In this case it's not patriotism, but the excesses of "academic freedom" that are threatening our democracy. Radical professors at BGU are actively calling for the worldwide suppression of academic freedoms for all Israeli academics. The want their own university to be silenced on the world stage. It has everything to do with the excesses of the left, and is a definite threat to democracy. The university should have taken these professors at their word and fired them immediately when they violated their positions with a call to suspend everybody else's academic freedoms.
India withdraws order to block Internet pornography sites (Reuters)
from the article: Shut down the universities