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Galway Univ: Shout down of pro-Israel speaker “unacceptable” and “will be investigated immediately”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 8:38am
Joseph Loughnane Galway Shouting BDS

This video of an anti-Israel Boycottt Divest and Sanction activist at National University of Ireland – Galway, shouting profanities at Professor Alan Johnson of the Fathom journal, is beginning to get attention after our

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Has “Israeli Apartheid Week” already peaked?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11:40am
American University IAW wall

I’d like to re-pose the age-old question: “If Israeli Apartheid Week happens on campus and no one notices, does it make a sound?”

Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) officially took place on campuses across the U.S. over the course of February 24-March 2, although the exact boundaries of the “week” varied somewhat.

When we set...

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BDS in Galway: “You’re f-ing Zionist, f-ing pricks, get the f–k off our campus”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:55pm
http://youtu.be/QoHKOZUEJcE

The anti-Israel boycott movement in Ireland is perhaps the most aggressive anywhere in Europe, something I highlighted in the post The Irish anti-Israel sickness isn’t limited to Ireland. Other British universities are not far behind.

If you want to know what the ugly face...

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Anti-Israel academic boycotters reaping counter-boycott they sowed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 5:00pm
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Judith Butler is an intellectual leader of the anti-Israel academic boycott movement.

Butler relentlessly seeks to delegitimize Zionism and Israel in the most crude terms, wrapped in an intellectual blanket.

Butler has no hesitation boycotting Israeli academics under the guise of...

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Israel seizes ship loaded with missiles destined for Gaza

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 8:22am
http://youtu.be/uf3Iur7oh1Q

The Leftist-Islamist anti-Israel coalition relentlessly complains about the Israeli military blockade of Gaza. 

On a number of occasions they have put together flotillas of civilians to break the blockade. One of those flotillas, organized by Turkish Islamists and loaded with European leftists, led to the controntation in 2010 in which nine...

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Netanyahu at AIPAC (Video of speech added)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9:01am
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is addressing the AIPAC conference this morning.

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Treating Syrian Casualties in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 8:18am
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The video embedded at the bottom of the post is of Dr. Massad Barhoum, the medical director of the Western Galilee Medical Center, one of three Israeli hospitals to treat Syrians wounded in that country’s civil war. He tells of how his hospital was informed by the IDF that they would...

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Where have you gone, Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:47am
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Speech UN Zionism is not Racism

Israel has been under international pressure for its entire existence. That pressure was worse in the past than it likely ever will be again.

The threats from the international union of thugs, tin pot dictators, and anti-Semites, also known as the U.N. General Assembly, even went so far in 1975 to...

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Obama threatens Israel on eve of Netanyahu visit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 6:45pm
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Jeffrey Goldberg has carved out what for a journalist covering the Middle East is an enviable niche — vigorously pro-Israel yet not anti-Obama.

When Bibi Netanyahu lectured Obama on the Middle East in a White House press conference in 2011, Goldberg leapt to Obama’s defense with the following declaration:

Dear Mr. Netanyahu, Please...

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Closed NYU anti-Israel conference goes off without a hitch, or a dissenting voice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 3:24pm
Twitter Sean Kennedy ASA BDS NYU Conference pushback

Friday and Saturday was the super-secret, closed-door BDS organizing conference held by NYU’s American Studies Department under the direction of Lisa Duggan, an NYU Prof. and incoming President of the American Studies Association.

Duggan, a big supporter of the anti-Israel academic boycott, apparently did not want dissenting voices present:

The agenda was stacked...

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Iran’s Muddy Waters

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 28, 2014 at 9:00am
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According to an article last month in the New York Times Iran is facing a major water crisis.

Iran is facing a water shortage potentially so serious that officials are making contingency plans for rationing in the greater Tehran area, home to 22 million, and other major cities around the country. President...

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At NYU it’s hard to tell American Studies from outright anti-Israel organizing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:39pm
NYU American Studies Conference Circuits of Influence Banner

We previously made reference to the anti-Israel conference organized for February 28- March 1, 2014 by Lisa Duggan, a professor in NYU’s American Studies Department and incoming President of the American Studies Association. (Full conference poster at bottom of post.)

When Elder of Ziyon blog and others caught wind of Duggan trying to...

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Video – UCLA student melts down after anti-Israel resolution defeated

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:34am
UCLA student we just fucking blew it

We covered the defeat of the UCLA divestment resolution earlier.

Here is a video of how a student council member note taker, who apparently supported the resolution, reacted (the sound on the Google Hangout live feed (via Daily Bruin)...

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UCLA Student Council rejects anti-Israel divestment resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 9:33am
UCLA votes 7-5 against BDS resolution

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...

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