Know the Professor: Ilan Pappé

  • Vocal and prominent BDS advocate.[1]
  • Regularly speaks at events on American campuses organized by Students for Justice in Palestine, slandering Israel and promoting BDS.[2][3][4]
  • Regularly writes articles in English promoting BDS and accusing Israel of “ethnic cleansing,” “war crimes,” and “genocide.”[5][6]
  • Wrote a rabidly anti-Israel book titled, “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine.”[7]
  • Encouraged a student to write a false thesis claiming that Israel massacred some 250 unarmed Palestinians in the village of Tantura in the War of Independence, which was proven to be utterly false.[8]
  • Described by renowned historian Benny Morris: “At best, Ilan Pappe must be one of the world’s sloppiest historians; at worst, one of the most dishonest.”[9]
  • Wrote an article titled, “Why I Favor a Boycott of My Own University,” while he was teaching at Haifa University.[10]
  • Wrote an op-ed in The Guardian urging British academics to boycott Israel.[11]
  • Wrote a letter to the “Princeton community” in support of a Princeton University initiative to divest from Israel.[12]
  • During the Second Lebanon war, he signed a statement accusing Israel of perpetrating war crimes and a “massacre.” He also sent his “solidarity and support to the victims of this brutality.”[13]
  • Was call upon to resign by the president of Haifa University.[14]
  • Signed a letter urging Australian historian Alison Bashford not to accept the prestigious Dan David Prize, which is headquartered at Tel-Aviv University, because doing so would “legitimize and normalize Israel’s colonial violence and apartheid.”[15]

[1] https://bdsmovement.net/news-listing-author/Ilan%20Pappe

[2] https://www.facebook.com/JVPColumbia/posts/1669536356639505?match=Y29sdW1iaWEgc3R1ZGVudHMgZm9yIGp1c3RpY2UgaW4gcGFsZXN0aW5lLHBhcHBl

[3] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A78S4v5YMpU

[4] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_FzowRg8LU

[5] https://electronicintifada.net/people/ilan-pappe

[6] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=3749&page_data[id]=172&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=2dcb2624df85543d906fff61b3aa9cfb

[7] https://www.amazon.com/Ethnic-Cleansing-Palestine-Ilan-Pappe/dp/1851685553

[8] https://newrepublic.com/article/85344/ilan-pappe-sloppy-dishonest-historian

[9] https://newrepublic.com/article/85344/ilan-pappe-sloppy-dishonest-historian

[10] http://hnn.us/articles/11873.html

[11] https://www.theguardian.com/education/2005/may/24/highereducation.internationaleducationnews

[12] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=116&page_data[id]=172&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=2dcb2624df85543d906fff61b3aa9cfb

[13] https://chomsky.info/20060808/

[14] https://www.haaretz.com/1.4852093

[15] https://bdsmovement.net/news/220-academics-urge-history-medicine-professor-reject-israeli-award-over-israels-medical

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