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.
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As historic victims of state-sponsored discrimination and violence, Jews have long stood with the oppressed, including the labor, civil rights and anti-apartheid movements. In that spirit, the Labor Network of the IJAN wholeheartedly supports the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, against Israeli apartheid. Read more about IJAN’s work with the labor movement.