After an all-night session, the UCLA student council defeated an ant-Israel divestment resolution by a vote of 7-5.  (Featured image is moment vote announced.)

The vote received enormous attention, and was trending in the U.S. on Twitter.

This is a huge defeat for BDS on campus. Divestment resolutions recently were overturned at UC-Riverside and defeated at UC-Santa Barbara. I can’t say whether this is a national trend, but it does signify that pro-Israel students now are more organized than in the past.

(added) Ben Shapiro made a “guest” appearance against the resolution:

In this image, one of the student council members a student note taker, who appears to have supported the resolution, is crying and screaming that she’s never been so disappointed and that “we just fucking blew it.”


UCLA student we just fucking blew it

From Israel hater Ben White, one of the most aggressive BDS supporters (not a student at UCLA), the consolation prize:

(Note: The student crying in the image above apparently was a note taker, not council member, and the text has been updated accordingly.)