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Columbia University President Condemns Anti-Semitism in Statement Ahead of BDS Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 8:00am 3/10/2020 at 8:00am

Kudos to President Bollinger for making this statement. We need more leaders in higher education to do the same.

From the Columbia website:

President Bollinger Condemns Anti-Semitism in a Statement Before the Senate Plenary

I want to speak about a difficult matter—about a concern I have regarding the risk of a rising anti-Semitism on...

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VIDEO – Anti-Israel AIPAC protester: “The Jews should be on their knees begging for forgiveness”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 7:30pm 3/8/2020 at 7:30pm
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From March 1-3, 2020, I attended the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Annual Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on a press pass. As part of my coverage of the conference, I spent nearly four hours interviewing, taping, and photographing anti-Israel protesters who had gathered outside the venue.

Though their chants of...

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Austrian Parliament Declares BDS Movement as Antisemitic

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 28, 2020 at 9:00am 2/28/2020 at 9:00am
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Austria’s parliament passed a unanimous resolution on Thursday condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement (BDS) as antisemitic. The resolution, tabled by the ruling People’s Party, was supported by all political groups represented in Austria’s National Council.

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UC-Berkeley anti-Israel activists rip up photo of Rasmea Odeh’s terror victims

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 9:00pm 2/16/2020 at 9:00pm

Rasmea Odeh is a terrorist who not only was convicted of killing two Israeli students, she lied to get into the U.S. and become a U.S. citizen.

Odeh was convicted of immigration fraud and deported in September 2017. Now she’s making a comeback on campuses, glorified by groups like Students for Justice...

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Student Govt. at U. Illinois Approves Anti-Israel, Anti-ICE Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:30am 2/15/2020 at 9:30am

The campus left has become so predictable. What do resolutions such as these actually accomplish?

The College Fix reports:

University of Illinois student government approves anti-Israel, anti-ICE resolution

Backed by half the student senate’s leadership committee, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s student government approved a resolution dem...

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UN Issues Blacklist of Companies Doing Business With Jewish Communities in Israel’s Judea and Samaria Region

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 4:00pm 2/12/2020 at 4:00pm

The UN Human Rights Council has issued a blacklist of over a hundred companies doing business in Israel’s Judea and Samaria region (also referred to as the West Bank).

The database published on Wednesday comprises mostly of Israeli firms, but also includes big international names such as Airbnb, Expedia, TripAdvisor,...

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Oberlin College settles lawsuit by professor fired after spreading anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:30pm 2/6/2020 at 7:30pm

You may remember Joy Karega, a former Oberlin College “social justice writing” professor.

Karega was caught spreading batsh*t crazy conspiracy theories on Facebook, many focusing on world control by Jews.

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Campus Activists Shut Down Student Govt. Meeting at Berkeley Shouting ‘Free Palestine’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 8:00am 2/6/2020 at 8:00am

The BDS movement is still alive and well at Berkeley.

The College Fix reports:

Student activists chanting ‘Free Palestine’ shut down UC-Berkeley student government meeting

A mob of student activists chanting “free Palestine” disrupted a student government committee meeting Monday at the University of California-Berkeley, as the body was scheduled to vote on a...

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‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ student activist distorts Anne Frank’s death to use against Trump and Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:30pm 1/21/2020 at 7:30pm

What kind of person misrepresents how Anne Frank died in order to try to score a political point against Trump and Israel? The far-left ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ student activist type.

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Student Govt. at Dickinson College Votes to Ban Israeli Hummus to be More ‘Inclusive’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10:00am 1/14/2020 at 10:00am

Do supporters of the BDS movement have any idea how stupid this looks to most people?

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov votes to ban Israeli hummus to be more ‘inclusive’

Late last year, the student senate at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania passed a ban against Sabra Hummus on campus as part of the Boycott,...

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New Research Study: Faculty Promote Their Anti-Israel Agenda In Classes

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 13, 2020 at 7:00pm 1/13/2020 at 7:00pm
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In the years since our founding, Legal Insurrection has covered anti-Israel activism on our nation’s campuses. Though expressions of anti-Zionism on campus are often the work of radical student groups such as Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), behind many such groups and their anti-Israel messaging stands faculty support for 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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UK: Boris Johnson to Pass Anti-BDS Law, Says Senior Conservative Politician

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 16, 2019 at 9:00am 12/16/2019 at 9:00am
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Days after winning a landslide majority in the UK general elections, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a law combating the anti-Israel boycott campaign, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS), a senior Conservative politician revealed on Sunday.

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib Keynotes ‘American Muslims for Palestine’ Conference Devoted to Destroying Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:30pm 12/5/2019 at 7:30pm
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In a recent post, I documented how American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) ejected me from its annual conference Thanksgiving weekend because it was afraid I would provide negative coverage. For background on the harassing treatment I received, see Fearing Negative Coverage, ‘American Muslims for Palestine’ Conference Ejects Legal Insurrection Reporter.

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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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Protesters Violently Disrupt Pro-Israel Event at York University in Toronto

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/23/2019 at 12:00pm
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York University in Toronto recently hosted a panel with some former members of the Israeli Defence Force. Members of Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) showed up to protest and things got ugly.

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Vassar President: It was anti-Semitic to shout at Israeli Jewish speaker “From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be Free”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 2:00pm 11/19/2019 at 2:00pm
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Search for Vassar College in Legal Insurrection’s archives, and you’ll find scores of posts documenting Vassar students’ efforts to shut down speech with which they disagree. This is a longstanding problem on today’s college campuses, and it is perhaps most commonly manifested in attacks on Israeli, pro-Israel, and/or Jewish speakers.

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