lawyer, Michael Deutsch, has made a career of representing political activists.
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A suburban Chicago woman of Palestinian descent was arrested Tuesday on immigration charges for allegedly lying about her conviction for a deadly bombing in Israel in 1969.
Eschel’s documentary captures the history of the Maxwell Street Market. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.