Student Radicals Wage War on Israeli Trees

, Malcolm A. Kline, 1 Comment

When do tree-hugging students dislike trees? When they’re in Israel.

At a conference on “environmental racism” at Penn, participants, including Students for Justice in Palestine, warned of the danger of Israeli forests. “The students found a particular problem in the planting of pine trees in Israel and the West Bank, drawing a ‘connection between pine trees, forestation, and the way they further the colonialist agenda through capitalistic (sic) means of timber production,’”Daniel Tancredi reported in The Statesman, an alternative journal at Penn.