Know the Professor: Yeela Raanan

  • Signed a petition urging the American Anthropological Association to convene a vote on boycotting Israeli academia.[1]
  • Signed a petition urging the Spanish parliament to recognize a Palestinian state.[2]
  • In a public speech in Ramallah, she accused Israel of setting a norm of “robbery, violence and oppression.”[3]
  • Spoke at an event in the Israeli-Arab city of Sakhnin where she called Israel a “fascist” state and called to “free Palestine.”[4]
  • Serves on the “National Assembly” of “Standing Together,” a far-left NGO funded by the New Israel Fund.[5]
  • Signed a petition calling to oppose Israel’s OECD membership, claiming that Israel “violates international law” and “violate[s] the basic human rights of Palestinians.”[6]
  • Wrote an article in Palestine News urging international pressure on Israel in opposition to the “Prawer Plan.”[7]

[1] http://s3.amazonaws.com/rdcms-aaa/files/production/public/FileDownloads/pdfs/cmtes/commissions/upload/Nahoya_Letter_to_AAA_regarding_IAA-Sept2014.pdf

[2] 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/

[3] https://www.jewishpress.com/news/eye-on-palestine/palestinian-authority/in-ramallah-speech-israeli-academic-accuses-israel-of-robbery-violence-oppression/2019/12/01/

[4] https://www.facebook.com/100001915380305/videos/pcb.1966307843443043/1966305790109915/?type=3&theater

[5] https://www.standing-together.org/aboutus-2

And http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=get_page&page_data%5Bid%5D=171&page_type=4&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=4e7ce55aee0359baa0f72236553fa4b3&BLUEWEBSESSIONSID=0d2620df83541154c826f6f87ac681f3

[6] https://usacbi.org/2010/05/israeli-citizens-say-do-not-approve-israels-oecd-membership-until-it-abides-by-international-law/

[7] https://www.palestinecampaign.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Palestine-News-2012-Spring.pdf

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