Know the Professor: Ronit Lentin

  • Supports and promotes BDS.[1]
  • Wrote an article in The Irish Times promoting the academic boycott of Israel.[2]
  • Wrote an article titled, “Why Should Irish academics boycott Israel?”[3]
  • Organized a list of some two hundred Irish academics calling for the boycott of Israel.[4]
  • Promoted the Irish Occupied Territories Bill that calls for boycotting Israel.[5]
  • Signed a petition calling on the Irish government to put pressure on Israel and end trade agreements.[6]
  • Signed a petition accusing Israel of perpetrating “atrocities” in Gaza and urging the United Nations to impose sanctions on Israel.[7]
  • 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.”[8]
  • 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.”[9]

[1] http://sydneystaff4bds.org/?p=194

[2] https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/letters/academic-boycott-of-israel-1.2943330

[3] https://www.ronitlentin.net/2014/11/10/why-should-irish-academics-boycott-israel/

[4] https://www.maariv.co.il/news/politics/Article-480425

[5] https://www.jpost.com/International/Ireland-considers-an-Occupied-Territories-bill-609069

[6] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=5677&page_data[id]=3840&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=cb9bee46a1af927d1b3d759257e17cd3

[7] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=6830&page_data[id]=3840&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=cb9bee46a1af927d1b3d759257e17cd3

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

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

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