Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)
Loyola University, September 2014: Members of SJP at Loyola University Chicago verbally assaulted Jewish students affiliated with Hillel who were staffing a table with literature for a Birthright Israel trip. SJP members reportedly surrounded the table, blocking the movement of the Hillel students and preventing others from approaching. One student witness told The College Fix, a news website that covers campus issues, that SJP members ambushed the Jewish students.
Northeastern University, 2013: The entire SJP was suspended from campus for the school year for intimidating students on campus. In 2011 the chapter chose to interrupt an on-campus Holocaust remembrance event by whipping out anti-Israel signs and yelling insults at the audience and speakers before storming out.
Florida Atlantic University, April 2012: SJP members postedeviction notices on the dorm room doors of 200 students, most of them Jewish. The tactic has been repeated at various campuses. As one NYU student said, “this made me feel targeted and unsafe in my own dorm room and I know others feel exactly the same as myself.”
SJP is rapidly creating a hostile and unsafe environment on US campuses for all who do not share their radical anti-Israel views. For this reason, they have even been labeled by some as “Hamas on Campus.”
Max Blumenthal: Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz called Blumenthal “an extremist bigot whose greatest appeal is to anti-Semites…. No decent person should ever support the views expressed by Max Blumenthal.” Blumenthal's recently published book Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel was dubbed “The Israel Hater’s Handbook” and described as worthy of the “Hamas Book-of-the-Month Club” by Eric Alterman of progressive magazine The Nation.
Amir Abdel Malik Ali: An Imam who calls repeatedly for jihad and the destruction of Israel. In a 2006 speech at UC Irvine during “Israel Apartheid Week,” he said of Israel, “The truth of the matter is your days are numbered. We will fight you. We will fight you until we are either martyred or until we are victorious.” In an equally chilling statement in 2010, Malik Ali asserted his support for terrorism, including Hamas, Hezbollah, and Islamic Jihad.
Khader Adnan: A former member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) headlined an SJP-sponsored event at American University. Adnan is an open supporter of suicide bombings and has accused the Palestinian Authority of collaborating with Israel.
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