“Jewish Voices For Peace” Behind Anti-Israel Efforts Across Campuses

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“Oy Vey! What did I just read?!?!”

A coalition of nearly two dozen student clubs at New York University (NYU) have boycotted a subsidized trip to the Israel for student leaders, claiming the trip is, “part of the right-wing strategy to combat the Palestinian movement for human rights and self-determination in the academy.”

The anti-Israel student coalition, ironically, is being led by liberal Jews who are part of the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP). The JVP has pledged to protest the NYU trip to Israel, “out of solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for human rights and self-determination and their demand for Israeli adherence to international law,” and, “refuse to go on a trip that includes a visit to illegally occupied land.”

The coalition also includes the NYU College Democrats, NYU Against Fascism, NYU Freedom for North Korea, the Arab Student Union, Democratic Socialists of America at NYU, NYU Student for

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