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Statement on the NUS endorsement of BDS campaign against Israel

Statement on the NUS endorsement of BDS campaign against Israel

Thursday, 7 August, 2014 - 4:04 pm

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The Oxford Chabad Society is disappointed and deeply concerned about the BDS motion the NUS endorsed this week against Israel. This is unfortunate, as the motion will do nothing to bring peace and only deepens divisions and increases tension on university campuses in the UK among the diverse student body. 


We hope that reason rather than hate will prevail and this motion will not be followed through by Student Unions allowing room for constructive and respectful dialogue among all students regarding the complex issues of peace in the Middle East. 


If you are a Jewish student and have concerns or feel in any way threatened on campus in Oxford or elsewhere in the UK please contact your local Chabad on campus Rabbi for support or advice.


Email: info@oxfordchabad.org to be put in contact with your local Chabad on campus rabbi or call: 07772 079 940. 

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