Know the Professor: Haim Weiss

  • In response to violent Gaza border riots in which terrorist tried to breach the fence and enter Israel, Weiss called on IDF soldiers to refuse to carry out orders.[1]
  • Worked to cancel a show by Israel’s national theater, Habima, in Kiryat Arba because of its location in Judea & Samaria. He posted the phone numbers of senior Habima workers and urged people to contact them and demand that the show be cancelled.[2] He stated that the show would be a “legitimization to the settlement enterprise in general and specifically to the most extreme and violent among them.”[3]
  • Signed a petition to boycott Ariel University because of its location in Judea & Samaria.[4]
  • 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.”[5]
  • Signed a petition against adding the Ariel University to the Israel Council for Higher Education.[6]
  • Signed a petition in support of the anti-Zionist organization “Breaking the Silence.”[7]

[1] https://knowbdsinisrael.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Haim_Wiess_post.png

[2] https://www.timesofisrael.com/planned-west-bank-show-by-national-theater-sparks-outcry/

[3] https://www.20il.co.il/%D7%9B%D7%AA%D7%91%D7%AA-%D7%95%D7%99%D7%93%D7%90%D7%95-%D7%AA%D7%90%D7%98%D7%A8%D7%95%D7%9F-%D7%94%D7%91%D7%99%D7%9E%D7%94-%D7%9E%D7%92%D7%99%D7%A2-%D7%9C%D7%A7%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%AA-%D7%90%D7%A8%D7%91/

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

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

[6] http://israeli-academics-for-peace.org.il/%D7%9E%D7%9B%D7%AA%D7%91-%D7%9C%D7%A8%D7%90%D7%A9%D7%99-%D7%94%D7%90%D7%95%D7%A0%D7%99%D7%91%D7%A8%D7%A1%D7%99%D7%98%D7%90%D7%95%D7%AA-%D7%95%D7%94%D7%9E%D7%9B%D7%9C%D7%9C%D7%95%D7%AA-%D7%94%D7%90/

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

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