Another anti-Israel resolution was defeated by a student government, this time at Columbia University.
Topic: BDS movement
Over fifty student groups at New York University are pushing a petition to encourage the university administration to divest from Israel-produced goods and products such as Sabra-brand hummus.
Another divest-from-Israel student resolution is making its way in the George Washington University student association, after a failed attempt to do so last year over lack of attention to detail.
An anti-Israeli resolution narrowly passed at the University of Minnesota, but whose language led to strong comments by the university president on the flaws of the resolution itself.
Texas A&M’s student government voted overwhelmingly to support Israel in a recent resolution.
AMCHA Initiative announced that in their recent study, they discovered that gender studies departments across the U.S. were more likely to invite anti-Israel, pro-Israel boycott-aligned speakers to their departments.
What are the roots of the anti-Israel BDS movement? An English professor, Cary Nelson, dives into that question in his book, “Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict & the Movement to Boycott Israel.”
The American Studies Association, an academic association, is facing a lawsuit from current and former members on its stance to push the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement on its members.
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Editor’s Note: The following post was published by the Louis B. Brandeis Center in their email newsletter. This has been an extraordinarily eventful year in the campaign against campus antisemitism, especially from our perspective at…