Know the Professor: Haim Yacobi

  • Previously taught at Ben-Gurion University.[1]
  • Supports and promotes BDS.[2]
  • Signed a petition to boycott Ariel University because of its location in Judea & Samaria.[3]
  • Was one of the founders of the anti-Israel NGO “Bimkom,” which accuses Israel of “apartheid,” “war crimes,” and “collective punishment.”[4]
  • 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.”[5]
  • 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.”[6]
  • Signed a petition in “support and appreciation” of students and lecturers who illegally refused to carry out their IDF service in Judea & Samaria.”[7]
  • Signed a petition against adding the Ariel University to the Israel Council for Higher Education.[8]
  • Signed a petition accusing Israel of the “slaughter of large numbers of wholly innocent people” in Gaza.[9]
  • Signed a petition calling to lift the “siege” on Gaza.[10]

[1] https://scholars.bgu.ac.il/display/yacobih

[2] http://www.boycottisrael.info/content/boycott-stands-dr-neve-gordon-bds-and-against-oppression

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

[4] http://in.bgu.ac.il/humsos/politics/Pages/haim_yacobi_test_import_from_word.aspx

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

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

[7]http://israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=3105&page_data%5Bid%5D=3841&cookie_lang=he&the_session_id=85626acf2f490e8ccab62531182e40b3&BLUEWEBSESSIONSID=59bb72759c315d82295dcd97e791afb4

[8] 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/

[9] http://haimbresheeth.com/gaza/an-open-letter-to-israel-academics-july-13th-2014/statement-by-israeli-academics-july-2014/

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

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