Campus Monitor - Florida Atlantic University

Student Voices

  • June 17, 2016 – Florida Atlantic University Jewish Student (Nadav) “It was scary. SJP activists hung the signs on our dorm doors and on the Sabbath elevator during the exam period. It stressed everyone out and affected our ability to concentrate on our studies, which seems to have been their goal.” Read more
  • September 2012 – Florida Atlantic University Jewish Student (Rayna) – “SJP distributed a mock eviction notice on my door in the dormitory. I was known to SJP as an advocate for Israel, so it was not a coincidence that my door was included in their activities…[I] could not find any other eviction notices posted on doors on her floor.” Read more

 

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Classification Date-Description
ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSION: HISTORICAL;
DEMONIZATION
1/22/15 – SJP sponsored a talk with Norman Finkelstein in which he utilized classic antisemitic tropes of Jewish money and control, saying “New York is a Jewish city with Jewish money,” and suggesting that New York Jews use their money to control politicians. He demonized Israel and Israelis throughout, remarking on Israel’s “maniacal massacres,” the “lust of Israeli society which enjoys the death of Palestinians” and that “Israelis rub their hands in glee at the thought of Palestinians looking around and seeing everything destroyed.” (See related videos: part I, part II, part III, part IV)
BDS ACTIVITY: BDS EVENT 2/2/15 – SJP at FAU tabled on campus to promote a boycott of Coca-Cola “in response to Coca-Cola’s support of Israel.”

 

In the News ?

February 24, 2017:
University Press – Civil rights activist Angela Davis speaks at Boca campus

November 15, 2016:
SunSentinel – FAU pro-Israel group engages in much campus outreach

December 8, 2014: Sun Sentinel – Marcus reveals that PA issues anti-Israel messages (Description note: article references SJP walkout of event)

November 6, 2014: JTA – Universities called out for trying to suppress protests of Israel

August 9, 2014:  J Post – US college campuses debate Middle East conflict

August 4, 2014:  Jewish Journal – FAU students table divestment motion

August 4, 2014:  SPME – Florida Atlantic University Rejects BDS Motion

thumbs-up August 3, 2014:  Arutz 7 – Florida Atlantic University Rejects BDS Motion

 December 28, 2013 – UNIVERSITY STATEMENT – We Do Not Support the American Studies Association Vote to Boycott Israeli Universities

April 19, 2013: ISRAEL EVENT DISRUPTED BY SJP – Description note: An Owls for Israel event of an IDF soldier speaker was disrupted by SJP and a police report The report details, “the group stood up in front of the room while the speaker was speaking. The group had a banner with ‘War Criminals’ written on it while a female started reading from a printout. The group was escorted out.”

November 15, 2011: ISRAEL EVENT DISRUPTED BY SJP – Description note: As part of an action planned by Students for Justice in Palestine, a group stood up and walked out in the middle of the presentation by the deputy permanent representative of Israel to the United Nations, Ambassador Haim Waxman.

 

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BDS Tracker

August 3, 2014 – Defeated – Student Government votes against divestment. Subject is tabled indefinitely.


BDS Instigators: Student & Faculty


STUDENT BDS

Student Group(s) Promoting BDS: 1
SJP

FACULTY BDS

Number of Faculty Endorsing the Academic Boycott of Israel: 1

  1. Mary Faraci