“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.”
Many Jewish students who aren’t normally involved in Israel politics have gotten involved. But others have “Israel fatigue.”
JVP protested a Middle East Studies professorship search at Fresno State, relying on pure speculation — and ended up blaming the Zionists.
International organizations are using Palestinian children such as Ahed Tamimi to wage a propaganda battle against Israel.