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Yeshiva U.’s President Responds to Uproar Over Award for Jimmy Carter

Yeshiva University’s president, Richard M. Joel, on Monday responded to a public outcry over a student-run journal’s decision to bestow a peace award on former President Jimmy Carter, after an alumni group protested the award for what it described as Mr. Carter’s anti-Israel views.

The group, which calls itself the Coalition of Concerned Cardozo Alumni, has urged others to oppose the honor, which is to be awarded on Wednesday at a ceremony at the university’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. T…