“In a particularly obnoxious move, Tufts’ Students for Justice in Palestine chapter engineered the vote to occur just before Passover, thus blindsiding many Jewish defenders of Israel who had already headed home for the holiday”

A Predictable BDS Win at Tufts
by Andrea Levin
April 19, 2017

…A key question is why such measures succeed on some campuses, but fail on many others — or never come up at all on the roughly 4,000 US college and university campuses. There have been…just over 100 such measures introduced in total over the last five years on 54 separate campuses, with slightly fewer than half passing…On the other hand, on campuses with active, outspoken, pro-Zionist faculty members that support pro-Israel students and feature robust pro-Israel programs, the presence of hostile SJP and JVP chapters can be neutralized and BDS efforts are often defeated. READ MORE

ALGEMEINER ‘We Were Ambushed,’ Say Claremont Colleges’ Jewish Students After Senate Passes Sudden Pro-BDS Motion on Passover, Easter Sunday

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