A Campus Israel Boycott Threatens to Stamp Out Jewish Organizations

At Pomona College, a highly selective school in California, the student government passed a resolution declaring that it would not use its funds to patronize a long list of companies that do business with Israel. The same resolution also states an “end goal” of requiring all student groups and clubs to adhere to the boycott, on pain of losing funding, throughout the five-college Claremont Consortium of which Pomona is a part. Thus a campus Hillel house could be banned for buying goods from Israel, let alone organizing a trip there. Jonathan Marks comments:

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The UK’s Ban on Hamas Is a Belated Step in the Right Direction

Nov. 29 2021

Twenty years after Britain outlawed Hamas’s military wing, the home secretary, Priti Patel, has decided to proscribe the entire organization. Stephen Daisley applauds this decision, but observes that London does not yet seem to recognize the dangers of what Hamas represents:

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More about: Hamas, Palestinian Authority, Palestinian terror, United Kingdom