Download Academics Against Israel and the Jews by Manfred Gerstenfeld PDF

By Manfred Gerstenfeld

Anti-Semites succeeded in murdering six million Jews purely after major elements of the supposedly enlightened international permitted in general that Jews have been risky and inferior beings. Genocide turned valid whilst this angle permeated universities, the intelligentsia, and different elites. in contrast old historical past, the inroads of the anti-Israeli crusade into the Western educational global are super being concerned. The infrastructure for destiny crimes or maybe genocide is being laid by way of ideologists at universities of the loose international. we want many of us to face up opposed to the demonizers, the propagators of double criteria, and those that delegitimize Israel. Manfred Gerstenfeld and the Jerusalem middle for Public Affairs have been one of the first to handle the problem of the recent educational discrimination globally. They released the 1st evaluate articles at the topic and made to be had case reports a few variety of campuses.

Show description

Read Online or Download Academics Against Israel and the Jews PDF

Best nonfiction_2 books

Private Solutions for Infrastructure in Lesotho

The file attracts on inputs from discussions with the woking team participants from the govt. in addition to with representatives of the non-public area.

Extra resources for Academics Against Israel and the Jews

Example text

115 In February 2003, the Federation of Belgian Students attempted to have an anti-Israeli motion passed by the Board of the Free University of Brussels (ULB). Two Jewish faculty members circulated a counterpetition that said, among other things: While firmly condemning violence, wherever it comes from, in the Middle East conflict, ULB, in line with its philosophical tradition, must affirm that cooperation with all teaching and research institutions is the best means of promoting respect for the fundamental values of the international scientific community: humanism and tolerance.

There was no safe way out of the Plaza. F. S. companies that supply arms to Israel. Although largely unsuccessful, the effort was perturbing in terms of the following it attracted. As of October 2002, petitions for divestment had been circulated at more than fifty campuses. 88 Although divestment at universities has not succeeded, it has made some inroads among mainline Protestant churches. ”90 It has become popular among radical college students as a way to attack Israel. Calls for divestment were similarly popular in American universities during the 1980s when their target was South Africa.

To counter this, Meghnagi has organized a group of several hundred Italian academics who see to it that every year a number of Israeli scholars are invited to teach at Italian universities. He notes that in 2005, at the University of Turin, one professor was strongly verbally attacked by extreme leftists because he had invited a representative of the Israel embassy to a meeting. Meghnagi also mentions that at the University of Pisa in 2005, a representative of the Israeli embassy could not give a lecture because it was disrupted by extreme-Left students.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 21 votes