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Know the Professor: Yonathan (Jon) Anson

  • 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 a petition to boycott Ariel University because of its location in Judea & Samaria.[2]
  • Signed an anti-Israel letter addressed to then UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, accusing Israel of carrying out “ethnic cleansing.”[3]
  • 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.”[4]
  • Signed 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.”[5]
  • Signed a petition against adding Ariel University to the Israel Council for Higher Education.[6]

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

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

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

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

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

[6] http://israeli-academics-for-peace.org.il/%D7%9E%D7%9B%D7%AA%D7%91-%D7%9C%D7%A8%D7%90%D7%A9%D7%99-%D7%94%D7%90%D7%95%D7%A0%D7%99%D7%91%D7%A8%D7%A1%D7%99%D7%98%D7%90%D7%95%D7%AA-%D7%95%D7%94%D7%9E%D7%9B%D7%9C%D7%9C%D7%95%D7%AA-%D7%94%D7%90/

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