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birthright palestine?

birthright palestineHaaretz reports ISM activists use Birthright program to get to Israel:

Jessica, [a] recent birthright graduate who volunteers for the ISM in Az-Zawiya outside of Salfit in the West Bank … and one of the leaders of her campus’ divestment campaign, was so nervous that birthright would uncover her activist past that she applied through a Chicago office, rather than on her North Carolina campus, where her name is well-known.

Good to see Federation dollars hard at work! It’s not like I have anything against opposing viewpoints per se, but the ISM is an organization that encourages its members to lie to Israeli security officials and break Israeli law, thus endangering themselves and those around them.

How hard is it to do a Google search? Not hard at all. With the scant information provided by the Haaretz article, I did a Google search for Jessica, Duke and ISM and found out all anyone would need to know about Jessica Rutter and her background. She asked not to have her last name printed in the article, but I’m not bound by that, especially when it was so easy to find it. In another article featuring Jessica, Gidi Mark, birthright israel’s marketing director, said he knew of “only a handful of participants who fit this description, out of 70,000. At most we’re talking about one person in 10,000 … During our screening hundreds of applicants were disqualified this summer, for a variety of reasons”.

It’s called Google dude. Check it out.

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