The Durham City Council Boycotts Israel: Public Records and Reporting

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Speakers at the April 16, 2018 Durham City Council Meeting minutes before the Council voted to single out Israel

Durham Discriminates

In April of 2018, Durham, North Carolina became the first city in the United States to boycott police trainings with Israel – the only Jewish majority country on the planet. No other countries were singled out or mentioned. As explained by the Mayor Pro Tempore of Durham, the City Council issued “a statement affirming a city policy against police exchanges with Israel.” Read the full one page summary.

On April 16, 2018, The Durham City Council put Israel – and by extension – the Jewish people, on trial. The Council opened the door to public anti-Semitism. We provide the reader three very important talks, one by Rabbi Zalman who summarizes our concerns so very completely; the second video demonstrates the evil encouraged by singling out if Israel at the Council, and the third showing the disdain for the excellent Durham Police Force and misunderstanding of the issue at hand by at least one member of the Council.

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Records obtained through freedom of information requests

Some of the many letters sent to the Durham City Council speaking out against anti-Israel discrimination 

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