Know the Professor: Menachem Klein

  • Signed a petition calling on EU member states to boycott “organizations and companies if they are active, directly or indirectly, in the occupied territories.”[1]
  • 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.” [2]
  • 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.”[3]
  • Signed a petition urging the Spanish parliament to recognize a Palestinian state.[4]
  • Board member of the radical anti-Israel NGO “B’Tselem.”[5]

[1] https://www.eccpalestine.org/israeli-petition-supporting-eu-guidelines-on-funding-of-israeli-entities/

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

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

[4] http://maki.org.il/%D7%99%D7%95%D7%AA%D7%A8-%D7%9E-500-%D7%99%D7%A9%D7%A8%D7%90%D7%9C%D7%99%D7%9D-%D7%A4%D7%A0%D7%95-%D7%9C%D7%A4%D7%A8%D7%9C%D7%9E%D7%A0%D7%98-%D7%94%D7%A1%D7%A4%D7%A8%D7%93%D7%99-%D7%99%D7%A9-%D7%9C/

[5] https://www.btselem.org/about_btselem/board_members

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