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Members of Congress Want Answers on UNC Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/17/2019 at 6:00pm
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Last month, the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill held a conference on its campus called “Conflict over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities.” According to its website, it:

…will shed much needed light on the current realities in the Gaza Strip, giving participants a deeper understanding of the context of these...

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Demonization: One year ago the Durham boycott of police training in Israel launched

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 5:00pm 4/16/2019 at 5:00pm
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A year ago today, on April 16, 2018, the Durham North Carolina City Council passed the “Israel Resolution” making Durham the first city in the United States to boycott police trainings specifically with Israel.

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Trump’s Anti-Semitism Envoy: Yes, BDS is anti-Semitic

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/16/2019 at 2:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s anti-Semitism envoy rightfully called the BDS movement anti-Semitic. From The Wash...

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Anti-Israel activists shout down legal scholar’s lecture on legality of anti-BDS laws

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:40pm 4/14/2019 at 9:40pm
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Eugene Kontorovich is a brilliant legal scholar formerly with Northwestern University Law School, who recently joined George Mason University’s Scalia School of Law.

Kontorovich’s expertise includes international law, as well as free speech. His lecture The Legal Case for Israel is a must watch video.

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VIDEO: Cornell Student Assembly Rejects BDS

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 8:55pm 4/11/2019 at 8:55pm
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Cornell Student: Undergraduate Assembly must not adopt inaccurate and misleading BDS Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:00am 4/10/2019 at 7:00am
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On April 11, the Student Assembly will vote on a Resolution submitted by Students for Justice in Palestine (Resolution 36).

Much of Resolution 36 is deeply misleading and inaccurate. Resolution 36 must be rejected by the Student Assembly, which should not adopt a document which falls below basic academic standards.

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Kevin McCarthy: ‘Sad Day’ When Democrats Vote ‘Against Israel and in Support of the BDS Movement’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 5, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/5/2019 at 3:00pm
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House Republicans attempted to add pro-Israel and anti-BDS language into an unrelated resolution on Thursday.

The resolution “aimed to end U.S. participation in Yemen’s civil war,” which has caused a humanitarian crisis, “where Iran-backed Houthi rebels have sought to overthrow the country’s government, prompting a Saudi bombing campaign that has lasted nearly...

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Intimidation: Anti-Israel Activists Leave Mock Eviction Notices in Dorms at Emory U.

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 9:00am 4/4/2019 at 9:00am
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Students at Emory University, including Jewish students, woke up this week to find eviction notices taped to their dorm room doors. The notices were posted by ‘Emory Students for Justice in Palestine’ as part of “Israeli Apartheid Week.”

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Important win for Jewish students against anti-Zionist discrimination at Cal State and San Fran State

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 7:00pm 3/31/2019 at 7:00pm
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After years of hostility to Jews and their pro-Israel views at California State University and San Francisco State University, a lawsuit was brought against the board of trustees, faculty, and even the President of the University.

SFSU had been a particular thorn in the side of their Jewish students, more so than...

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Pro-Israel Bloggers Team up to Fight Anti-Semitic BDS Movement, LI Reports from the Field

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 18, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/18/2019 at 3:00pm
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Last week, Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs hosted a three-day conference, called DigiTell19, aimed at combating the anti-Semitic boycott campaign, or BDS Movement, hosting around 90 pro-Israel social media activists and bloggers from around the world. I had the privilege of representing my grassroots group, Indians For Israel, at the event...

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Cornell President to Students for Justice in Palestine: “I must reject your call for BDS-related divestment”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/28/2019 at 9:00pm

At Cornell University, a coalition of student groups led by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) has launched a BDS campaign through a Facebook announcement and a letter delivered to Cornell University President Martha Pollack.

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Fired Oberlin College Prof. Joy Karega, who spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, amends discrimination lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 4:30pm 2/26/2019 at 4:30pm

Joy Karega is the former Oberlin College professor of social justice writing caused enormous controversy when her anti-Semitic conspiracy theories spread on Facebook were revealed.

We covered the story initially, on March 1, 2016, Oberlin anti-Semitic rant Prof hosting BDS event this week.

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Appeals Court reinstates suit against Sheldon Adelson and others over support for Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 25, 2019 at 10:30am 2/25/2019 at 10:30am

In March 2016, we covered the filing of a lawsuit by notorious Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi and others against a long list of U.S. persons and entities alleging war crimes due to their support for Israel, Palestinian Bassem al-Tamimi lead plaintiff in suit against dozens of Americans for supporting Israel:

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National Black Law Enforcement group backs Georgia-Israel police exchange program

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 8:00pm 2/24/2019 at 8:00pm
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The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and the Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns (GCOAIC) have issued statements condemning the virulently anti-Israel and undeniably antisemitic campaign known as “Deadly Exchange”.

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Germany: Students at Cologne University Reject ‘Anti-Semitic’ BDS Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7:00am 2/22/2019 at 7:00am
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The student parliament at Germany’s Cologne University passed a resolution banning activities by the anti-Israel Boycott movement, or BDS, from the campus. The organizations and activists linked to BDS “should not be offered a platform at the University of Cologne,” the student representative body said in declaration passed in October 2018.

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Anti-Israel BDS boycott campaign returns to Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 9:30pm 2/20/2019 at 9:30pm

A coalition of student groups led by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is renewing a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) effort at Cornell University, where I teach.

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Anti-BDS Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 11:00am 2/6/2019 at 11:00am

The Senate passed a bill that denounces the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement 77-23 on Tuesday. The bill “allows state and local governments to boycott companies that boycott the country of Israel.”

The bill also contains a resolution that opposes President Donald Trump’s vow to withdraw American soldiers from Syria...

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