“Once upon a time, left-wing Jewish students stood up to the bullies and chose to walk away rather than join the Israel bashers”

When the Jewish Left Had Integrity
by Mitchell Bard
October 19, 2017

After Ferguson, we saw that students supporting BLM [Black Lives Matter] had begun to incorporate the anti-Israel propaganda spewed by groups such as JVP [Jewish Voice for Peace] and Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) into their protests. I initially thought that Israel might have a bit of a honeymoon on campus this year, because students would be focusing their ire on Donald Trump, but instead, the Israel-haters are seeking to glom onto these protests. At Tufts University, for example, left-wing students disseminated a “Disorientation Guide” that attacked Hillel for supporting “a white supremacist state.” Hillel was also accused of exploiting “black voices for their own pro-Israel agenda” because, three years earlier, the parents of Trayvon Martin, the black teenager shot in Florida, were invited to speak about gun violence. READ MORE

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