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Tuition Strike at Columbia U. Co-opted by Anti-Police and Anti-Israel Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 1, 2021 at 10:00am 3/1/2021 at 10:00am

This happens on the left pretty frequently. A protest starts about one thing, and then radicals take it over with another agenda.

The College Fix reports:

How Columbia’s tuition strike has been co-opted by efforts to break ties with NYPD and push anti-Semitism

In a January op-ed in Fortune magazine, Columbia University student Townesend...

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Northeastern U Hosted Marxist Anti-Israel Icon Angela Davis For Black History Month

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00am 2/24/2021 at 7:00am

As the spring 2021 college semester unfolds, universities around the country have organized events to commemorate Black History Month (rightly so). But at Northeastern University, a new “intersectional” student group took the opportunity to host radical anti-Israel activist Angela Davis, known for her frequent calls for the destruction of the...

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Prof. Marc Lamont Hill: Goal of Black Lives Matter is to “dismantle the Zionist project”

https://twitter.com/imariyahall/status/1361388174585528324
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:30pm 2/17/2021 at 7:30pm
https://twitter.com/imariyahall/status/1361388174585528324

Professor Marc Lamont Hill is an influential and high-profile leader of two movements: The Black Lives Matter movement and the anti-Israel movement. The “intersectional” hijacking and crossover of domestic movements in the anti-Israel cause is something we have covered for years.

Lamont Hill just admitted what we all knew, but some people...

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Student Senate at Florida State University Rejects Pro-BDS Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 10:00am 2/11/2021 at 10:00am

The author of the resolution is accused of making anti-Semitic statements in the past.

The Jewish News Syndicate reports:

Florida State University student senate rejects pro-BDS, anti-IHRA resolutions

The student senate at Florida State University rejected a series of resolutions that supported the anti-Israel BDS movement and rejected the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s working...

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California Proposed Ethnic Studies Curriculum A Subterfuge For Anti-American And Anti-Zionist Activism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlBz3LF1EGg
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 6:00pm 2/7/2021 at 6:00pm
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The California public school and university systems have seen their fair share of controversy—from outrage at the Islamist Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) involvement in a San Diego “anti-bullying” program to blowback against the Burbank Unified School District’s practice of temporarily discontinuing the teaching of classic books.

Now, the state’s Department of...

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Northeastern U ‘Students for Justice in Palestine’ Promotes Terrorist PFLP, Doubles Down After Backlash

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 6:00pm 1/31/2021 at 6:00pm

The Northeastern University branch of Students for Justice In Palestine recently held an event glorifying the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a Marxist-Leninist organization designated by the U.S. goverment as a foreign terrorist group. The PFLP committed some of the most infamous and deadly attacks targeting Israel and...

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Tufts U Condemns Student Government Resolution Blaming Israel For U.S. Police Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 6:30pm 1/27/2021 at 6:30pm
https://www.facebook.com/TuftsSJP/photos/pcb.2135402376596082/2135400369929616/

The Tufts University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) has proven itself to be one of the strongest advocates of “Deadly Exchange,” a false campaign started by anti-Zionist Jewish Voice for Peace, claiming that Israel and American Jewish groups are responsible for alleged unlawful police violence in the U.S....

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NYC Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang Vows to Fight Anti-Israel Boycott: “BDS Rooted in Antisemitic Thought”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJnOWLEe78Q
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/23/2021 at 12:00pm
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New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang has vowed to fight the antisemitic boycott movement if he becomes the city’s next mayor. In a column penned for the left-leaning Jewish magazine Forward, Yang likened the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to Nazi boycotts of Jewish businesses. 

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Pompeo Declares BDS Movement Antisemitic, Seeks to Defund Anti-Israel Boycott Campaigners

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 3:00pm 11/19/2020 at 3:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPjLlDFKyZw

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recognized the anti-Israel boycott campaign, or the BDS Movement, as antisemitic.

The State Department “will regard the global anti-Israel BDS campaign as anti-Semitic,” Secretary Pompeo said during a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

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Election Fallout: The Squad Adds Members To The Democrat Anti-Israel Caucus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 7:00pm 11/17/2020 at 7:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9MswDmSWpY

As regular readers doubtlessly know, the 2018 midterm elections presented Americans with a new phenomenon in the form of the congressional “Squad“: several avowedly anti-Israel (and often Islamist-allied) first-term U.S. Representatives. Now, as the smoke from #Election2020 begins to dissipate, it seems that (spoiler alert) The Squad’s congressional anti-Zionist cabal is...

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Claims That U. Toronto Succumbed To Zionists In Denying Human Rights Position To Valentina Azarova Fall Flat

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 6:00pm 11/8/2020 at 6:00pm
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When asserted “human rights scholar” (and anti-Israel polemicist) Valentina Azarova was denied a position leading the prestigious International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto, media and anti-Zionists alike painted a picture of Zionist Cancel Culture at work.
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TONIGHT: I’m Moderating Online Panel To Educate Jewish High School Students On The Hostility They Will Face At College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 16, 2020 at 10:00am 10/16/2020 at 10:00am

I’m moderating an online panel this Sunday, October 18, at 7 p.m. Eastern, to help prepare for Jewish high school students for the hostile environment they will face on many college campuses. The program is sponsored by The Israel Group:

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AOC submits (again) to anti-Zionist demands

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 9:00pm 10/4/2020 at 9:00pm
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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—darling of the far-left and heroine of the anti-Israel lobby—recently canceled an appearance sponsored by far left ‘pro-Israel’ groups, and reportedly is avoiding meeting with mainstream Jewish groups. In this post, I go over the background of how we got here.

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Antisemitic BDS Movement Making Inroads in Germany, New Report Reveals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gYXtoR9hJ8&t=370s
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7:00am 8/28/2020 at 7:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gYXtoR9hJ8&t=370s

Amid growing concern over antisemitic violence on German streets and anti-Israel activism on the country’s campuses, the U.S.-based policy research institute Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) has published a detailed report looking at the activities of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in Germany. 

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Investigation: Anti-Israel Activists Falsely Blame Israel for George Floyd’s Death, Stoke Anti-Jewish Violence

https://twitter.com/Sabaaneh/status/1267552704995483650
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 12:30pm 6/3/2020 at 12:30pm
https://twitter.com/Sabaaneh/status/1267552704995483650

We have seen this movie before. Whenever there is a high-profile death of a Black person in the U.S. at the hands of local police, anti-Israel activists try to hijack the anger and redirect it at Israel.

The death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police is another example. We...

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Academic Freedom Win: Israel Boycott Supporter Ilana Feldman Will Not Be Dean at George Washington U

https://www.facebook.com/ilana.feldman/posts/10207945756019830
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 7:00pm 5/27/2020 at 7:00pm
https://www.facebook.com/ilana.feldman/posts/10207945756019830

Ilana Feldman, a professor of anthropology at George Washington University (GWU), recently was appointed Interim Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at GWU.

There was an immediate firestorm of controversy, since Feldman is a supporter of and longtime activist leader of...

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My Newsweek Op-Ed: “Arab World Delusions Fuel BDS Campaign’s Coronavirus Conspiracies”

https://www.newsweek.com/arab-world-delusions-fuel-bds-campaigns-coronavirus-conspiracies-opinion-1504520
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 10:30am 5/17/2020 at 10:30am
https://www.newsweek.com/arab-world-delusions-fuel-bds-campaigns-coronavirus-conspiracies-opinion-1504520

Regular readers may remember my two-part investigation of the anti-Israel movement’s appropriation of coronavirus pandemic panic.

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