Unlike other institutions in the University of California system, UC Santa Barbara voted a resounding ‘no’ on a measure to blacklist companies doing business in Israel from investment by the institution.
The organization that posted the sign hopes ‘Times staff will see it and do some soul-searching about their bigotry of low expectations in not holding Palestinian rulers to the same standard as they do the Jewish state.’
Four-time Polish Olympic swimmer Bart Kizierowski rejected an offer to coach Malaysia’s national swimming team, saying he would not train the Malaysians after they refused to admit Israeli athletes into the country.
Diverging from decades of failed US policy, the White House has ceased the US’ traditional posture of demanding that the Jewish state sacrifice territory in attempts to appease maximalist Palestinian demands.
Siding with anti-Semites and opposing open dialogue, Amnesty International cancelled a debate with the UK’s Jewish community over the UN’s biased human rights agency. Me must protest this unacceptable conduct!
The new UN campaign “highlights the degree to which many organs of the United Nations are actively involved in diplomatic, legal and financial warfare against the state of Israel,” said legal expert Professor Avi Bell.
“Once, this was their home court and they passed whatever they wanted. Today, the atmosphere is different,” Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said of the Palestinians’ activity against Israel at the international body.