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https://besacenter.org/the-jerusalem-declaration-on-antisemitism-is-itself-antisemitic/The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA Center) The Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism Is Itself Antisemitic By Dr. Dana Barnett October 3, 2021 BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 2,166, October 3, 2021 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism (JDA), presented in March 2021, was created to replace the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism, which … Continue reading

Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder and Tamar Hager Present Racism in Israeli Academia

27.09.21 Editorial Note Last week, Prof. Sarab Abu-Rabia Queder, the BGU Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, and Prof. Tamar Hager of Tel-Hai College published a call for papers on “Various shapes of whiteness: A new look at racism and its institutional operation in Israeli academia.”  The field of research is the critical whiteness theory … Continue reading Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder and Tamar Hager Present Racism in Israeli Academia

Hiring pro-Palestinian Activist Valentina Azarova to the University of Toronto

19.09.21 Editorial Note One year ago, IAM reported on Canada’s anti-Israel activities. IAM also discussed the struggle over the directorship of the International Human Rights Program of the Law Faculty at the University of Toronto.   Pro-Palestinian activists supported the nomination of Dr. Valentina Azarova, aka Azarov, a pro-Palestinian legal activist, to head the prestigious program.     Azarova’s legal … Continue reading Hiring pro-Palestinian Activist Valentina Azarova to the University of Toronto

Stockholm Syndrome Influences Academics

02.09.21 Editorial Note In 1995, Dr. Assaf David, a political scientist at the Hebrew University, then a soldier in the Israeli army, traveled to reach his military base on a bus in Jerusalem. Near Rene Cassin High School, the bus was struck by a terrorist suicide bombing. David was seriously injured and lost an eye. In a 2015 Haaretz article, David recalled his … Continue reading Stockholm Syndrome Influences Academics

Eyal Weizman’s Double Standards: Ignores Human Rights Abuse by the Palestinians

26.08.21 Editorial Note Dr. Eyal Weizman, a British Israeli architect, is another academic recruited to smear Israel.  In February 2020, IAM reported that he was refused a visa to the US on the grounds of security risk.  Weizman is a life-long anti-Israel radical activist who made a career out of pro-Palestinian advocacy. Weizman established Forensic Architecture (FA) at the … Continue reading Eyal Weizman’s Double Standards: Ignores Human Rights Abuse by the Palestinians

BRISMES Inaugurates ‘Campaigns’ to Promote BDS and Recruits Neve Gordon

18.08.21 Editorial Note As well-known, Palestinian groups rely on Israeli radical academic activists to present them as peace-loving partners. The British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) has got a new vice-president, Neve Gordon, a former professor at Ben Gurion University who calls for the boycott of Israel.  As IAM reported in October 2020, Gordon co-authored a book on Human … Continue reading BRISMES Inaugurates ‘Campaigns’ to Promote BDS and Recruits Neve Gordon

Academic Former Prisoner on Espionage Sees the Zionist Movement a Story with Unhappy Ending

12.08.21 Editorial Note Dr. Ehud (Udi) Adiv, a former member of the radical group Matzpen who spent twelve years in prison on spying for Syria, pursued a successful academic career.  He completed a Ph.D. degree in 1998 in political science at Birkbeck, University of London, under the supervision of Sami Zubaida.  His thesis was titled “Politics and identity: a critical analysis … Continue reading Academic Former Prisoner on Espionage Sees the Zionist Movement a Story with Unhappy Ending

EU Research Fellows Call to Boycott Israeli Universities

05.08.21 Editorial Note The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) is the European Union program for doctoral studies and postdoctoral training. It is named after Marie Curie, a Polish and naturalized French physicist and chemist who researched radioactivity.  The fund provides financial support to researchers for excellent research, boosting jobs, growth, and investments in Europe and beyond.   … Continue reading EU Research Fellows Call to Boycott Israeli Universities

The Declaration of Falsification and Lies: Declaration on the Supression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid in Historic Palestine

By Israel Academia Monitor 29.07.21Editorial Note Israel has not properly addressed the accusations of apartheid and the calls for punishment. The distortion of the truth and outright lies that have been spread are easily refutable.  The “Declaration on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid in Historic Palestine” is a case in point. … Continue reading The Declaration of Falsification and Lies: Declaration on the Supression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid in Historic Palestine

UK Scholarly Journal Apologizes for anti-Israel, anti-Semitic Article

21.07.21 Editorial Note In May 2021, the editorial team of eSharp, a student-led scholarly journal of the Glasgow University College of Arts, published a foreword to a 2017 article stating that it promoted an “unfounded anti-Semitic theory regarding the State of Israel and its activity in the United Kingdom.”  The article, written by Jane Jackman, a Ph.D. … Continue reading UK Scholarly Journal Apologizes for anti-Israel, anti-Semitic Article

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