German university drops Palestinian seminar amid criticism

August 5, 2016 12:13 PM

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BERLIN – A German university is ditching a seminar about young people in the Palestinian territories that faced accusations of anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli content.

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts in the northern city of Hildesheim said Friday it is redesigning its teaching on the Middle East conflict and social work in the coming academic year. It will drop a seminar "on the social situation of young people in Palestine."

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