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“Having Linda Sarsour and head of JVP at #NewSchool leading a panel on #antisemitism is like Oscar Meyer leading a panel on vegetarianism” [VIDEO]

LOUIS D. BRANDEIS CENTER Public Interest Lawsuit Reveals Plot by BDS Activists to Take over Academic Associations November 9, 2017 Leaders of the controversial Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement conducted a covert campaign to take over academic associations, without … Continue reading

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Anti-Israel activists abused their position of leadership at American Studies Association and violated the law

OBSERVER Professors Sue American Studies Association for Illegal Boycott of Israel by Paul Miller April 21, 2016 A lawsuit filed on behalf of four professors against the American Studies Association for its boycott of Israel accuses the ASA of “blatant … Continue reading

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#BDS is hypocritical, misguided and does real damage to both Israelis and Palestinians. They’re also illegal

WALL STREET JOURNAL Those Israel Boycotts Are Illegal by Eugene Kontorovich and Steven Davidoff Solomon December 1, 2015 …The moral myopia and academic perversity of these [Israel] boycotts have been widely discussed. Less well understood is that in many cases … Continue reading

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American Historical Association rejects anti-Israel Resolutions

LEGAL INSURRECTION by William A Jacobson January 4, 2015 At the American Historical Association annual meeting in New York City, an anti-Israel group called Historians Against the War sought to present two anti-Israel resolutions (here and here). Neither resolution called … Continue reading

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Event at LA Westin hotel restricts participation by Israelis

WASHINGTON POST by Eugene Kontorovich October 17, 2014 In early November, the American Studies Association will be having its annual meeting at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Per the ASA’s recently adopted policy, Israeli academics will be subject … Continue reading

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