Know the Professor: Hagit Borer

  • Supports and promotes BDS.[1][2]
  • Signed a petition calling to boycott an international conference at Tel-Aviv University.[3]
  • 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.” [4]
  • Signed a letter asserting that “the ‘fog of war’ [against Iraq] could be exploited by the Israeli government to commit further crimes against the Palestinian people, up to full-fledged ethnic cleansing.”[5]
  • Was referenced in a Los Angeles Times article as believing that “Zionism and democracy were incompatible.”[6]

[1] https://boycottisrael.info/content/milestones-history-israeli-bds-movement-brief-chronology

[2] https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/sarah-irving/hundreds-uk-scholars-pledge-boycott-israeli-universities

[3] https://spme.org/boycotts-divestments-sanctions-bds/boycott-israeli-cinema-tv-studies-conference-tel-aviv-university/17442/

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

[5] https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2003/01/30/15682691.php

[6] https://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-tm-hubbard6feb05-story.html

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