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Anti-Semitism watchdog Canary Mission exposes Jewish Voice for Peace in new report

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:00pm 11/11/2018 at 2:00pm

Founded three years ago, Canary Mission is an anonymous organization that documents and exposes antisemitism and anti-Israel animus on America’s colleges and universities.

By compiling online dossiers and a searchable database of the activities and the publicly-available statements and social media postings of anti-Israel activists, Canary Mission exposes the vitriolic rantings of...

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Israel Boycott funder Democrat Scott Wallace defeated in #PA01

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/7/2018 at 1:00pm

Some good news.

We previously wrote about Democrat Scott Wallace running in the judicially redistricted Pennsylvania 1 district, Dem Scott Wallace (#PA01) foundation funded worst-of-the-worst anti-Israel pro-BDS groups:

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Spartacus 2020: NJ Will Allow Cory Booker to Run for President and Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2:00pm 11/3/2018 at 2:00pm
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Just come out and say you’re running in 2020, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ).

It’s obvious now that New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill that will allow Spartacus to run for president and senator at the same time.

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Antonio Delgado joins other fringe Dems in questioning Israel’s legitimacy (#NY19)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 26, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/26/2018 at 1:00pm
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Recently we posted on the outrageously misinformed remarks about Israel delivered by U.S. congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) at a conference in St. Paul, At extremist event, Democrat Rep. Betty McCollum accuses Israel of practicing ‘apartheid’.

Now another poorly informed Democrat has slandered Israel’s robust and vibrant democracy.

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At extremist event, Democrat Rep. Betty McCollum accuses Israel of practicing “apartheid”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 7:00pm 10/14/2018 at 7:00pm
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The false claim that Israel is an ‘apartheid’ state underpins the intellectual foundations of the BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) movement. The smear actually originated in anti-Zionist campaigns that were initiated by Communist states during the Cold War.

Since the 2001 UN conference in Durban, which launched the BDS movement, the...

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U. Michigan BDS Bully Prof. receives mild punishment, as second faculty perp identified

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 9:00pm 10/11/2018 at 9:00pm
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You remember John Cheney-Lippold, the U. Michigan professor who agreed to write a recommendation for a student, then pulled it when he realized the student intended to use it to study in Israel.

We covered the story in BDS Bully: U. Michigan Prof discriminates against student wanting to study in Israel.

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BDS Activists Interrupt Israeli Holocaust Film in Berlin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 6:45pm 10/10/2018 at 6:45pm
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Who would bash Israel and Jews during a Holocaust film in Berlin, Germany?? These two BDS idiots apparently.

From The Jerusalem Post:

Two activists from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign disrupted the presentation of an Israeli Holocaust film in Berlin last week, prompting Israeli security officials to evict the protesters as the...

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BDS Bully: U. Michigan Prof discriminates against student wanting to study in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 9:00pm 9/30/2018 at 9:00pm
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One of the most important developments in the academic boycott of Israel took place a couple of weeks ago.

A professor at the University of Michigan, John Cheney-Lippold, agreed to write a recommendation letter for a student, Abigail Engber, but later refused when he found out...

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Anti-Semitic campaign to blame Jews and Israel for U.S. police practices towards minorities shifts into overdrive

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 8:10pm 9/29/2018 at 8:10pm
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Congrats Prof. Miriam Elman: Algemeiner’s top 100 people “positively influencing Jewish life”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm 9/15/2018 at 8:00pm

The Algemeiner “was founded in 1972 by famed journalist Gershon Jacobson as Der Algemeiner Journal and was originally published in Yiddish.” It’s now one of a core of “Jewish” publications, but unlike some leftist publications like The Forward, it’s more moderate in its politics.

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More Demonization: Jewish Voice for Peace leading effort to ban DC police training in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 3, 2018 at 7:00pm 9/3/2018 at 7:00pm

A Washington D.C. chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is spearheading a coalition of far-left groups who are calling on the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to end its participation in police exchanges and counter-terrorism training visits to Israel.

The effort follows on a decision this past April by the Durham,...

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Vassar Disorientation Guide urges students to “Slap a Zionist”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 4:30pm 9/2/2018 at 4:30pm

Students at numerous schools have created a “Disorientation Guide” to be distributed to incoming first-year students to offset official Orientation Guides.

A Disorientation Guide (full copy embedded at bottom of post)(pdf.) was just distributed at Vassar College, and it was loaded with anti-Israel, pro-BDS invective.

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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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American Association of University Professors: Don’t boycott the anti-Israel academic boycotters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 9:10pm 8/8/2018 at 9:10pm
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The academic boycott of Israel, part of the broader Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, has been endorsed by approximately 1400 university and college faculty members in the U.S. alone.

So far, the only major academic association to endorse the academic boycott was the American Studies Association (December 2013), though there have...

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Cory Booker: I was tricked into holding this anti-Israel sign

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 7:30pm 8/4/2018 at 7:30pm

Senator Cory Booker appeared at the Netroots 2018 conference.

Netroots is the annual gathering of far-left (“progressive”) activists. For presidential hopefuls hoping to generate buzz among the base, Netroots is a must. This year Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Cory Booker were among the speakers.

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund finances key groups behind anti-Israel church divestment efforts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 7:30pm 7/29/2018 at 7:30pm
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Why are so many of America’s mainline churches partnering with the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR), an anti-Israel organization which allegedly has financial ties to terror groups and is a leader...

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In blow to anti-Israel profs, lawsuit against American Studies Association over BDS to stay in federal court

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 10:00am 7/7/2018 at 10:00am

The American Studies Association (ASA) was the first, and so far the only, major American academic association to adopt the academic boycott of Israel, part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) call to isolate and cut ties with Israel and Israelis.

The fallout from the December 2013 ASA resolution was swift. The...

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