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Lee Zeldin Rips Ilhan Omar-Sponsored Resolution Designed to Protect Boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 5:00pm 7/19/2019 at 5:00pm
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When it comes to the well-documented anti-Semitism of Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) has been unafraid to push back against their actions and question their claims.

For instance, Zeldin, who is Jewish, gave a blistering floor speech in March in which he slammed the sham...

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“Intersectionality” has become “a toxic mixture of racial and identity politics where anti-Zionism is the unifying feature”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:35pm 7/16/2019 at 8:35pm
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On July 15, 2019, I spoke at the Department of Justice Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism, on a panel regarding Anti-Semitism on Campus. My presentation was on “Intersectionality.”

Attorney General William Barr, in his opening statement to the Summit, specifically noted the importance of intersectional anti-Semitism:

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VIDEO: Anti-Israel Protesters Surround and Try To Intimidate Journalist Outside CUFI Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 8, 2019 at 9:00pm 7/8/2019 at 9:00pm
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Legal Insurrection previously exclusively reported on plans by several anti-Israel groups to disrupt the annual summit of Christians United For Israel (CUFI) held in Washington, D.C.

The main organizing group was Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), assisted by American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), and the U.S....

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Anti-Israel groups lock down planning for disruption inside Christians United For Israel Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 9:50pm 7/7/2019 at 9:50pm

Last week, we covered the June 22 planning meeting and joint effort of four anti-Israel groups — Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), and U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) — to protest the massive annual summit of Christians United for...

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Investigation: Anti-Israel groups plan disruption of Christians United for Israel Annual Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 8:20pm 6/30/2019 at 8:20pm
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On July 7-9, 2019, the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States, Christians United For Israel (CUFI), will hold its annual Summit in Washington, D.C.  Thousands of CUFI attendees will gather inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to hear from speakers such as Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of...

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German Student Associations Unite to Fight Antisemitic BDS Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/16/2019 at 12:00pm
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Germany’s leading national student associations have joined forces to fight the anti-Israel boycott movement—Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)—on college campuses. Perhaps the first academic initiative of its kind in Europe, the alliance comprises student groups from across the political spectrum.

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Poll Shows the Message is Getting Through: BDS is anti-Semitic

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 8:30pm 6/6/2019 at 8:30pm

When a coalition of student groups at Cornell University, led by Students for Justice in Palestine, recently tried to pass a divestment resolution against certain companies doing business in Israel, a couple of interesting things happened.

First, as is now a common tactic, the dispute was racialized to portray it as a...

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New Book Documents Ties Between BDS Campaign and Terror Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 8:00pm 6/1/2019 at 8:00pm
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The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs just released an electronic “book,” documenting the ties between the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign and Palestinian terror groups.

The book, written by  Dan Diker and Adam Shay lays out the connection between Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)—effectively...

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NYU Graduation Speaker Calls Trump a Fascist, Praises Anti-Israel BDS Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:00am 5/30/2019 at 11:00am
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A doctoral graduate named Steven Thrasher spoke at New York University’s convocation ceremony and offered a diatribe of left-wing talking points.

Thrasher bashed Trump and Israel while praising the BDS movement, Occupy Wall Street, and Black Lives Matter.

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Professor George Bisharat compares family loss of absentee Jerusalem rental property to Jewish property seized by Nazis

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 8:00pm 5/27/2019 at 8:00pm
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George Bisharat is a retired law professor at UC-Hastings College of Law.

Bisharat just published another in a long line of anti-Israel Op-Eds, this time in the L.A. Times, The case for a democratic one-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians.

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Anti-Israel bias at Human Rights Watch (Part 2: Two decades of anti-Zionism)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/18/2019 at 9:00pm
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In the first part of my documentation of the bias of Human Rights Watch, I focused on HRW’s “Israel and Palestine Country Director” Omar Shakir.

I demonstrated that, given his long record of anti-Israel activism, it is laughable for HRW to insist that Shakir would be able or even willing to impartially...

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German Parliament condemns Israel boycott movement as antisemitic, compares to Nazi boycott of Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00am 5/18/2019 at 10:00am
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In a devastating blow to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, Germany’s parliament has passed a resolution condemning BDS as antisemitic.

The resolution titled “Stand Resolutely Against the BDS Movement: Combat Antisemitism” calls for cutting state funding to organizations supporting anti-Israel boycott. The motion is first of its kind...

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Eurovision: Israel Fights BDS with ‘Beautiful, Diverse, Sensational’ Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/12/2019 at 12:00pm
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Ahead of next week’s Eurovision Song Contest, Israel is countering the anti-Israel boycott movement, or BDS, on social media and the internet with its ‘Beautiful, Diverse, Sensational’ campaign.

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Anti-Israel bias at Human Rights Watch (Part 1: Omar Shakir)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm 5/11/2019 at 8:00pm
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Israel has refused to renew a visa for Omar Shakir of Human Rights Watch (HRW) to remain in Israel as a human rights worker, based on his long history of anti-Israel activism. This has caused a storm of controversy and lawsuits, leading to the fair question: Is Shakir entitled to a...

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Corbyn-backed Palestinian Solidarity Campaign caught peddling gross anti-Semitic images and propaganda

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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Critics are calling on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to end his association with the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) after chapters of that group were found to have posted anti-Semitic propaganda on social media, the Evening Standard reported Wednesday.

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Analysis Shows Hundreds of Bots Promoting Boycott of Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 5:00pm 5/3/2019 at 5:00pm
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In an exclusive report this week, Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs, which is tasked with fighting the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign to isolate Israel internationally, revealed that the BDS movement has deployed hundreds of bots...

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Word Crimes: Left-wing Israel Studies faculty try to silence scholars deemed too pro-Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 8:00pm 5/2/2019 at 8:00pm

A fierce backlash was perhaps all but inevitable when a recently published special issue of the academic journal Israel Studies provided a powerful counterpoint to the incessant delegitimization of the world’s only Jewish state.

Under the title “Word Crimes: Reclaiming the Language of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” the volume (co-edited by Legal Insurrection contributor Professor...

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