Will Brooklyn College now co-sponsor an anti-BDS event?
Mayor Bloomberg and the New York Times willfully distorted the opposition to Brooklyn College's BDS event. It was not about academic freedom: It was a principled objection to departmental sponsorship of BDS' hate speech – one whose goal is blacklisting all Israeli, Jewish institutions and ultimately the end of Israel's right to exist.
Not many minds were changed about Israel or the boycott, divestment, sanction (BDS) campaign when the Brooklyn College political science department co-sponsored a BDS advocacy event last Thursday night. Several hundred people heard two pro-BDS speakers deliver the same...
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