South Carolina is poised to be the first state to pass legislation to adopt an Israel-centric definition for “anti-Semitism.” This will then apply to the state’s campuses, potentially limiting discussion of Israel-Palestine to one-sided information that fosters U.S. policies that provide Israel $10 million per day. The bill has been heralded in Israel as a “a landmark bill” that will lead change across the U.S. and the world, while South Carolina lawmakers appear to have let it through in the belief that it isn’t significant legislation.
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Canadian Jewish Federations are hardly the apolitical charity organizations they pretend to be: pouring millions into Israel, indoctrinating students, shunning pro-Palestinian positions of any kind, and petitioning for Canada to bring Africans that Israel is trying to expel. It’s time to put pressure on the Canadian government to recognize what is going on and hold CJA accountable.
Legislation against companies boycotting Israel is being enacted in state legislatures, cities, and at the national level. The American Jewish Committee and other Israel advocacy groups tout their successes, including getting all 50 governors to sign an anti-BDS statement.