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Florida Atlantic University Students Indefinitely Table Anti-Israel Resolution


The Florida Atlantic University logo. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. – The student government of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) on Aug. 1 indefinitely tabled a resolution to divest from Israel. The measure was introduced by the FAU chapter of the anti-Israel group Students for Justice in Palestine.

“As students we may not be able to control the situation around the world, but it’s our duty to maintain a peaceful campus environment,” said Nadav Alkoby, Jewish programming chair for FAU’s Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity chapter. “By combating Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), we took a stand against hate.”

Sara Rafel, director of the Southeast U.S. branch of the Israel education organization StandWithUs, praised pro-Israel students who helped bring about the tabling of the resolution “for their vigilance and commitment to fight for Israel and not back down in the face of BDS bullies and their last-minute, anti-democratic tactics.”

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Source: The Algemeiner

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