The vote follows discussions that started when the Boston Workmen’s Circle signed a statement by the anti-Zionist Jewish Voice for Peace.
The Anti-Defamation League denies that its law enforcement seminars in Israel consist of military-style training.
Prominent Israel-bashers have offered words of solidarity with Pittsburgh Jews — which strikes many Jews as opportunistic and insincere.
“People were yelling at us for being Jews, and for not being Jews the way they want us to be Jews.”
“The issue here is that the institutional Jewish community is ignoring our Jewish voices in the community,” a JVP member said.
The impact of BDS — and its professed anti-Semitic undertones — on a student is highly individualized, both to the student and to the campus.
The Anti-Defamation League is the leading institution fighting against anti-Semitism in the world. But it’s fielded criticism from left and right.
Despite these attempts to blame people for their own deaths, at a grassroots level, the Jewish American community is in an uproar of outrage
“Now it’s not just about divestment from Palestine. Now it’s about free speech, it’s about student rights, it’s about the administration’s power.”
Tamika Mallory, the Women’s March leader who refused to condemn Louis Farrakhan, denounced the ADL for “CONSTANTLY attacking black and brown people.”