Know the Professor: Orian Zakai

  • 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 an open letter calling for the release of Imad Ahmad Barghouti, a pro-Hamas professor who was convicted on incitement charges.[2]
  • Signed a petition calling on Israel to permit pro-BDS American student Lara Alqasem to enter the country to study at Hebrew University.[3]

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

[2] https://samidoun40.rssing.com/chan-67502738/all_p1.html

https://usacbi.org/2016/05/open-letter-on-behalf-of-professor-imad-ahmad-barghouthi/

[3] https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/10/israel-must-lift-its-bar-on-us-student-lara-alqasem

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