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Canada’s Battles on anti-Israel activities

24.09.2020Editorial Note Canada is home to a number of anti-Israel groups, such as United Network for Justice & Peace in Palestine & Israel (UNJPPI) and Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME). Such groups claim they “enable Canadians of all backgrounds to promote justice, development and peace in the Middle East, and here … Continue reading Canada’s Battles on anti-Israel activities

U of Haifa Minerva Center’s Political Activism Disguised as Academics

17.09.2020Editorial Note The forty-three Minerva Centers located in Israeli institutions of higher learning are said to help strengthen scientific cooperation between German and Israeli scientists. This idea is dated back to the early 1970s, envisioning the establishment of “noteworthy scientific research being carried out at centers of highest scientific standards.”  An advisory council of Israeli and German members advises the … Continue reading U of Haifa Minerva Center’s Political Activism Disguised as Academics

Haim Bresheeth-Zabner on Israel: Proto-Fascist Apartheid State

09.09.2020Editorial Note IAM reported in March how “Anti-Zionist Haim Bresheeth Admits Being anti-Semite.” As an Israeli BDS activist who teaches film at SOAS University of London, Prof. Bresheeth-Zabner admitted that “my background qualifies me as an antisemite according to the Labor coda,” because he is a “socialist, anti-Zionist and anti-racist activist.”  Bresheeth-Zabner is a member of a group calling for “dismantlement of … Continue reading Haim Bresheeth-Zabner on Israel: Proto-Fascist Apartheid State

BDS Activist Stavit Sinai – Shlomo Sand’s Disciple – Convicted in German Court for Violence

03.09.2020 Editorial Note IAM previously reported on Israeli radical activist-academics who often take upon themselves an Arab identity. Dr. Uri Davis converted to Islam, Prof. Ariella Azoulay added Aisha to her name, and Dr. Tom Pessah wears a Keffiyeh, to name a few. In a similar vein, last month, Dr. Stavit Sinai from the Department … Continue reading BDS Activist Stavit Sinai – Shlomo Sand’s Disciple – Convicted in German Court for Violence

Book Discussing What Went Wrong in the Academic Model

26.08.2020Editorial Note A new thought-provoking book Academia: All the Lies, is published now in English by two academic authors from the University of Haifa, Dr. Tamar Almog and Prof. Oz Almog, a husband and wife team.  The book was first published in Hebrew last year.   The authors have analyzed the system of higher education from various angles. They argue that the … Continue reading Book Discussing What Went Wrong in the Academic Model

BDS Activist in Israeli University: Tom Pessach at TAU

19.08.2020Editorial Note  In 2015, IAM wrote that Dr. Tom Pessah is an outlier even by the standards of radical Israeli faculty.  He is a veteran professional activist who tends to sport a Keffiyeh during public events. Pessah’s Ph.D. thesis from Berkeley University was titled “Backgrounding: The meaning of cleansing in Israel/Palestine, 1948”.  He is an ardent BDS activist and a supporter of … Continue reading BDS Activist in Israeli University: Tom Pessach at TAU

SOAS Academic Board Manipulated by Pro-Palestinian Activists

SOAS Academic Board Manipulated by Pro-Palestinian Activists 12.08.2020 Editorial Note A Hebrew University program teaching Hebrew to students from SOAS London University was terminated due to pressure from pro-Palestinian groups. Behind the termination is Dr. Yair Wallach, the chair of the Jewish Studies at SOAS, and Dr. Tamar Drukker, a Hebrew lector who both succumbed … Continue reading SOAS Academic Board Manipulated by Pro-Palestinian Activists

King’s College London’s Anti-Israel Group “Action Palestine”Recruits Israelis to Besmirch Israel

05.08.2020Editorial Note The Group “Action Palestine” at King’s College London (KCLAP) has only one mission, to attack Israel.  The group has been recruiting Israeli academics to present Israel in a negative light. A recent online event was held by KCLAP, titled “Black Jewish Lives Matter.” The event was reported by Georgia Leatherdale-Gilholy, an associate with the CAMERA on … Continue reading King’s College London’s Anti-Israel Group “Action Palestine”Recruits Israelis to Besmirch Israel

From TAU Prof. Avner Ben-Amos to MK Dr. Ofer Cassif in the Knesset

29.07.2020Editorial Note IAM reported in June that two scholars have each published an analysis of school textbooks, Israeli and Palestinian. One is by Dr. Arnon Groiss, whose study examined the content of the Palestinian Authority’s schoolbooks and teachers’ guides as far as the conflict with Israel is concerned. This study provided examples of de-legitimization of Israel’s existence and … Continue reading From TAU Prof. Avner Ben-Amos to MK Dr. Ofer Cassif in the Knesset

ISRAEL ACADEMIA MONITOR

Academics’ Latest Trend: The Right to Call for BDS  21.07.2020Editorial Note A group of Jewish pro-Palestinian academics, among them Israelis, have recently targeted Dr. Felix Klein, the Federal Government Commissioner for Jewish Life in Germany and the Fight against Anti-Semitism, since May 2018, urging him to resign.     Already in April, the group sent a letter asking the German Interior Minister to replace Klein. … Continue reading ISRAEL ACADEMIA MONITOR

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