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Speak Out Against the Anti-Israel SJP Conference! #NoHateOnCampus

Speak Out Against the Anti-Israel SJP Conference! #NoHateOnCampus
Students for “Justice” in Palestine (SJP), an anti-Israel hate group with chapters on dozens of college campuses, is holding their national conference at University of Minnesota (UMN) this year.  Last year’s conference explicitly promoted the destruction of Zionism, celebrated disruptions of speakers who support Israel’s right to exist, and glorified terrorism against Israeli civilians.
Join us in calling on the UMN Administration to condemn the conference and make clear that this hate has no place on campus.
September 24, 2019

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Letter to
President of the University of Minnesota, Joan T.A. Gabel

Dear President Gabel,

As a strong supporter of free speech and academic freedom on campus, and an opponent of all forms of discrimination, I am deeply concerned about the National Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) Conference being held at UMN in November, 2019. I believe you and your administration have a responsibility to explicitly condemn campus events that promote hatred, intolerance, and opposition to the free exchange of ideas.

As you may know, SJP has a long record of spreading hate, supporting violence, and violating the free speech rights of people they disagree with on campus. Last year's National SJP Conference explicitly promoted the destruction of Zionism, celebrated disruptions of speakers who support Israel's right to exist, and glorified terrorism against Israeli civilians. This hateful agenda cannot go unanswered.

UMN's guiding principles call for a campus environment that "embodies the values of academic freedom," while providing, "an atmosphere of mutual respect, free from racism, sexism, and other forms of prejudice and intolerance".

As such, I urge you to:

1. Strongly condemn the National SJP Conference for promoting hate, supporting violence, and encouraging violations of free speech and academic freedom.

2. Develop and share concrete steps UMN will be taking to foster greater tolerance and protect the rights of all UMN students.

3. Respond to rising efforts to isolate Jews, Israelis, and their supporters by celebrating and growing your cooperation with these communities and the organizations that represent them on campus.

Thank you for your time and attention to this important matter.

Sincerely,

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Dear President Gabel,

As a strong supporter of free speech and academic freedom on campus, and an opponent of all forms of discrimination, I am deeply concerned about the National Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) Conference being held at UMN in November, 2019. I believe you and your administration have a responsibility to explicitly condemn campus events that promote hatred, intolerance, and opposition to the free exchange of ideas.

As you may know, SJP has a long record of spreading hate, supporting violence, and violating the free speech rights of people they disagree with on campus. Last year's National SJP Conference explicitly promoted the destruction of Zionism, celebrated disruptions of speakers who support Israel's right to exist, and glorified terrorism against Israeli civilians. This hateful agenda cannot go unanswered.

UMN's guiding principles call for a campus environment that "embodies the values of academic freedom," while providing, "an atmosphere of mutual respect, free from racism, sexism, and other forms of prejudice and intolerance".

As such, I urge you to:

1. Strongly condemn the National SJP Conference for promoting hate, supporting violence, and encouraging violations of free speech and academic freedom.

2. Develop and share concrete steps UMN will be taking to foster greater tolerance and protect the rights of all UMN students.

3. Respond to rising efforts to isolate Jews, Israelis, and their supporters by celebrating and growing your cooperation with Israeli academic institutions.

Thank you for your time and attention to this important matter.

Sincerely,

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