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Investigation: How Anti-Israel Activists Are Hijacking The Coronavirus Crisis And Turning It Against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 9:00pm 4/9/2020 at 9:00pm

We have written a lot about how anti-Israel activists routinely hijack causes, events, and crises unrelated to Israel, using “intersectional” theory to turn those issues against the Jewish state.

That phenomenon is playing out again with the coronavirus pandemic, providing the ‘usual suspects’ with yet another issue to exploit.

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Former Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Suing Netflix and Filmmaker Over Central Park Five Documentary

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3:00pm 3/29/2020 at 3:00pm
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Linda Fairstein was the Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor in the 1980’s when a woman was attacked in Central Park. She claims that a documentary about the case released last year is full of falsehoods, and now she is suing Netflix.

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California Dreaming

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 10, 2020 at 9:30pm 2/10/2020 at 9:30pm

I’m back from California. In less than 72 hours on the ground, I packed in three important events, including a talk on campus free speech and culture for the Cornell and Harvard Clubs in Orange County, a panel appearance about anti-Israel activism on campuses at the national conference of Alums for...

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Campus ‘Undoing Racism’ Workshop Tells Participants That All White People Are Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 9:30am 2/8/2020 at 9:30am

What a unifying message. By the way, this didn’t happen at one school. This is a traveling workshop.

The College Fix reports:

At ‘Undoing Racism’ workshop, participants told ‘all white people are racist’

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond’s “Undoing Racism” workshop, hosted on various college campuses and other community locations across the...

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American Historical Association Rejects Anti-Israel Resolution for the 4th Time

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7:00pm 1/8/2020 at 7:00pm
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For the fourth time in a row, the American Historical Association (AHA) rejected anti-Israel resolutions at its annual meeting on Sunday, January 5.

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Investigation: ‘Students for Justice in Palestine’ Locked Down Its Annual Conference, What Was It Hiding?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 25, 2019 at 9:00am 11/25/2019 at 9:00am
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Last week, we reported on the disruption of Israeli Hen Mazzig’s talk by Vassar College Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) in Vassar President: It was anti-Semitic to shout at Israeli Jewish speaker “From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be Free”.

In a breath of fresh air, Vassar president Elizabeth...

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AUDIO: “There is a hunger on behalf of students to learn about” free speech “and they’ve never had anybody explain it to them”

photo credit Ellen Gugenberger
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:30pm 11/12/2019 at 8:30pm
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A little over two years ago, on October 25, 2017, I gave a speech about free speech and hate speech at Vassar College.

It was, as I have described many times, an ‘out-of-body’ experience because of false claims spread about me and my appearance by students, including student government. From my post, Safe...

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Protect your rights against those claiming a crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 9:30pm 8/7/2019 at 9:30pm
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Every time I think the media-Democrat frenzy could not get any more frenzied, it gets more frenzied.

How seamlessly they have transitioned from almost three years of Russia-collusion-mania to the current frenzy claiming that anyone and everyone who supports Donald Trump is a white supremacist.

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Famed Sex Crimes Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Being Purged After Netflix Program About ‘Central Park Five’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11:00am 6/5/2019 at 11:00am
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Linda Fairstein was the sex crimes prosecutor in New York City in 1989 when a young woman was attacked and raped in Central Park. The case drew national attention and a group of minority teens who were allegedly “wilding” in the park were convicted.

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Diversity is the Unofficial Religion of Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/30/2019 at 12:00pm

I’ve been making this point for years and now more and more people are beginning to notice the same thing.

Christian Schneider writes at the New York Post:

Secular universities now demand a ‘profession of faith’

Many religious universities have historically used “statements of faith” to uphold their religious mission. But while such policies...

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Putting Social Justice Warfare on trial: Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit against Oberlin College heading to trial

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9:05pm 4/22/2019 at 9:05pm
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Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, is in a pitched legal fight with Oberlin College. It’s a classic town-gown fight, the working class locals versus the wealthier and often out-of-state students, faculty and administrators — but added into the mix is Oberlin’s infamous social justice warrior culture.

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My visit to the White House in support of campus free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 9:00pm 3/29/2019 at 9:00pm

I was honored and humbled to be present at the White House last week to witness President Trump sign an executive order designed to protect free speech in higher education.

Public colleges and universities must now stop trampling upon students’ First Amendment rights, or risk federal cuts to their research dollars. I...

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Cornell President to Students for Justice in Palestine: “I must reject your call for BDS-related divestment”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/28/2019 at 9:00pm

At Cornell University, a coalition of student groups led by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) has launched a BDS campaign through a Facebook announcement and a letter delivered to Cornell University President Martha Pollack.

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Sarah Lawrence Prof pens Op-Ed about lack of intellectual diversity, social justice warriors want him driven off campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:00am 11/3/2018 at 10:00am
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Professor Samuel Abrams is a conservative-leaning tenured professor of politics at Sarah Lawrence College. He is active in Heterodox Academy, a group of almost 2000 academics devoted to intellectual diversity on campus.

Prof. Abrams recently wrote an op-ed for the New York Times about the lack of ideological diversity among administrators at...

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Legal Insurrection is 10 years old

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7:00am 10/12/2018 at 7:00am

Ten years ago today, at 5:42 p.m. Eastern, Legal Insurrection published its first post, Obama is Door No. 2.

But why?

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New study: BDS activists hostile toward Jewish students, not just Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/12/2018 at 6:00pm

For many years we’ve been documenting anti-Israel activity on U.S. university and college campuses, typically part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and carried out by student groups like Students for Justice in Palestine.

In these prior posts we’ve described many instances when this Israel-related activism has crossed over the...

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Gaza: Two PFLP terrorists killed when rocket they were firing exploded prematurely

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:30pm 7/30/2018 at 9:30pm
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This could become a series.

Call it the Palestinian Terrorist ‘Work Accident’ Series:

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