Know the Professor: Linda Dittmar

  • 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.” [1]
  • 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.”[2]
  • Signed a letter to the Dean of Students at Fordham University condemning the university’s decision to block the pro-BDS group “Students for Justice in Palestine” from forming. [3]
  • Signed a petition to Barak Obama calling on the United States to divest from Israel and to cease providing it with financial, diplomatic and military support.[4]

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

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

[3]https://static1.squarespace.com/static/548748b1e4b083fc03ebf70e/t/58c1994ba5790ae223fbbf81/1489082707248/JVP+letter+to+Fordham+University.pdf

[4] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=6864&page_data[id]=3840&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=cb9bee46a1af927d1b3d759257e17cd3

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