Know the Professor: Snait B. Gissis

  • Signed a petition calling to boycott products and companies “that operate in occupied Palestinian land and in East Jerusalem.”[1]
  • Signed a petition to boycott Ariel University because of its location in Judea & Samaria.[2]
  • 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.”[3]
  • Signed an anti-Israel letter addressed to then UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, accusing Israel of carrying out “ethnic cleansing.”[4]
  • Signed a letter accusing Israel of subjecting Palestinians “to life in fearsome ghettos” and demanding international intervention against Israel.[5]
  • Signed a petition urging the Spanish parliament to recognize a Palestinian state.[6]
  • Was one of the initiators of 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.”[7]
  • Signed a petition in “support and appreciation” of students and lecturers who illegally refused to carry out their IDF service in Judea & Samaria.”[8]
  • 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.”[9]
  • Signed a petition advocating for the release of terrorist supporter Dareen Tatour, who was arrested and convicted for inciting violence and supporting a terrorist organization.[10]
  • Signed a petition calling to lift the “siege” on Gaza.[11]

[1] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=7824&page_data[id]=3840&cookie_lang=en

[2] https://www.inn.co.il/News/News.aspx/213840

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

[4] https://electronicintifada.net/content/open-letter-kofi-annan/447

[5] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=194&page_data%5Bid%5D=178&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=194b34c1f068f1dd996cd84665abaa3d&BLUEWEBSESSIONSID=de5f0d6df25f0bc04d5fd8065a20aa36

[6] 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/

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

[8]http://israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=3105&page_data%5Bid%5D=3841&cookie_lang=he&the_session_id=85626acf2f490e8ccab62531182e40b3&BLUEWEBSESSIONSID=59bb72759c315d82295dcd97e791afb4

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

[10] http://bit.ly/2W9Pwzc

[11] https://sites.google.com/site/verapetition/

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