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Ronnie Fraser

Dr. Ronnie Fraser is Director of the Academic Friends of Israel which he founded with his wife, Lola, in 2003. Together they have campaigned against the academic boycott of Israel and antisemitism on campus. He is a retired college lecturer and his book “British Trade Unions, the Labour Party and Israel’s Histadrut” was published in February 2022.  Ronnie is also a researcher for the history website “British Jews in the First World War, We Were There Too”.
The BDS War: From Academia to Hollywood
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, conceived at the United Nations World Conference against Racism in South Africa in 2001, unleashed the “new” antisemitism which targeted the State of Israel. Ronnie Fraser, in Challenging the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement focuses on the efforts to oppose the academic boycott, while industry insider and author of Artists Under Fire Lana Melman discusses BDS...