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Must Read: TEACHING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO DEMONIZE ISRAEL, By Liel Leibovitz (Tablet)

By   /  July 19, 2019  /  academia, friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Must Read  /  No Comments

July 18, 2019 As a wave of anti-Israel hate spreads from elite college campuses to public high schools, some Massachusetts parents wanted to fight back. But they were not joined by the major Jewish organizations. What happened in Newton? Shortly after Rosh Hashanah of 2011, Shiri Pagliuso, a Jewish ninth grader at the Newton South […]

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Poll: Is America Experiencing Europe’s Growing Anti-Semitism? (Hudson Inst. via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 19, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS, friends/enemies, International  /  No Comments

July 19, 2019 Poll: Is America Experiencing Europe’s Growing Anti-Semitism? The National Survey of Anti-Semitism in America was conducted by McLaughlin & Associates in May 2019 for the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom. Attempts on college campuses to shut down pro-Israel speakers is viewed by 54% as anti-Semitic, while 16% disagree. The Boycott, Divest, […]

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More worries for American Jews, by Victor Rosenthal (Abu Yehuda)

By   /  July 18, 2019  /  academia, International, Jewish Community  /  No Comments

May 19, 2019 Dr. Guy Bechor is an Israeli political and legal analyst who specializes in the Middle East. He often appears on Israeli television and his articles are found in various newspapers and websites; however, much of it is not translated into English. This interview (video with subtitles and transcript), in which he focuses on the […]

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How anti-Zionists legitimize anti-Semitism, by Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS)

By   /  July 16, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS  /  No Comments

July 15, 2019 The fight against anti-Semitism on college campuses must start by properly labeling Israel’s foes as purveyors of hate speech. (The following are adapted remarks by JNS editor in chief Jonathan S. Tobin, which were delivered at the U.S. Department of Justice Summit on Combating Anti-Semitism on July 15, 2019.) Click here for […]

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The BDS halo is slipping as its critics grow louder, by Robert Fulford (National Post)

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  academia, BDS, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Jun. 15, 2019 https://nationalpost.com/opinion/robert-fulford-the-bds-halo-is-slipping-as-its-critics-grow-louder On many of the university campuses in North America, the letters BDS carry an almost magical quality. They stand for “boycott, divestment and sanctions,” but they also convey something else, a self-righteous stance that’s freely available to all students who care to take advantage of it. They can join their campus anti-Israel organization, […]

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Why Are Israeli and other Jewish Academics Legitimizing Anti-Semitism? – Dan Diker  (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS, International  /  No Comments

May 30, 2019 Why Are Israeli and other Jewish Academics Legitimizing Anti-Semitism? – Dan Diker  (Jerusalem Post) The German parliament’s recent passage of a resolution that censured the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel for being anti-Semitic sets an important precedent. It smashes the glass wall erected by the European far Left, Islamist and Palestinian activists, […]

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UK Minister Orders Universities to Crack Down on Anti-Semites – Eleanor Harding (Daily Mail-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, International  /  No Comments

May 24, 2019 UK Minister Orders Universities to Crack Down on Anti-Semites – Eleanor Harding (Daily Mail-UK) UK higher education minister Chris Skidmore said Jewish societies have to pay up to 2,000 pounds for security at events because they are often gate-crashed by thugs. “It is unacceptable to oblige certain groups of students to incur additional […]

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Separate and Unequal for Jewish Groups at Williams College (2 articles summarized by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, double standards, International, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

May 21, 2019 Separate and Unequal for Jewish Groups at Williams College – K.C. Johnson In April, the Williams College student government, which previously had recognized a branch of Students for Justice in Palestine, rejected a request to recognize a group called Williams Initiative for Israel (WIFI). In the previous decade, the College Council had not […]

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Is There Room in Academia for Honest Scholarship on Israel? – Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  academia, friends/enemies  /  No Comments

May 20, 2019 Is There Room in Academia for Honest Scholarship on Israel? – Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS) A special issue of the Israel Studies journal (Summer 2019), published by the Association for Israel Studies, was titled “Word Crimes: Reclaiming the Language of the Israel-Palestinian Conflict.” Its focus is how language is used to delegitimize Zionism and the […]

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How alumni are revolutionizing the Israel debate on campus, by Avi D. Gordon (JNS via Israel Hayom)

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS, International  /  No Comments

May 20, 2019 Alumni can become the missing piece in countering bigotry, bringing years of practical and professional experience to the table. Click here for article

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