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  • Harvard's Jew-Hate-All safe spaces are equal - but some are more equal than others

    05/12/2022 6:26:39 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 12, 2022 | Ronn Torossian
    Last month, Harvard Law School deemed Israel in a report to the United Nations as “an apartheid regime.” They issued a 22 page report claiming that Israel systematically discriminates against Palestinians and suppresses their civil and political rights.” Harvard’s report “finds that Israel’s actions in the occupied West Bank are in breach of the prohibition of apartheid and amount to the crime of apartheid under international law.” Now, the editorial board of the Harvard Crimson, the student newspaper at Harvard University, has endorsed the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement. They also expressed support for Harvard’s Palestine Solidarity Committee, a student group...
  • Queen’s Speech includes ‘BDS bill’ to stop public bodies targeting Israel

    05/11/2022 5:09:29 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 5 replies
    Jnews ^ | May 10, 2022 | Lee Harpin
    Legislation aimed at stopping local councils bringing in Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) policies that target Israel have been announced in today’s Queens Speech marking the state opening of parliament. The yearly address to parliament, which outlines the government’s agenda for the next session, confirmed the inclusion of the government’s anti-BDS proposals which would “prevent public bodies engaging in boycotts that undermine community cohesion.” The BDS and Sanctions Bill follows a 2019 Conservative Party manifesto commitment to preventing local authorities from “adopting their own approach to international relations.” It was one of 38 Bills announced by the government on Tuesday,...
  • I Am a Crimson Editor and I Stand with Israel

    05/10/2022 2:41:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    The Crimson (Harvard) ^ | May 4, 2022 | Natalie L. Kahn
    On April 29, I woke up to a flurry of messages from students, alumni, and journalists regarding a new piece published by The Crimson’s Editorial Board declaring it was “proud to finally lend our support to both Palestinian liberation and [Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions]” and now would “call on everyone to do the same.” As both president of Harvard Hillel and Associate News Editor for The Crimson, many of the questions I received pertained to my dual affiliation with these two organizations, now seemingly at odds with one another. I have worked for The Crimson since freshman year, and it...
  • The Entire BDS Movement is a Fraud

    05/08/2022 4:41:58 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8 May, 2022 | Civis Americanus
    The enablers of Hamas and its agenda are the absolute dregs of our society and should be treated as such at every opportunity. The express purpose of the Arab League's Resolution 1547 was to weaponize displaced Palestinian Arabs against Israel. This is incontrovertible and damning evidence that every single organization and business that is involved in the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement is at best a stooge and enabler, if not a willful participant, in an international fraud that abuses the trust of the entire international community to support the agenda of terrorists. Here is what the Refugee...
  • Read the Letter the Harvard Crimson Won’t Publish

    05/04/2022 7:48:00 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 17 replies
    freebeacon ^ | May 2, 2022
    A former Crimson president wanted to blast the paper's decision to endorse BDS. Crimson president Raquel Coronell Uribe won't publish his letter. The Harvard Crimson on Friday broke with the paper's longstanding editorial position to endorse—in a lengthy but borderline illiterate editorial—the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement that aims to economically isolate the Jewish state of Israel. The endorsement came at the tail end of an "Israeli Apartheid Week" hosted by the Ivy League school's Palestinian Solidarity Committee, replete with an art show that equated Zionism with "racism" and "white supremacy." (The Crimson editorial characterized this as "a colorful,...
  • Hitlers New Army: Muslims March for Jihad Against Jews and Israel in Berlin, Media Attacked (Videos)

    04/27/2022 8:48:18 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 20 replies
    Rair Foundation ^ | 4/25/22 | Amy Mek
    The police did not respond to journalists’ calls for help but instead removed a journalist at the request of the event’s antisemitic organizer. For the past several days, antisemitic Muslims rioted and attacked police during anti-Israel demonstrations in Berlin, Germany. One hundred sixty police officers were on duty. Stones were thrown, and dozens of journalists were attacked and injured. Police chose not to assist the attacked journalists but instead ejected them from the event. In a statement after the violent demonstration, the organizer “Palestine Speaks” claims they are not aware of journalists or observers’ violent and abusive treatment. “Palestine Speaks”...
  • Swastika intifada [by the so-called "Palestinians"]

    04/24/2022 11:23:38 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 19 replies
    ImTi Tweet ^ | Apr 23, 2022
    The muted intifada. Swastikas tonight on vehicles at the Armon haNatziv Arab terrorism raises its head.pic.twitter.com/UvD86HmLgT— תנועת אם תרצו (@ImTirtzu) April 23, 2022
  • Bulldozing Debate About the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict- Princeton radicals promote a toxic referendum to divest from Caterpillar, Inc.

    04/20/2022 7:50:34 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Apr 20, 2022 | Richard L. Cravatts
    Last week, as Palestinian psychopaths murdered three more innocent Israeli civilians in Tel Aviv in an escalating campaign of terror, activist students at two American universities voted on repulsive resolutions to urge their respective universities to divest from companies doing business with Israel. On April 5th, the undergraduate student government at Ohio State University passed what it categorized as an “emergency resolution,” asking the university to divest from Hewlett Packard and Caterpillar, Inc., and claiming that “by investing in such companies, The Ohio State University implicitly condones and profits from the decisions and actions of these companies, and, as...
  • Bigoted "Palestinian" Rula Nasr-Mazzawi - wrath against hero Amir Khoury

    04/03/2022 12:31:40 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 14 replies
    DP ^ | Apr 2, 2022
    A psychologist from Nazareth on the policeman who was killed in the attack: "Traitor, you can not hide the number of happy people about his death." Israel Hayom, Apr 2, 2022. [https://www.israelhayom.co.il/news/local/article/9653554] Rula Mazzawi, a political activist for Palestinian rights, wrote on the Internet against Maj. Gen. Amir Khoury, who attacked the terrorist who carried out the attack in Bnei Brak - and led to his neutralization. • Following the publication of the post, Mazawi was arrested by the GSS. 2/04/2022 Less than a week after the attack in Bnei Brak, in which five people were killed, a resident of...
  • Writer: 'I Can't help but find this morbidly funny. So the plan is to study Israel without Israelis?' (MESA anti-Israel-apartheid)

    03/30/2022 5:53:36 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 7 replies
    I'm sorry, I can't help but find this morbidly funny.So the plan is to study Israel without Israelis? That's how academia plans to rescue Palestine?Thousands of Middle East scholars sign resolution endorsing boycott of Israel https://t.co/zV4JeJYHZD— Haviv Rettig Gur (@havivrettiggur) March 24, 2022
  • Professors Who Teach Courses on Israel Endorse Academic Boycott of Israel

    03/27/2022 6:29:47 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 18 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 25, 2022 | Alex Nester
    The Middle East Studies Association (MESA), which represents hundreds of professors who teach Middle Eastern studies on dozens of American college campuses, passed a resolution endorsing the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. The Middle East-centered learning society closed its 50-day voting period for the BDS resolution on Wednesday. More than 80 percent of the organization's voting members, many of whom teach about Israel at U.S. universities, cast ballots supporting the resolution, which accuses the Jewish state of committing human rights abuses against Palestinians and calls on MESA members to boycott Israeli universities. Left-leaning students and faculty at American universities...
  • Biden’s Israel Ambassador Tells BDS Group He Wants Jews Out of Jerusalem-“Your agenda is where my heart is.”

    03/24/2022 8:21:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 49 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Mar 23, 2022 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. Biden’s ambassador to Israel appeared at a pro-BDS group’s webinar co-hosted by its CEO, who had described Israel as an “oppressive regime”, and told its audience that the real problem with the Palestinian Authority funding terrorism is that “it gives the ‘haters’ an excuse not to support the PA based on the argument that it is ‘paying for people who killed Jews.’” He also told the anti-Israel group which had cheered the Ben & Jerry’s boycott...
  • US offering $1 million to report on Israeli human rights violations

    03/23/2022 5:02:03 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 20 replies
    jpost ^ | MARCH 23, 2022 | LAHAV HARKOV
    The grant raised concerns for the potential of abuse by organizations to act against Israel via BDS and international law tribunals. The US State Department has offered a grant of up to $987,654 for projects that include reporting human rights violations by Israel, raising concern about the potential for abuse by organizations seeking boycotts, sanctions and international law tribunals against Israel. The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announced "an open competition for projects that strengthen accountability and human rights in Israel and the West Bank and Gaza" last month, thought to be the first of its kind...
  • Egg On Their Face: U. of Michigan Apologizes for E-Mail Calling for ‘Advancement’ of ‘Anti-Semitism’

    03/13/2022 4:40:42 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 11 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11 Mar 2022 | ALANA MASTRANGELO
    The University of Michigan has apologized for sending an email calling for “the advancement” of “anti-Semitism.” “If we are to become a more diverse, equitable and inclusive University, we must continue our journey and renew our commitment to this work, which includes the advancement of anti-racism, anti-ableism, anti-Semitism, gender equity and building a climate resistant to sexual misconduct,” the email read, in part. The school apologized for the email, and a second email was sent out which added the word “dismantling” in front of “anti-Semitism:” “Earlier today an e-mail was sent to our campus community outlining our commitment to the...
  • Rashida Tlaib offers fiery progressive response to Biden's first State of the Union address

    03/01/2022 11:14:46 PM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/01/22 | Bryan Metzger, Joseph Zeballos-Roig
    Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan gave a "progressive" response to President Joe Biden's first State of the Union address in a speech on behalf of the Working Families Party on Tuesday night. "In the richest country in the world, it shouldn't be this hard for so many to have a good life," said Tlaib. "I'm a lifelong Democrat. I'm also part of the Working Families Party, because I believe that our government must put the needs of working families first." Tlaib argued that progressives have worked the hardest to support Biden's agenda, blaming both Republicans and "corporate-backed Democratic obstructionists"...
  • How Bush’s Iraq Fiasco ruined US Credibility and Enabled Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

    02/25/2022 8:29:45 AM PST · by conservative98 · 55 replies
    Informed Comment ^ | 02/25/2022 | JUAN COLE
    Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – George W. Bush issued a statement about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It went like this:DALLAS, TEXAS – “Russia’s attack on Ukraine constitutes the gravest security crisis on the European continent since World War II. I join the international community in condemning Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine. The American government and people must stand in solidarity with Ukraine and the Ukrainian people as they seek freedom and the right to choose their own future. We cannot tolerate the authoritarian bullying and danger that Putin poses. Ukraine is our friend and democratic ally...
  • Texas law barring state contractors from boycotting Israel violates firm’s free speech, federal judge rules

    02/01/2022 11:39:19 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | JAN. 31, 2022 | Allyson Waller
    Texas law barring state contractors from boycotting Israel violates firm’s free speech, federal judge rules Texas is one of more than two dozen states with laws that seek to limit boycotts, divestments and sanctions of Israel over its treatment of Palestine.Texas can’t forbid an engineering firm from boycotting Israel as part of its contract with Houston City Hall, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen on Friday stopped short of fully blocking a state law that prohibits government agencies from doing business with certain companies that boycott Israel. But his ruling said the free speech rights...
  • Pardon me for not joining in the mourning for Desmond Tutu

    12/27/2021 2:27:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Americanthinker.com ^ | December 27, 2021 | Andrea Widburg
    Bishop Desmond Tutu, the South African bishop known for his fight to end apartheid is being universally lauded. I do not share that sentiment. While I will certainly acknowledge that he was a warrior against one of the great evils of his time, I believe that, on the scales of goodness, he squandered that moral virtue by being an ardent advocate of anti-Semitism and an enemy to Israel. Over the years, I’ve found philo-Semitism and anti-Semitism to be very good yardsticks of both nations and people. Regarding the former, it’s no coincidence that, throughout history, those nations that thrive are,...
  • London University Students Ban Jews, Whites from Meeting

    12/20/2021 6:50:50 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    The Jewish Chronicle ^ | 12/9/21 | Staff
    Goldsmiths activists restrict entry to 'Palestinian liberation' discussionJews and white people were banned from a student meeting at Goldsmiths, University of London, that discussed “defending Palestine”. The meeting last month, which was strictly limited to students who were “African, Arab, Asian, Caribbean and other black communities”, was part of an effort by pro-Palestine activists to use a student strike against job cuts at the university to campaign for their cause. On the first day of the strike, which began in November, an advertisement for “Palestinian liberation” was shared online while Palestine flags and banners appeared on the picket line. This...
  • BDS Is Lying About Global Attendance at Miss Universe - Opinion

    12/02/2021 1:40:10 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | NOVEMBER 29, 2021 | EMILY SCHRADER
    Since the announcement that the Miss Universe pageant would be held in Eilat, BDS groups have been up in arms over the event, targeting and harassing dozens of participants from around the world and urging them to cancel their attendance at the event. While multiple countries have announced they would not attend, no country has canceled due to political convictions. Yet that hasn’t stopped BDS from lying about it. Shortly after the announcement was made, the Miss Malaysia organization officially announced that they would not be able to participate because COVID restrictions had prevented them from holding the qualifying pageant...