'On a hilltop overlooking Jerusalem, three men gather in a mosque for prayers. Once they have taken off their shoes and gathered behind each other, they turn to Mecca and one gives the cry "Allahu Akbar!" - God is great.
Such scenes take place every evening around Jerusalem but there's something different about this mosque - it's in the middle of Hebrew University. The mosque has been set up in one of the university's bomb shelters.
About 30m away is the Hecht synagogue.
Those wanting to question Hebrew University's tolerance credentials as part of the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign, such as Sydney University academics Jake Lynch and Stuart Rees, have picked the wrong target.
Walking around the campus one sees a multicultural atmosphere as diverse as any university in Australia, if not more so.
The Hebrew University was thrust into the centre of a political storm this week after proponents of the BDS campaign against Israel said the institution was closely linked to the Israeli military and the ongoing occupation of the West Bank....'Read the whole article here