Yitzhak Santis maintains that "Open Hillel" has a hidden political agenda. In its campaign, it is a partner with the anti-Israel Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), which seeks to gain entry into Hillels across the county to mainstream the BDS campaign against Israel.
While the Open Hillel campaign claims that it does not advocate for BDS, or for any other political position on Israel-Palestine, the alliance with Jewish Voices for Peace (JVP) demonstrates otherwise.
Prof. Gerald Steinberg explains that to defeat divestment campaigns, an aggressive proactive approach, which exposes the the immorality of the racist propaganda, and far more resources are required.
Marking Israel's Independence Day, Prof. Gerald Steinberg discusses the intense political and ideological attacks against Israel, in parallel to the military conflict, with the objective of isolating and delegitimizing the Jewish state.