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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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Among the far-left, Islamists, and violent white supremacists, anti-Israel antisemitism is the common theme

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/29/2019 at 3:00pm
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It’s not like we haven’t been warning about this for the ten-plus years Legal Insurrection has been in existence. We have.

In posts too numerous to link, we have warned that the anti-Israel movement, including anti-Zionist and far left-wing Jews, has been so relentlessly demonizing and dehumanizing Israel that they were...

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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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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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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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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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Leftist Activism 101: Get in someone’s face and then play victim for the cameras

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 8:30pm 1/21/2019 at 8:30pm
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The recent interaction in DC between high school students (one in particular) and an older activist who is Native American reminded me of a warning...

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Anti-Semitism watchdog Canary Mission exposes Jewish Voice for Peace in new report

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:00pm 11/11/2018 at 2:00pm

Founded three years ago, Canary Mission is an anonymous organization that documents and exposes antisemitism and anti-Israel animus on America’s colleges and universities.

By compiling online dossiers and a searchable database of the activities and the publicly-available statements and social media postings of anti-Israel activists, Canary Mission exposes the vitriolic rantings of...

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New study: BDS activists hostile toward Jewish students, not just Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/12/2018 at 6:00pm

For many years we’ve been documenting anti-Israel activity on U.S. university and college campuses, typically part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and carried out by student groups like Students for Justice in Palestine.

In these prior posts we’ve described many instances when this Israel-related activism has crossed over the...

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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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Israel to boycott BDS boycotters, and BDS boycotters are furious

http://www.israellycool.com/2015/11/14/code-pinker-ariel-gold-slips-up-in-description-of-her-arrest/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:00am 1/8/2018 at 11:00am
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The Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement is dedicated to the destruction of Israel. As we documented, BDS in its present form was conceived at the 2001 Tehran and later Durban conferences, as a tactic with the goal...

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Ahed Tamimi supporters call for Intifada at Grand Central Station protest

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 7:00pm 1/6/2018 at 7:00pm

Ahed Tamimi is the Palestinian teen who turns 17 this month and has been the focus of protests after her arrest for kicking and hitting Israeli soldiers. It was streamed live on Facebook by Ahed’s mother.

As documented here many times, Ahed’s parents Bassem and Nariman, and Western supporters of the Tamimis,...

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New study: how anti-Israel faculty increase campus antisemitism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11:30am 10/24/2017 at 11:30am
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For a number of years we’ve been documenting anti-Israel activism on U.S. college campuses, carried out by student groups like Students for Justice in Palestine.

In these prior posts we’ve described many instances when this virulent anti-Israelism has crossed over the line into blatant anti-Jewish animus, including at schools like Vassar, Oberlin, ...

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New Report: Anti-Israel activism on campuses more “aggressive, sophisticated”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 6:10pm 9/24/2017 at 6:10pm
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The Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC), a national organization that supports pro-Israel and Zionist students on university campuses, has released a new report that summarizes the findings from nearly 1200 anti-Israel activities that took place...

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Anti-Israel Rally at U. Illinois: “No Zionists, no KKK, resisting fascists all the way”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:00pm 9/6/2017 at 7:00pm

For several years, anti-Israel activists have sought to hijack other causes in order to turn them against Israel.

A key component of these hijackings is so-called “intersectionality,” the concept that Israel is the unifying evil force in the world that ties together problems far distant from Israel, including alleged police brutality against...

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Vigil for Victims of Rasmea Odeh outside her appearance at Northwestern U

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:15pm 5/15/2017 at 10:15pm

Rasmea Odeh recently pleaded guilty to immigration fraud, for failing to disclose on her immigration applications her 1970 conviction and imprisonment in Israel for a 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two Hebrew University students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner.

Rasmea concocted a defense that she falsely answered the questions because she was...

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