Anti BDS

A Firsthand Account of Anti-Israel Violence at a UK University

Campus security officers barricaded the doors. The mob swarmed in on us. We were caged  in a room at University College London (UCL). Crowds of scowling faces were pressed against the window, pointing, jeering, roaring hateful words — their cameras flashing all…

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Think Twice Before Jumping on the BDS Bandwagon

Political movements often depend on spoken or unspoken hatreds to perpetuate themselves. Often, however, they can use ambiguity to mask these motives and appeal to a broader audience. However, sometimes, when haters show their true colors, onlookers and fellow travelers…

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The resurgence of anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism is one of those vicious maladies that ought to be close to eradication, like polio. But it turns out it’s more like crabgrass: You can never eliminate it entirely, and given half a chance, it will spread rapidly. The…

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SJP brings extremism to campus

Palestinian poet, writer, and activist Remi Kanazi, Students for Justice in Palestine’s (SJP) latest guest, compares Jews to the KKK. He poses in support of  terrorists and advocates violence. His presence is part of a focus-grouped and incubated hatred, which…

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US Quakers back BDS, anti-IDF groups

Contrary to the popularly accepted Quaker image as lovers of peace, the Quaker movement continues to take positions that distance both Jews and Arabs in the Holy Land from each other and from the longed-for goal of peace. With barely…

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BDS and Radioactivity: Alumni Confront Anti-Israel Rhetoric on Campus

You may remember the story of Alexander Litvinenko, the ex-KGB officer who fled Russia for asylum in Great Britain. In 2006, while living in England, Litvinenko was hospitalized with acute radiation syndrome and died shortly afterwards, murdered from polonium-210 poisoning.…

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Anti-Israel boycott prevents peace, assaults Jewish identity

On Oct. 25, Dr. Mohammed Dajani spoke to LIME, an Israeli-Palestinian student dialogue group that I mentor at Syracuse University. Dajani, a Palestinian peace activist, garnered international attention in 2014 when he was vilified for taking a group of Palestinian…

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Jewish students need defense training against BDS movement

In 1966, while attending the University of Illinois, Chicago campus, I came across an opportunity to register for the course in “Black-American History” under the direction of Professor Arna Bontemps, a highly respected black poet. For the first time in…

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