The anti-Israel indoctrination of high school students in Newton, Massachusetts continues. A teacher inculcates students with a deeply flawed history of the Arab-Israeli conflict in a senior elective class, while the superintendent assures parents that all is well.
Haaretz contributor Odeh Bisharat falsely argues that President Trump's executive order targeting campus antisemitism will place Israel "above criticism," while the definition that the president endorses explicitly specifies otherwise.
Eli Valley and Norman Finkelstein appeared on campus the same week. Shortly afterwards, students created a memorial for Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorists.
In some American public schools, the once prevalent image of Israelis as plucky Jews rebuilding their ancient homeland has been replaced by the bleak image of a militarized colonial-settler state infringing upon the lives of victimized Palestinians.
A Wicked Local editorial falsely claims the Trump administration's anti-Islamic sentiment and support for Israel is the reason the United States Department of Education warned Duke University's Middle East Program that it was in danger of losing federal funding.
UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has condemned the anti-Israel BDS movement that has taken root on college campuses throughout the United States, stating that the movement “fails to acknowledge the humanity on the Israeli side of the conflict” and serves to alienate Jews who attend the school.
An attempt by radical educators to inject anti-Israel propaganda into California's public schools was derailed by the Jewish community's strong response. In Newton, Massachusetts, a divided Jewish community has had less success in its schools.
It's time for faculty and students at UMASS Amherst to approach issues related to human rights and conflict in the Middle East in a more accurate, comprehensive and open-minded manner than they have in the past.
John B. Quigley, Ohio State University law Professor, has a career-long record of vilifying the Jewish state. This includes speech making to anti-Israel propaganda groups as well as various writings.
It is no secret that Marc Lamont Hill is a radical who hates Israel, promotes anti-Israeli violence and terrorism, and advocates the violent elimination of the Jewish state. After asking how long would he continue as a political commentator on CNN, our question has been answered. The network has finally severed its ties with him.