The Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) claims to advance “social change that contributes to a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world.” The Fund’s Peacebuilding program, which approves grants related to the Arab-Israel conflict, aims to “advance just and durable peace by supporting innovative and collaborative approaches and policies for conflict prevention, management, and transformation; strengthening constituencies and political will for conflict transformation and durable peace; and exploring solutions to emerging transnational threats and drivers of conflict.”
Professor Gerald Steinberg discusses how postmodernism and post-colonialism, combined with antisemitism, have created fertile ground for extreme anti-Israel demonization on campus.
NGO Monitor Columbia University alumni write to Dean of Columbia Law School regarding statement on Prof. Katherine Franke's involvement in BDS campaigns.
The Israeli government has prepared a list of 20 organizations that lead BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) campaigns, such that officials of these groups will not be allowed to enter Israel. Reasonable people can disagree on whether or not banning activists who seek to harm the country they desire to enter is the best policy approach or not.