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Anti-Semitism

BDS

It is tricky to assess the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. On the one hand, one does not want to underestimate the...
diversity

Late this May, Vida Samiian, Director of Middle East Studies at California State University, Fresno, resigned. Her complaint: “the unethical and discriminatory cancellation of the...
Soros

The progressive left has been revising the definition of anti-Semitism for some time. It’s already old news that it no longer considers it anti-Semitic to...
Israel

The 75,000 strong Mennonite Church-USA has joined a few other church organizations in voting to divest from companies “profiting from the occupation.” They seem rather...
anti-semitism

Back in 2002, the serving president of France, Jacques Chirac, huffily told an interviewer from the New York Times, "To imagine that France, the very first...
anti-semitism

Although the campus boycott movement just lost a big vote at the University of California, Santa Barbara--16 to nothing, no less--its proponents can take solace...
BDS

I have written before that the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel has secured the relatively few campus victories it has won this...
Israel

Ron Kampeas of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency took disapproving note of this extraordinary petition that was tweeted out by National Students for Justice in Palestine...
bds

Not long ago, I wrote about the sad 2017 that the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement has been having on our campuses. Not only had...
BDS

I was beginning to feel a little sorry for campus boycott activists. After all, if any year was going to be their year, it was...
bds

Here in New York, the Columbia College Student Council has handed a resounding defeat to student activists calling on Columbia to divest from the State...
Jewish

The arrest of a Jewish American-Israeli teen for making hundreds of bomb threats against American Jewish institutions in recent months seems to put paid to...