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French President Macron: Anti-Zionism is the “reinvented form of anti-Semitism”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 12:30pm 7/16/2017 at 12:30pm

There is an increasing recognition that most of the anti-Zionist movement, including Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), is the new format for centuries-old anti-Semitism.

The reason anti-Zionists, with few exceptions, seek the destruction of Israel and deny the Jews the right to a homeland in their historic homeland, is because of Israel’s...

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Practicing anti-Semitism is stressful! “Dyke March Chicago” fundraising for “self-care retreat”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 3, 2017 at 7:30pm 7/3/2017 at 7:30pm
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On June 24, 2017, Jews who carried a Jewish LGBT Pride flag with a Star of David on it at the “Dyke March Chicago” were singled out by organizers and kicked out of the event, which was held on public property.

The actions were anti-Semitic despite claims by the organizers they were only “anti-Zionist,” as...

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Amazon Removes Bestselling ‘Palestinian Ancient History’ Book Consisting of Blank Pages

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 9:00am 7/2/2017 at 9:00am

For a century Palestinians have been denying and denigrating the Jewish people’s attachment to the Land of Israel even as they’ve been doubling-down on their own fictitious claims to ‘Palestine’ in antiquity and to family lineages in the Holy Land that predate that of the ancient Hebrews.

A former adjunct lecturer of Jewish history...

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Criminal Complaint filed after BDS disrupts Humboldt University (Berlin) speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 7:00pm 7/1/2017 at 7:00pm
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The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is becoming increasingly violent. We have seen this in the U.S. through frequent physical disruptions of Israel-related events.

Indeed, as I have documented many times, disruption of Israel-related events was a precursor to the more general campus intolerance we are seeing at places such as...

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Jewish Leaders Slam Inaction of German Lawmakers on Rising Antisemitism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00am 6/22/2017 at 10:00am
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Germany’s Jewish community has criticised the government and lawmakers for failing to act against the rising antisemitism in the country. The Head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Josef Schuster, slammed the German politicians over ‘lack of interest’ when it comes to combatting the rising antisemitism within the country. The Central...

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Modern Language Association members pass ANTI-BDS resolution by 2-1 margin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7:10pm 6/14/2017 at 7:10pm

In a severe blow to the anti-Israel academic boycott movement, the 18,000 member Modern Language Association has passed a Resolution explicitly rejecting the academic boycott of Israel.

The academic boycott of Israel had been termed a grave threat to the academic freedom of everyone and the free exchange of ideas by over...

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Another Ryerson Univ BDS Scandal: Jewish Student Prohibited from Placement with pro-Israel Toronto Jewish Agencies

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 11:30am 5/30/2017 at 11:30am

We’ve written before about Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada in connection to BDS and virulently anti-Israel activism crossing over into flagrant antisemitism and creating a toxic environment for Jews, Anti-Israel protest disrupts vote to support Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U.

In that earlier post we highlighted how several groups of Ryerson...

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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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Dartmouth Prof withdraws as Dean of Faculty after BDS past revealed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00am 5/23/2017 at 7:00am
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We previously wrote about the firestorm that erupted over the appointment of Professor N. Bruce Duthu to be Dean of the Faculty at Dartmouth College, New Dartmouth Dean of Faculty endorsed academic boycott of Israel, here’s what that entails.

In that post, I questioned how Duthu could fulfill the duties of the position of...

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Tables turned: Modern Language Association in midst of voting on Anti-BDS Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/18/2017 at 7:00pm

We have previously covered the never-ending saga at the anti-Israel obsession of some members of Modern Language Association (MLA).

Those members have engaged in a years-long attempt to get MLA, the largest academic society in the humanities, to boycott Israel and to officially join the “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” (BDS) movement.

After the...

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Vigil for Victims of Rasmea Odeh outside her appearance at Northwestern U

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:15pm 5/15/2017 at 10:15pm

Rasmea Odeh recently pleaded guilty to immigration fraud, for failing to disclose on her immigration applications her 1970 conviction and imprisonment in Israel for a 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two Hebrew University students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner.

Rasmea concocted a defense that she falsely answered the questions because she was...

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FIFA Kicks Decision on Israel’s Settlement Soccer Teams To 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 11:00am 5/14/2017 at 11:00am
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On Thursday May 11, at the 67th FIFA Congress in Manama, Bahrain the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) and its supporters of vehemently anti-Israel ‘human rights’ organizations lost...

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New Dartmouth Dean of Faculty withdraws support for academic boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:00am 5/10/2017 at 7:00am
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We previously reported on the growing controversy surrounding newly appointed Dartmouth College Dean of Faculty N. Bruce Duthu, due to his prior endorsement of the academic boycott of Israel, New Dartmouth Dean of Faculty endorsed academic boycott of Israel, here’s what that entails.

In that post, I questioned how Duthu could fulfill the...

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New Dartmouth Dean of Faculty endorsed academic boycott of Israel, here’s what that entails

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 8:45pm 5/8/2017 at 8:45pm
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There is a mini-firestorm that has erupted slowly over the appointment of Professor N. Bruce Duthu to be Dean of the Faculty at Dartmouth College.

The first flames appeared in late March 2017 at the Dartblog, run by Dartmouth alums. After noting Duthu’s alleged lack of academic and professional qualifications for such a...

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WATCH: Pro-Israel Cornell students joyously sing and dance in face of anti-Israel “die in”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 5/4/2017 at 8:30pm

At Cornell we mostly have great students. This is a story about some of those great students at an Israel Independence Day event who reacted in a powerful way when a small group of students from the anti-Israel Students for Justice in Palestine disrupted the event.

You may recall that there have...

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Texas: We’re boycotting the anti-Israel boycotters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/3/2017 at 4:00pm

The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is a well-financed international movement launched at the anti-Semitic 2001 Durban conference.

The BDS movement falsely is portrayed as having launched as a 2005 grassroots call from Palestinian civil society. In fact, as I have proven, BDS  traces its roots back to the anti-Jewish Arab boycotts...

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Court: Discrimination case by Israeli company against National Lawyers Guild can advance

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/18/2017 at 5:30pm

The National Lawyers Guild is a left-wing lawyer organization that, among other things, actively provides legal advocacy in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. NLG also advocates against Israel on a variety of international issues.

NLG is a “proud member” of the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (since...

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