Avner Ben-Amos

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Know the Professor: Avner Ben-Amos

  • Signed a petition to boycott Ariel University because of its location in Judea & Samaria.[1]
  • Signed an open letter calling on the German government to reject a resolution equating BDS with anti-Semitism. The letter also urged Germany to continue funding organizations, including pro-BDS NGOs, that “peacefully challenge the Israeli occupation” and “expose severe violations of international law.”[2]
  • One of the founders of the far-left NGO, “Negev Coexistence Forum,” which lobbies the international community against Israel and accuses Israel of “ethnic cleansing,” “apartheid,” and “racism.” He currently serves on their Board of Directors.[3]
  • Serves on the “Truth Commission” of the far-left NGO, “Zochrot,” which works to materialize the return of Palestinian Arabs to Israel that would destroy the Jewish character of the state.[4]
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of the far-left NGO, “Public Committee Against Torture in Israel.[5]
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of the Israeli branch of the far-left NGO, “Amnesty International.”[6]
  • Signed a petition in support of anti-Semitic British Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and of “end[ing] the occupation and the blockade of Gaza.”[7]
  • Signed a petition accusing Israel of harming the academic freedom of Palestinians. The petition was then used by a pro-boycott organization to “vindicate[e]…its campaign for the institutional boycott of the Israeli academy.”[8]
  • Signed a petition in “support and appreciation” of students and lecturers who illegally refused to carry out their IDF service in Judea & Samaria.”[9]
  • Signed a petition advocating for the release of terrorist supporter Dareen Tatour, who was arrested and convicted for inciting violence and supporting a terrorist organization.[10]
  • Signed a petition in support of the anti-Zionist organization “Breaking the Silence.”[11]
  • Signed a petition calling to lift the “siege” on Gaza.[12]

[1] https://www.inn.co.il/News/News.aspx/213840

[2] https://bdsmovement.net/news/240-jewish-and-israeli-scholars-german-government-boycotts-are-legitimate-and-non-violent-tool

[3] https://www.dukium.org/our-secretariat/

[4] http://stoptorture.org.il/%d7%a4%d7%a8%d7%95%d7%a4-%d7%90%d7%91%d7%a0%d7%a8-%d7%91%d7%9f-%d7%a2%d7%9e%d7%95%d7%a1/

[5] http://stoptorture.org.il/%D7%90%D7%95%D7%93%D7%95%D7%AA/%D7%94%D7%A0%D7%94%D7%9C%D7%94-%D7%A6%D7%99%D7%91%D7%95%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%AA/

[6] https://web.archive.org/web/20190123041511/https://www.amnesty.org.il/800-2/

[7] https://www.jewishvoiceforlabour.org.uk/article/citizens-of-israel-send-letter-of-support-to-corbyn/

[8] http://www.pacbi.org/etemplate.php?id=792


[10] http://bit.ly/2W9Pwzc

[11] http://bit.ly/2m1l51W

[12] https://sites.google.com/site/verapetition/

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