Roc4Israel is an independent, multi-religious group of individuals who support the State of Israel in its quest for peace and security as the homeland of the Jewish people. We counter the negative rhetoric towards Israel, expose the rising tide of global anti-Semitism, fight against BDS, and defend Israel’s right to exist.
Democrat & Chronicle – James Goodman: William A. Jacobson, an outspoken critic of boycotts of Israel, will give a talk here on Tuesday — arguing that boycotts by American academic associations against Israeli educational institutions discriminate against Israel and violate academic freedom on American campuses. Jacobson, who is clinical professor of securities law at Cornell University…
Democrat & Chronicle – Sarah Taddeo: Susan Hammond of Brighton gathered with about 100 other supporters of Israel at the first Roc4Israel rally Sunday to speak out against anti-Semitic discourse in the U.S. and the Middle East. “Silence is the enemy,” Hammond said, adding that many Israeli supporters have recently become complacent in their public defense of Israel….
The Atlantic reports that antisemitism is on the rise around the world, and particularly in Europe. Some right-leaning Jewish organizations also point to college campuses, where peace demonstrations are common. How do they define antisemitism, and what should be done about it?