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Anti-Israel Activists at UCLA Try to Shout Down Lebanese Christian Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:30am 5/19/2018 at 9:30am
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When you read the description of what happened below, bear in mind that these are college students. Yet they are completely divorced from reality and out of control.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Anti-Israel Activists Try to Shout Down Lebanese Christian at UCLA

Pro-Palestinian students at UCLA attacked a Lebanese Christian sharing the story...

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Dem Scott Wallace (#PA01) foundation funded worst-of-the-worst anti-Israel pro-BDS groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/17/2018 at 3:00pm
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Pennsylvania’s newly formed 1st Congressional District is a classic “swing” district, and is rated a toss-up by Cook Political Report. Scott Wallace just won the Democrat nomination, and will run against Republican Brian Fitzpatrick, currently the Rep in the soon-to-be phased out 8th District.

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Germany: Students at Heidelberg University Reject ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 9:00am 5/15/2018 at 9:00am
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The Student Council at Germany’s prestigious Heidelberg University has passed a resolution rejecting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement for being antisemitic. Last Tuesday, the student body voted in favor of severing ties with groups engaged in anti-Israel boycott campaign, barring them for getting university funding and venues for...

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ALERT: Anti-Israel coordinating group to launch municipal-level campaigns against Israel in June

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 9:00am 5/8/2018 at 9:00am
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Starting in June, the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR), an anti-Israel organization based in Washington, DC, is planning to launch a “three-year plan” to support “municipal-level campaigns across the country” which aim at ending U.S. support for Israel.

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Gender Studies Professor files complaint against male prof. over tame elevator joke

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:00am 5/7/2018 at 11:00am
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You know, every day I am glad I converted politically and am no longer a leftist feminist shill, mainly because I cannot believe how intolerant and insensitive they’ve become.

The latest controversy comes from a leftist feminist professor, who also supports the BDS movement against Israel, because a man had the nerve...

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Demonization: Durham NC City Council bans police exchanges with Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/22/2018 at 7:30pm
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Last week Durham, North Carolina became the first American city to align a municipal public policy with the agenda of the anti-Israel fringe organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), which falsely blames Israel and American Jewish groups for instances of police violence against blacks in the U.S....

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Over 50 Student Groups at NYU Pledge to Boycott Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:00am 4/19/2018 at 8:00am
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Israel is the only nation in the region that protects the rights of women and the LGBT community, a fact campus progressives seem to always dismiss.

Campus Reform reports:

More than 50 NYU groups pledge to boycott Israel

More than 50 student groups at New York University have pledged to boycott Israeli goods and...

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Group plans to infiltrate Jewish summer camps to turn campers against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/8/2018 at 7:30pm

In the saturated arena of anti-Israel political activism in the U.S., the once little-known Washington D.C.-based organization IfNotNow (INN) is catapulting its way to the forefront of the pack.

In one of its boldest moves, IfNotNow is planning to train camp counselors to “teach” campers at Jewish summer camps about the Israeli...

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BDS Movement threatens Netflix over streaming Israeli hit series Fauda

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 1:15pm 3/29/2018 at 1:15pm
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I’ve never seen the Israeli series “Fauda,” but it certainly has received a lot of buzz.

The series, in Arabic and Hebrew, details Israeli undercover units operating in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) against terror suspects. From the few clips I’ve seen, it’s something along the action level of “24” though...

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Silencing History: U.S. University Publishers Shun Book “Ending the Deir Yassin Myth”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 7:30pm 3/18/2018 at 7:30pm

Why have American academic presses rejected a book manuscript by Dr. Eliezer Tauber, a former dean and highly-regarded Israeli history professor at Bar-Ilan University’s Department of Middle Eastern Studies?

Tauber is an award-winning and prolific expert on the early phases of the Arab-Israeli conflict. By all accounts, his latest book about the...

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Social Media Activists Unite to Fight Incitement and Hate Against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 11:00am 3/16/2018 at 11:00am
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Earlier this week, the government of Israel organised  the three-day #DigiTell18 conference aimed at formulating strategies to counter anti-Israel campaigns, hosting 60 pro-Israel advocates from 15 different countries in Jerusalem. I had the privilege to represent my grassroots group Indians For Israel at the event.

“For the first time, BDS [anti-Israel boycott...

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Court allows expanded lawsuit against American Studies Association and lead faculty activists over Israel Boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 5:30pm 3/10/2018 at 5:30pm

The American Studies Association (ASA) adopted the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) academic boycott of Israel in December 2013.

The academic boycott, which is considered a violation of academic freedom by the American Association of University Professors, was condemned by over 250 university presidents and numerous university associations.

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Court: National origin (Israeli) discrimination claim against National Lawyers Guild can go forward

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 9, 2018 at 3:00pm 3/9/2018 at 3:00pm

The National Lawyers Guild is a left-wing lawyer organization that, among other things, actively provides legal advocacy in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. NLG also advocates against Israel on a variety of international issues.

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Anti-Israel protesters disrupt Israeli speakers at U. Virginia

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 9:30pm 2/25/2018 at 9:30pm

As we have documented here dozens of times, a standard anti-Israel tactic on campuses is to disrupt events and speakers. The purpose of even a temporary disruption is to intimidate and make clear...

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Mob at Kings College London disrupts appearance of Israeli speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/14/2018 at 1:00pm
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The anti-Israel movement, including Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists, seek to drive Israeli and pro-Israel speakers from college campuses through disruptions. The goal is to scare off not only speakers, but students who want to invite speakers.

The physical intimidation that accompanies this strategy goes beyond expressing disagreement.

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Ohio State University Students Defeat Anti-Israel Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00pm 1/26/2018 at 2:00pm
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When at first they don’t succeed, anti-Israel activists try, try again.

This 2017 report from The Algemeiner noted For Third Time in Two Years, Ohio State Students Reject Anti-Israel Divestment Motion

Just days ago the anti-Israel activists were defeated again, as this press release from pro-Israel StandWithUs shows:

StandWithUs Congratulates OSU Students for Defeating...

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New Orleans City Council rescinds BDS-backed resolution: We were duped

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11:00am 1/26/2018 at 11:00am
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We have seen this movie before, particularly on campuses.

Anti-Israel activists from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement have a Plan A – to get a student council, company, university, faculty group, artist or government entity to adopt the BDS economic, cultural and academic boycott of Israel. Sometimes that works, but...

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