How to Combat Anti-Israeli Hate on College Campuses

October 13, 2020 Topic: Security Region: Middle East Blog Brand: Lebanon Watch Tags: IsraelPalestiniansPoliticsNetanyahuCollege

How to Combat Anti-Israeli Hate on College Campuses

The rise of the on-campus anti-Israel movement is multifaceted, but one feature is all too common: Anti-Zionists and boycott, divestment and sanctions supporters who tar Israel as an illegal “occupier” and/or an “apartheid” nation.


“May my tongue cling to my palate, if I do not remember you, if I do not bring up Jerusalem at the beginning of my joy” (Psalm 137:6). 

Josh Hammer is Newsweek opinion editor, a research fellow at the Edmund Burke Foundation, and of counsel at First Liberty Institute. He would like to extend special gratitude to Eden Bernstein, Eugene Kontorovich, and Avi Bell for their generous help in preparing this essay. 


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