Posts Tagged: Campus

Stop Racist Attacks on Palestinian Faculty, Students & Their Allies

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As part of a well-funded, well-organized backlash network, David Horowitz just launched a vicious, racist attack on 10 U.S. University campuses. Specifically, at San Francisco State University, Horowitz wants to undermine a new partnership between SFSU and a Palestinian University. Sign this petition to demand institutional support for this critical partnership.        David Horowitz, founder… Read more »

Jewish Anti-Zionism Workshop in Ann Arbor (April 21st)

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We are excited to invite you to another presentation on IJAN’s 2016 national tour. On Thursday, April 21st, David Langstaff, a long-time IJAN organizer, will be presenting on Jewish Anti-zionism and Joint Struggle Against Racism and Colonialism at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The event, sponsored by IJAN, JVP and Students Allied for Freedom and… Read more »

Business of Backlash Workshop at Cornell with IJAN and Cornell SJP

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  Through the ongoing colonization of Palestine, the United States and Israel have developed expertise in repression. Movements for social and environmental justice need to address the ways the Israeli government and U.S. Zionist foundations perpetrate violence and repression in Palestine as well as the ways they use these tools to police marginalized communities in… Read more »

Business of Backlash Presentation in Minneapolis- April 30th, 1:00pm

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    April 30th, 2016 1:00pm-3:00pm Boneshaker Books 2002 23rd Avenue S. Minneapolis, MN 55404     Across the country and, most recently, in the Twin Cities, the BDS movement has experienced aggressive efforts to silence critique of Israel and foreclose on effective organizing against zionism. Last month, divestment campaigns at University of Minnesota resulted in… Read more »

IJAN Condemns UAW International’s Move to Annul Historic BDS Vote

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The International Jewish anti-Zionist Network was very happy to hear that the student-workers in the University of California system endorsed the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) call through their local union, UAW 2865. This was the first time a major union – in this case, one representing over 14,000 workers – voted to support the BDS call, an inspiring example of grassroots union-based solidarity.

IJAN National Tour Kicks Off in LA

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  Join IJAN at UCLA on February 18th at 6:15pm for the first workshop on our upcoming national tour. UCLA SJP has invited IJAN to speak on campus about The Business of Backlash, mapping the funders and foundations that enable the increased repression of Palestine liberation organizing on and off campus. More information on the UCLA… Read more »

IJAN Stands with NYC Students for Justice in Palestine

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Like the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, Students for Justice in Palestine chapters operate with two fundamental assumptions. One of them is that Zionism is a form of racism. The second is that opposing Zionism means opposing all forms of racism and colonialism – including anti-Black, anti-immigrant, anti-Arab, and anti-Jewish racism.

Racism, Militarism, Poverty: From Ferguson to Palestine

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Dozens of organizations signed on to this letter defending Angela Davis’ speech at UC Santa Cruz’s 2015 Martin Luther King Convocation against attack by the Amcha Initiative.

Excerpt: “We write specifically in support of the movements and individuals, like Angela Davis, who are exposing the role of the U.S. government and its partnership with Israeli state agencies and corporations to police. This partnership has expanded repressive policing, which criminalizes Black, Brown, immigrant, poor, queer and transgender communities.”