Israel Advocacy News April 24, 2013: Defending Israel against campus attacks

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Defending Israel against campus attacks

Source: New Jersey Jewish News, 4-24-13

This past month has seen an intense increase of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) activity on North American campuses, especially in California. Motions brought by anti-Israel students to their student governments calling for the divestment….READ MORE

Israel Advocacy News April 9, 2013: Yeshiva University Law School Group Incites Fury With Choice to Honor Former President Jimmy Carter

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Law School Group Incites Fury With Choice to Honor Carter

Source: NYT, 4-9-13

The editors of a journal at Yeshiva University’s law school have set off a major conflict by bestowing a peace award on former President Jimmy Carter, who has harshly criticized Israel….READ MORE

Israel Advocacy News April 1, 2013: York University Federation of Students endorses Israel boycott

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York Federation of Students endorses Israel boycott

Jewish students say they’re victims of discrimination

Source: Macleans, 4-1-13

The York Federation of Students has endorsed the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign at York University, causing an uproar from those who disagree with its aims.

This decision was made during a meeting called by the YFS’ executive members on March 21, when a motion was put forth to endorse the campaign, resulting in a vote of 18-2 in favour….READ MORE