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“The Illinois and Columbia student governments seem to have decided that Israel is an “oppressor” and the Palestinian government is “oppressed,” therefore, as per the prevailing “logic,” support for Black lives in America demands opposition to Israel”

FORWARD BDS resolutions on campuses represent dangerous ‘intersectionality’ by Daniel Pomerantz October 15, 2020 Over the past few weeks, in moves that were in equal measures galling, ill-timed and stunningly decontextualized, students at two prominent American universities — including my … Continue reading

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University of Illinois student government conflates #BDS and #BLM

ALGEMEINER Jewish Students at University of Illinois Decry Passage of Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution During High Holidays by Benjamin Kerstein September 24, 2020 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s student government on Wednesday night voted in favor of a pro-BDS resolution … Continue reading

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#BDSFail University of Illinois overturns vote to divest

JNS University of Illinois rejects BDS resolution passed by student government February 13, 2020 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) rejected a BDS resolution passed by the student government in the early hours on Thursday morning. “Illinois Student Government … Continue reading

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U of I “righteous gentile” student leader Jack Langen stands with Israel

ALGEMEINER University of Illinois Student Leader Hailed for ‘Courageous’ Stand With Jewish Community in Fight Against Anti-Israel Resolution by Caleb Galaraga October 31, 2019 As tensions soared Wednesday night during a student government meeting at the University of Illinois at … Continue reading

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University of Illinois presentation “’instead of fostering dialogue, incited division, distrust and anger”

JEWISH JOURNAL University of Illinois Chancellor Condemns ‘Anti-Semitic Content’ in Housing Staff Meeting Presentation by Aaron Bandler October 14, 2019 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Chancellor Robert Jones condemned the “anti-Semitic content” featured in a presentation during a Sept. 25 … Continue reading

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#BDSFail at #UniversityOfIllinois

JNS.ORG BDS gets handed a devastating defeat at the University of Illinois by Paul Miller March 15, 2018 By a nearly 2-1 margin, students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign voted “no” to a proposed anti-Israel referendum calling for … Continue reading

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At University of Illinois, “Students advocate violence as the “only option” against Zionists and other “fascists”

FRONT PAGE MAG ‪A Smash Zionists Rally at the U of Illinois‬ by Matthew Vaddum September 8, 2017 The radical Students for Justice in Palestine organized a “Smash Fascism” rally this week at the University of Illinois to attack Zionism … Continue reading

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#BDSFail at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

STANDWITHUS BLOG StandWithUs Congratulates UIUC Students for Defeating Divestment Referendum March 10, 2016 StandWithUs congratulates students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) for defeating a discriminatory referendum calling for divestment from companies doing business with Israel. The proposal was … Continue reading

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#BDSFail: UIC Coalition for Peace convinces student government to not single out Israel for condemnation

ALGEMEINER New Anti-BDS Strategy Scores First Victory On Illinois Campus; Prevents Singling Out of Israel in Divestment Resolution by Andrew Pessin February 18, 2016 Pro-Israel students at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) expressed relief on Tuesday that their effort to … Continue reading

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University of Illinois settles up with Israel-basher Salaita

CAMPUS WATCH Steven Salaita’s Anti-Israel ‘Martyrdom’ Nets Him $600k, Fees by Cinnamon Stillwell November 13, 2015 A settlement between the University of Illinois (UI) and former Virginia Tech University professor Steven Salaita was approved by UI’s Board of Trustees Thursday. … Continue reading

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