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.
Topic: Boycott Divestment and Sanctions
At a ‘Take a Knee’ rally at Cornell University, which was to protest racial injustice in America (and was inspired by football athlete Colin Kaepernick), a professor led a chant of “Free Palestine.”
A resolution to boycott Israel was rejected by the Modern Language Association, which has resisted such efforts in the recent past.
Cal-State Northridge professor David Klein runs a NASA-funded climate change center and happens to be anti-Israel with his ties to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
A BDS resolution at George Washington University lost by a single vote, meaning the university won’t receive a recommendation from their student government leaders on divesting from companies such as Hewlett-Packard.
No, anti-Israel critics, Israel is not like apartheid South Africa, contends English professor Cary Nelson.
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.”
Before this year’s Passover, students at Tufts University pushed a petition to divest the university from Israel-related investments.
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.
Just as political careers are often launched from electoral defeats, so too do academic careers blossom when Left wing movements fail. Examples of the former abound, from Ronald Reagan’s rise in the wake of the…