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Pro-Israel Rallies Outnumber Opposition at ‘Israel Apartheid Week’


Despite the attempts to delegitimize Israel on American campuses during the so-called “Israel Apartheid Week,” the Sochnut — the Jewish Agency for Israel, under the direction of Natan Sharansky, has helped change the tone on North American campuses.

Sharansky told Makor Rishon that he made sure the Sochnut sent five representatives (“Shlichim”) to every campus in North America.

Pro-Israel rallies were organized by campus Hillels, Hasbara Fellowship, and Stand With Us.

Makor Rishon reports that, in fact, pro-Israel rallies far outnumbered the anti-Israeli rallies this week.

Sharansky said that he sees a definite weakening in the anti-Israel Boycott movement, simply because the facts and the truth are on Israel’s side.

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13 Responses to “Pro-Israel Rallies Outnumber Opposition at ‘Israel Apartheid Week’”

  1. there is no coincidence in Jewish events

  2. NATO on the way to israel

  3. Alan Kardon says:

    I think you meant to say "Israelis and Arabs living together" before Palestinians.

  4. Angela Horne says:

    Indeed. And my selection of videos prove Israel to be right…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sem4mcX0-Zw&list=PLDWZZEI7ILwl_gBJFeb5TGHAutRoHhuKq&index=2

  5. Herman Christoffel Kuun says:

    The truth will prevail

  6. Nathan Katz says:

    There has been a tidal change on American campuses.

  7. America loves Israel.

  8. I always knew it, but more good people need to get off their asses and show what the real majority thinks and not let the useful idiots hold the stage.

  9. Since when have Arabs lived together with anyone in peace and harmony, even with fellow Arabs? Look at the Arab world even now — Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, Sudan, etc. Is it any better?

  10. now the Jew hating cretins will have to research mein kampf to come up with some other psycho blood libel. lunatics.

  11. Libbee Home says:

    You might enjoy the most recent videos on the FB page of the wonderful Sussex Friends of Israel https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sussex-Friends-Of-Israel/521248807933259

  12. Herb Grossman Actually, there are Arabs living in peace with Jews. They are called Christians!

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