“Whatever the actual existential threat to Israel is today, it is not BDS, a movement whose time has never and will never come.”
The letters of support state that Schäfer is the victim of “false accusations” and express their admiration for his work in Judaic studies.
Fighting BDS on campus helped unite Cornell’s Jewish community and showed the author what he wanted to do with his life.
He said it falls within the freedom of expression and assembly.
Stephen William Thrasher at a convocation ceremony also criticized Israel’s “apartheid state government.
The motion going up for a vote in the Bundestag likens BDS to Nazi policies against doing business with Jews.
Madonna hears Israel call her name, and it feels like home!
Omar Suleiman has done interfaith activism with Jewish groups - but he’s also called for the “end of Zionism.”
The judge ruled the law serves to “suppress unpopular ideas” and “manipulate the public debate….This the First Amendment does not allow.”
The resolution was defeated on Wednesday night after a five-hour meeting by a vote of 25 against, 9 in favor and 2 abstentions.