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Push to get more anti-Israel activists into power at American Anthropology Association

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 26, 2017 at 9:30am 5/26/2017 at 9:30am
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We’ve written extensively of the disturbing phenomenon of anti-Israel activists taking over professional and academic associations (even associations in memory ...

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Internet hunt: Find anti-Israel academic boycotters also boycotting Turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7:15pm 7/23/2016 at 7:15pm

The Turkish purge of academia, which has been ongoing long before the recent failed coup, has accelerated since the coup attempt.

Over 1500 university Deans were dismissed, travel for faculty restricted, and faculty abroad ordered home.

On Saturday, July 23, 2016, President Erdogan expanded the purge, as we reported earlier.

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Israeli anthropologist murdered in #TelAvivAttack, as American Anthro Assoc censures Israel for security measures

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 9:00am 6/9/2016 at 9:00am

Just three days ago, on June 6, the American Anthropological Association announced that the membership narrowly defeated an anti-Israel academic boycott resolution.

The resolution was opposed by many Israel anthropologists, including Dr. Michael Feige of Ben-Burion University of the Negev:

The boycott, if passed, would have directly affected not only universities like Ben-Gurion,...

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Anti-Israel boycott resolution fails at American Anthropology Association

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 7:30pm 6/7/2016 at 7:30pm
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The American Anthropology Association (AAA) has announced that the resolution to boycott Israeli university put before the membership was narrowly defeated.

For our earlier coverage of the years-long effort of anti-Israel radical faculty to demonize and boycott Israel, see here, here, and here.

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Over 1000 Academics Sign Anti-BDS Petition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 7:00am 6/1/2016 at 7:00am
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Faculty associations have been a focus of anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activity.

Unlike at universities, where there are counter-balancing constituencies, such associations can be hijacked by relatively small percentages of the membership, who take over committees and national councils. This allows the agenda to turn away fein the academic purposes...

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Question for @MarcLamontHill – How many must die for academic boycott of Israel?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 7:35pm 4/24/2016 at 7:35pm
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Marc Lamont Hill is a professor at Morehouse College and a frequent TV Commentator. He also is coming out with a new book soon on social justice in the U.S.

Lamont Hill also is a big supporter of the “Ferguson...

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American Historical Association to Consider Anti-Israel Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 11:30am 1/6/2016 at 11:30am

We wrote previously about the scheduled anti-Israel resolutions at the seasonal faculty association meetings in 2015-2016.

We are now in the midst of this season, with the American Historical Association (AHA) annual meeting in Atlanta this week. Once again, we see an attempt to politicize a reputable scholarly organization by a small group of...

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“there is a true fascism rising in academia and its target is Israel”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 9:15pm 11/21/2015 at 9:15pm

I was a guest earlier today on The Craig Silverman Show on 710 KNUS in Denver.

For almost 20 minutes we talked about the use or refusal to use the term “radical Islam,” Obama’s world view and foreign policy, Jesse Watters’ visit to Cornell, and the vote at the American Anthropological Association...

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ALERT: Faculty Association anti-Israel Boycott season has started

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 8:00pm 11/15/2015 at 8:00pm

The academic year in progress features several Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) resolutions to boycott Israeli universities by major academic professional organizations, as well as preparatory boycott activity to lead up to votes in future years.

Here is the schedule, in chronological order, based upon what we now know:

1. National Women’s...

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November 10, 1975 “Zionism is Racism” UN Resolution now revoked, but the hate endures

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 7:00am 11/10/2015 at 7:00am
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On November 10, 1975, the United Nations General Assembly passed the infamous “Zionism Is Racism” Resolution 3379.

The Resolution was revoked in 1991, but the theme remains the same among those who want to destroy Israel.

You can attend just about any Boycott Divestment and Sanctions rally, “Jewish Voice for Peace” protest, “Campaign...

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American Anthropological Association facing self-destructive BDS resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 3:40pm 10/28/2015 at 3:40pm

Last year we highlighted a debate within the American Anthropological Association as to whether to boycott Israel, and how the anti-Israel activists had stacked the deck, Anti-Israel academic boycotters rig debate at American Anthropological Association.

That stacked deck recently resulted in a one-sided report calling for action against Israel, though a full...

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Anti-Israel academic boycotters rig debate at American Anthropological Association

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 6:30pm 9/28/2014 at 6:30pm

The fight over the academic boycott of Israel in the United States mostly is confined to professional associations in the Humanities and Social Sciences, where anti-Israel activist faculty have some ability to rig the system in their favor through control of key committees and programs.

Unlike in the real world at universities,...

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