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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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BDS-funding Dem candidate Scott Wallace sinking, Cook moves #PA01 to ‘Leans Republican’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 6, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/6/2018 at 5:00pm
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Democrats had high hopes for a pick up in the newly-redistricted 1st District of Pennsylvania, the result of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision that threw out the 2010 redistricting for allegedly violating the Pennsylvania Constitution.

The issue of whether partisan redistricting violates the U.S. Constitution remains an open question, despite recent SCOTUS...

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Newton, MA public school officials backtrack on pledge to rid curriculum of anti-Israel bias

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 6:00pm 7/1/2018 at 6:00pm

In several posts we have described how biased teaching materials about the Arab-Israeli conflict and the history and practice of Islam were used for years in the curriculum of two public high schools in the Boston suburb of Newton, Massachusetts:

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Anti-Israel bias and harassment at Presbyterian Church USA’s General Assembly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/24/2018 at 6:00pm

The 223rd General Assembly (GA) of the mainline Presbyterian Church (USA) wrapped up yesterday on June 23rd with voting commissioners approving a number of overtures (resolutions) which “featured one-sided condemnations of Israel” while “almost no effort” was made to hold Palestinian governments accountable for stymying peace or “harming Israelis and...

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Oops: Anti-Israel South African union tweets photo of Jewish refugees from Arab countries to commemorate “Palestinian refugees”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 22, 2018 at 7:00am 6/22/2018 at 7:00am
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Wednesday June 20th was World Refugee Day, a day when the international community expresses solidarity for people forced to flee their homes as a result of war, persecution, or violence.

Palestinians and their supporters globally typically also use the opportunity of World Refugee Day to raise awareness about the current situation facing...

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Israeli Study Asserts Link Between BDS Movement and Palestinian Terrorist Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/21/2018 at 12:00pm
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The Israeli government has released detailed research they claim exposes the connection between global anti-Israel boycott movement and terrorist groups. The study commissioned by the Israeli Minister of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy described the web of connections joining prominent anti-Israel boycott organizations as the “hate network,” with their findings allegedly connecting...

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Anti-Israel group which planned to infiltrate Jewish summer camps not welcome at Camp Ramah

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/17/2018 at 6:00pm

Last week the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s official summer camping arm, the National Ramah Commission (NRC), pledged not to partner with an activist group of Ramah camp alumni affiliated with the far-left “IfNotNow” (INN) group.

In a letter distributed on June 11th to its institutional partners, whose programs this summer include...

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Jewish Democratic group won’t back BDS-funder Dem nominee Scott Wallace (#PA01)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/13/2018 at 1:00pm
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Scott Wallace is the progressive Democratic nominee in the 1st Congressional District in Pennsylvania, running against Brian Fitzpatrick in the newly created district. Fitzpatrick is the current Representative in the soon-to-be extinct 8th District, which disappeared as part of judicially-ordered redistricting.

Wallace’s foundation, the Wallace Global Fund, was a funder...

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Update: Durham NC Pro-Israel groups organize against City Council ban on police exchanges with Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/9/2018 at 8:00pm
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On April 16h, Durham, North Carolina became the first American city to align a municipal public policy with the agenda of the virulently anti-Jewish and anti-peace extremist organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), which falsely blames Israel and American Jewish organizations for U.S. domestic police militarization and instances of police violence...

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More Israel Demonizing Likely at Upcoming Presbyterian Church USA’s General Assembly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/3/2018 at 8:00pm

From June 16-23 the General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will meet in St. Louis where delegates will consider for passage at least eight Israel-related resolutions.

By contrast, in terms of its Middle East coverage, the GA is slated to consider only one overture “responding to the current Syrian crisis”...

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Israeli Report Reveals EU-Funded NGOs Linked to Terrorism and Anti-Israel Boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 10:48am 5/31/2018 at 10:48am
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Israel called on the European Union (EU) to stop funding organizations supporting terrorism against Israeli civilians and the boycott campaign against the state of Israel. A study published by Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs singled out more than a dozen European and Palestinian non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, that have received millions of...

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Book Review: Anti-Zionism on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 28, 2018 at 6:00pm 5/28/2018 at 6:00pm
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The demonization and delegitimization of Israel and bigotry directed toward Jewish faculty, staff, and students is increasing at dramatic rates on university and college campuses.

In these supposedly intellectual spaces, virulently anti-Israel “scholars” and student-activists connected to, and supportive of, the global BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) movement regularly:

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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.

Here’s the new judicially-ordered congressional map...

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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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