The Campaign to Delegitimize IsraelBy Mitchell Bard / Jewish Virtual LibraryAnti-Semitism is a result of Israeli policies. Supporters of Israel only criticize Arabs and never Israelis. Academic freedom means any criticism of Israel is permissible in a university. American universities should divest from companies that do business in Israel Advocates for Israel try to silence critics by labeling them anti-Semitic. The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement originated with Palestinians seeking to promote peace and justice. Campus delegitimization campaigns are successful. The BDS movement advocates peace and a two-state solution. The BDS campaign has succeeded in isolating Israel. Selective boycotts advance prospects for Palestinian-Israeli peace. Academic boycotts are popular in America. Labeling products manufactured in West Bank settlements promotes peace.Read more here.