BDS On Campus

January 17, 2023

Why did Harvard’s Kennedy School reject HRW’s Ken Roth?

by Richard Cravatts (JNS) — For three decades under the leadership of Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch has obsessively and relentlessly targeted Israel. Roth’s fixation on libeling the Jewish state was so blatant that even the organization’s founder and chairman, […]
December 15, 2022

Chanukah and the Anti-Israel Campus Assault on Jewish Identity

Jewish Voice for Peace. Photo courtesy of NGO Monitor. by Caroline Glick (JNS) — Ahead of Chanukah, two students at Colgate University in New York vandalized a campus menorah. When they were caught, they explained that they didn’t mean it. […]
November 30, 2022

Palestinian activists on campus pushing genocidal, antisemitic agenda

by Kenneth Levin (JNS) — The Palestinian war against Israel has been a genocidal antisemitic undertaking from its origins and remains so today. Nonetheless, it enjoys substantial support in the U.S., especially in America’s most important institutional purveyor of antisemitism […]
June 29, 2022

Scholars form group to fight anti-Zionism on campus

Jewish students face a climate of anti-Israel intimidation on several California campuses, including from UC Berkeley SJP. Credit: Students for Justice in Palestine at University of California, Berkeley. (JNS) — More than 80 scholars of Jewish and Israel studies have […]
May 23, 2022

On last legislative day, LSU Student Senate passes BDS bill

by Larry Brook In a move that received almost no publicity until well after the fact, the Student Senate at Louisiana State University passed a bill that urges the university to divest from firms that “profit from or engage in […]
May 17, 2022

Battling antisemitism and anti-Zionism at Duke University

by Alexandra Ahdoot (JNS) — I am a Persian Jew who has lived all of my life in America. Yet at the same time, Israel is my home. I get the chills every time I sing “Hatikvah” because even though […]
May 13, 2022

What are Harvard students being taught about Israel?

by Moshe Phillips Much has written about the recent endorsement of BDS by the editors of The Harvard Crimson, the Harvard student newspaper. But how do you suppose Harvard students got that way? Could it have anything to do with the […]
April 7, 2022

Going on Offense with Palestine Apartheid Week on Campus

Students Supporting Israel (SSI) has visited three college campuses throughout the country since March 21, highlighting the realities college students rarely confront about the Palestinian-controlled territories. Credit: Courtesy. by Dmitriy Shapiro (JNS) — A pro-Israel student group is going on […]
January 24, 2022

Woke ideology, anti-Israel faculty lead surge in campus hostility

A pro-Palestinian rally at Arizona State University in June 2021 held by Students for Justice in Palestine. Source: Facebook. by David Isaac (JNS) — Pro-Israel groups working on campus agree that the situation for Jewish students is growing steadily worse. […]
December 3, 2021

Extreme university BDS resolution includes ban on pro-Israel kosher food providers

The University of Toronto. Credit: JHVEPhoto/Shutterstock. by Faygie Holt (JNS) — Just days before a report concerning anti-Semitism on campus is set to be released, the student union at a branch of the University of Toronto voted in favor of […]
October 20, 2021

Oberlin providing cover for professor who supported mass murder, violence in Iran

Bosworth Hall at Oberlin College. Photo: Daderot / Wikimedia by Dexter Van Zile The Board of Trustees at Oberlin must be very proud — because the college has now given cover to a former Iranian diplomat who called for Israel’s […]