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L.A. Jews mull boycott of Israel university over ‘apartheid’ op-ed – Haaretz & Ynet

Posted in Uncategorized by T.Salami on August 23, 2009

Indeed the middle east is heating up – not like it was not hot before but this takes things to a different level.

Members of the Los Angeles Jewish community have threatened to withhold donations to an Israeli university in protest of an op-ed published by a prominent Israeli academic in the Los Angeles Times on Friday, in which he called to boycott Israel economically, culturally and politically.

Dr. Neve Gordon of Ben-Gurion University in Be’er Sheva, a veteran peace activist, branded Israel as an apartheid state and said that a boycott was “the only way to save it from itself.”

via L.A. Jews mull boycott of Israel university over ‘apartheid’ op-ed – Haaretz – Israel News .

A clip of Gordon’s response to his critics goes:

“From the responses to the article it seems most people don’t have the courage to discuss the main issues: Is Israel an apartheid state? How can the Israeli-Palestinian conflict be resolved? Is the settlement project good for Israel or will it cause the state’s destruction? It’s easy to criticize me while evading the tough and important questions.”

via Lecturer qualifies his call for ban on Israel – Israel News, Ynetnews.

He does ask hard questions.

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