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As I looked at the map posted on Juan Cole's The Map: A Palestinian Nation Thwarted & Speaking Truth to Power I was reminded of the infamous 1996 statement by Netanyahu’s spokesperson David Bar-...
by politicjock
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 01:50 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Originally published at Acting in Faith, The American Friends Service Committee How do we keep our hearts soft in a world so hard and full of violence and hatred? This question haunts me as we ...
by soysauce
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 09:32 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Rep. Alan Grayson is well known as a progressive advocate in Congress, and a strong supporter of civil liberties. He is one of the few members of Congress ever to post at DailyKos and he is quite ...
by JohnKWilson
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
The LA Times today reports on demands made by student activists that candidates for student government sign a pledge to not take part in sponsored trips to Israel. Activists succeeded in pressuring ...
by JNEREBEL
Comment Count 77 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 10:12 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Another game-changer for US foreign relations. John Kerry, in a speech that was leaked to the Daily Beast, said that Israel could become an Apartheid State. If there’s no two-state solution to ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 01:40 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Originally published in Tikkun Daily On February 6, my inbox was inundated with messages from people I did not know. I'm so disgusted , they read; You're going to hear from us again , they read; We'...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 122 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 09:06 AM PDT with 158 Recommends
There appears to be a problem with the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions ( BDS ) movement currently called against the state of Israel: while on principle a good idea it also exposes itself to a ...
by politicjock
Comment Count 58 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 07:21 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Nobel Prize winner, and civil rights leader, The Most Reverend, Archbishop Emeritus of the Anglican Church of Capetown, Desmond Tutu declared his support for the the boycott, sanctions, and ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 126 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 04:47 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
I'm so delighted that President Obama and Congress are moving to impose sanctions on Russia over its military intervention in Crimea. Regardless of whether one thinks this is a wise or just policy ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 140 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 05:43 AM PST with 19 Recommends
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2014/02/academic-cultural-boycott-of-israel-and.html In Response to Responses to the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel withRiham Barghouti, ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 05:38 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Originally published in Tikkun Daily The story of me being barred from speaking about my book at a university student center (UCSB Hillel) ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 04:33 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Originally published in Tikkun Daily A high-profile controversy bubbled over this week into the mainstream over actress Scarlett Johansson's endorsement of the carbonate-it-yourself company, ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Jan 25, 2014 at 09:15 AM PST with 37 Recommends
In a scathing opinion piece from Monday's edition of the LA Times the president of Weleyan University slams the American Studies Association's recent resolution against Israeli academic institutions ...
by JNEREBEL
Comment Count 216 comments on Fri Dec 27, 2013 at 10:33 AM PST with 13 Recommends
The members of the American Studies Association have endorsed the Association’s participation in a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. In an election that attracted 1252 voters, the largest ...
by Flyswatterbanjo
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 08:36 AM PST with 24 Recommends
Eric Burdon has been forced to cancel his upcoming concert in Israel He cancelled his scheduled appearance not for political purposes but rather for the purpose of potentially saving his own life. ...
by JNEREBEL
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jul 25, 2013 at 08:57 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
In what one Israeli official called an "earthquake," the Guardian reports that The European Union has dealt a harsh blow to the Israeli settlement enterprise in a directive that insists all future ...
by Flyswatterbanjo
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
The Guardian UK reported on Tuesday: Professor Stephen Hawking is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a ...
by Flyswatterbanjo
Comment Count 99 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 08:14 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Oxford University (the oldest University in the English speaking world) students today voted on whether to join the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement. The motion failed by a vote of 69-10.
by Hey338Too
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 03:51 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Originally published at Tikkun Daily | Last night, Brooklyn College hosted a forum on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement - a non-violent initiative targeting Israel's suppression ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 06:41 AM PST with 37 Recommends
New York City Council members have been threatening to cut funding to Brooklyn College. Why? They are opposed to a proposed forum to take place on Thursday night about the Palestinian-led campaign ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 09:57 AM PST with 53 Recommends