Campus Monitor - University of California Merced

Antisemitism Tracker

Total Antisemitic Activity:

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Classification Date-Description
BDS ACTIVITY: BDS VOTE 4/20/16 – The MSA authored a divestment resolution which passed the student government. The resolution called on the UC Board of Regents to divest from companies involved in “human rights abuses in Palestine…including Boeing, Caterpillar, CEMEX, Cement Roadstone Holdings, General Dynamics, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Gunmann, Raytheon, and United technologies.”


In the News ?

*See UC Student Testimonials from 2015 – present here

April 26, 2016:
UC Merced – University of California at Merced Student Government Passes Divestment Resolution

October 2015:
AMCHA – UC Student Testimonials about Antisemitism on Campus, October 2015 to Present

April 2, 2015:
Daily Nexus – A.S. Senate Meeting Discusses UC Divestment, Anti-Semitism (Description note, “The senators discussed University divestment from businesses allegedly profiting from human rights abuses in contested lands in Israel and Palestine. Seven UC campus Senates except for UCSB, UC Merced and UC San Francisco student senates have passed resolutions calling for financial divestment from such businesses.”)

November 10, 2014:
The Daily Californian – UCSA postpones divestment resolution at Saturday meeting

August 25, 2014:
  Times of Israel – An Academic Union Mobilizes Against Israel

August 21, 2014:
Fox News – Watchdogs raise alarm after student-teachers union takes stand against Israel

August 21, 2014: – Student-teachers union takes stand against Israel as anti-Semitism concerns arise

August 14, 2014: 
J Weekly – Letter warns U.C. president of union’s ‘anti-Israel propaganda’

thumbs-downAugust 12, 2014: 
COMPILED LIST –  Supporters of UAW 2865 Resolution Calling for Academic Boycott of Israel (Description note – contains the names of graduate students, teaching assistants, readers, etc who exclaimed public support of the antisemitic Student Union Worker’s BDS resolution, which stated the need to “educate” others on the “settler-colonial” and “apartheid” nature of the Jewish state).


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BDS Tracker

4/26/2015 – Student Government: PASSED – Student Government passed divestment resolution.

2/4/2015 – Student Government: FAILED – Student Government votes against divestment.

BDS Instigators: Student & Faculty




Number of Faculty Endorsing the Academic Boycott of Israel: 4

  1. Tanya Golash-Boza
  2. Anneeth Kaur-Hundle
  3. Sean Malloy
  4. Ruth Mostern