Anti BDS

Standing athwart lies: Why I left Open Hillel

Those who lie about themselves are not in a position to judge others. I used to serve as Campus Outreach Co-Coordinator for Open Hillel – an organization committed to abolishing the Hillel International’s Standards of Partnership. These standards preclude Hillel…

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The Fierce Battle for Israel on Western College Campuses

The Jewish State is fighting wars for its very survival against barbarous, genocidal foes like Hamas, Hezbollah, and Iran. But far outside the Middle East, ferocious battles are being fought on the campuses of the world’s great universities – this…

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Expert: BDS May Become a Political Movement in America

Professor Cary Nelson, formerly the head of the American Association of University Professors warned on Saturday that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) anti-Israel movement may become a political movement in the United States. Speaking to Channel 1 News, Professor…

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BDS supporters threatened to kill Jews as they protested outside of an Israeli expo in South Africa. Photo: Mohamed Ouda via Wikimedia Commons.

Dismantling the Case for Academic Boycotts of Israel

In my favorite essay in the superb Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, Emily Budick speaks to the failure of many academics caught up in the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement to live up to two requirements of “moral thinking…

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There’s no place for BDS within Australia

Tensions are rising in Israel and the Palestinian territories following recurring terror attacks and incitements to violence. Australia can play a constructive role by condemning both extremism and destructive elements like the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, which has…

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Israel supporters fight back against the boycotters

The supposedly pro-Palestinian Boycott Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement frequently makes the news with its aggressive and counter-productive antics in stores and on the streets. But supporters of Israel, both Jewish and Christian, are fighting back. It’s a common joke in…

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The lunatic ‘academic boycott’ of Israel

BEER SHEVA, ISRAEL — The Doctoral Students Council at the City University of New York will soon vote on a resolution to boycott Israeli academics. This resolution — which follows a wave of similar boycotts in academia worldwide — is…

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How Anti-Semitism Became a Social Movement

A protester displays a burning Israeli flag during a demonstration in Paris on July 26, 2014. AP Photo/Benjamin Girette. Anti-Semitism was born in modern societies because the Jew did not assimilate himself,” wrote the French-Jewish thinker Bernard Lazare in 1894,…

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Is the Boycott Movement Anti-Semitic?

As campus efforts to support boycotts of Israel universitiesintensify this year — and everyone expects them to in the wake of events in Gaza, the most challenging and controversial question about the movement that sponsors the boycott agenda looms over…

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