Students for Justice in Palestine has been accused of anti-Semitism, but also has many Jewish members.
The impact of BDS — and its professed anti-Semitic undertones — on a student is highly individualized, both to the student and to the campus.
Hundreds of students at Swarthmore College had signed a petition requesting that the Israeli hummus no longer be sold on campus.
Many Jewish students who aren’t normally involved in Israel politics have gotten involved. But others have “Israel fatigue.”
Apparently, I, a senior at Barnard College and a proud Jew, am a dangerous radical who must be stopped.
The recently leaked SJP Divestment Handbook reveals that SJP relies heavily on outside political groups — and often, ones that actively promote hate.
Should those who advocate boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) of Israel be banned from entering the country? Let us know what you think.
Hatem Bazian is also the founder of Students for Justice in Palestine.
Jewish students call the claims “a load of baloney.”
“While Palestinian and ‘allies’ in the West scramble to condemn, apologize, explain, hide, rationalize, etc what happened this morning, Palestinians in Palestine are giving out sweets in celebration,” she wrote.