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US Campuses Becoming More Pro-Israel

Pro-Israel students at UC Berkeley (Photo: facebook)

College campuses have, as of late, been breeding grounds for anti-Israel bias and hatred, but things could very well be changing for the better. The Jerusalem Post reports that an increasing number of pro-Israel events on campuses have negatively affected the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement:

Anti-Israel activism on college campuses across the United States has declined, according to a new report by a campus pro-Israel organization.

The report by the Israel on Campus Coalition published Monday shows that there were nearly three times as many total pro-Israel events on Us campuses as anti-Israel events during the past school term.

According to the report, there were more than 3,100 pro-Israel events in 2016-17 and about 1,100 anti-Israel events. And 149 campuses experienced anti-Israel activity last year compared to 185 two years ago.

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel also saw falling activity, with 20 BDS campaigns nationwide on college campuses last year compared to 33 the year before...

Tags: US-Israel Relations , BDS

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