Know the Professor: Ronnen Ben-Arie

  • Signed an open letter urging the Pixies rock group to boycott Israel and cancel their planned show.[1]
  • After the Marrickville Council in Australia faced criticism over their BDS support, Ben-Arie signed a pro-BDS open letter titled, “Marrickville Council, Stand Firm in Your Support of BDS.”[2]
  • Co-authored an anti-Israel book that “sets up a new methodology with which to study the settler colonial project in Palestine.”[3] The book asks: “In what ways can we divest from settler arrangements in the present-day?” and “How do we contribute to the decolonisation of Palestine?”[4]
  • Co-authored an anti-Israel article accusing Israel of “ethnic cleansing” and “colonial oppression.”[5]
  • Signed a petition encouraging the United Methodist Church to “disinvest from companies who benefit from the Occupation of Palestine.”[6]

[1] http://boycottisrael.info/content/open-letter-pixies

[2] https://boycottisrael.info/content/marrickville-council-stand-firm-your-support-bds

[3] https://www.rowmaninternational.com/book/from_shared_life_to_coresistance_in_historic_palestine/3-156-57f44adf-bd75-46a8-bc32-5056d4dd1b9b

[4] https://www.amazon.co.uk/Co-Resistance-Historic-Palestine-Critical-Perspectives/dp/1783489634

[5] https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340929554_A_Terrifying_Manipulator_of_Signs

[6] https://www.kairosresponse.org/endorsement_israelicitizens_2012.html

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