Last week was Israel Apartheid Week at the University of British Columbia. Israeli Apartheid Week has as its sole aim the de-legitimization of the State of Israel through the assertion that the state of Israel is an inherently racist, oppressive, hateful, illegal, criminal and genocidal entity, merely by virtue of its being the national homeland of the Jewish People. This was affirmed, for instance, by Omar Chaban, former President of the SPHR at the University of British Columbia, on Friday, when he stated to the audience of a BDS speech by Nada Elia that "it is impossible for Israel to be a Jewish State without being an apartheid state; for Israel to be a Jewish State, it must be an apartheid state"; the audience, applauding Omar's comment loudly, apparently agreed.
In light of that premise, "ending Apartheid" in Israel thus means, for members and supporters of SPHR, the campus group that organizes Israel Apartheid Week, destroying the Jewish National Homeland, as confirmed by the students at the Apartheid booth in the Student Union Building, who regularly voiced their support for a "one-state solution" coupled with the "right of return", two policies, which together amount to demographic suicide for Israel. That...More >>