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The boycott passed on Monday at the society’s annual general meeting in Leeds with almost 80 percent support, according to the Middle East Monitor.
Oliver’s veto was the first in the Southern California school’s 56-year history, the Claremont Independent student newspaper reported.
The group, which calls itself Concerned Citizens for Academic Freedom at UCT started a recent petition entitling it: Protect Academic Freedom at the University of Cape Town.
In a statement to JTA, Club Z’s executive director, Masha Merkulova, said the decision is anti-Semitic as it came “solely because her chosen destination is Israel.”
By BEN SALES/JTA
“Colonizing Palestine,” however, is not an idea – it is a one-sided presentation of a complicated political conflict.
By DEBBIE KAMINER
Black Friday is coming, and great offers from Israel mean one thing: BDS will be back. Read all about why BDS is wrong, and see how you can help fight them this Thanksgiving.
Studies by Brandeis University and the AMCHA initiative have revealed a direct correlation between BDS activities and a marked rise in antisemitic acts on campuses with large Jewish populations.
By DAN DIKER
Activists say action would lead to cut in funding, underprivileged students suffering the consequences.
By ILANIT CHERNICK
It isn't the first time a group has attempted to exclude Jews from BDS referendums by holding them on Jewish holy days.
By SHOSHANA KRANISH
Student Association apologizes for banning Israel advocacy group from Ontario campus event.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
In recent years, demonizing Israel online has increased thanks to the BDS movement. Here are the organizations working to combat that.
By NOA AMOUYAL
"The boycotters, whose entire identities revolve around boycotting Israeli Jews, cannot let go of the issue and seek to insert it into unrelated organizations."
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Act.IL app creates a virtual situation room of pro-Israel experts.
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