Tag Archive for UCU

UK Jewish leaders urge teachers to join union, fight BDS from within

For a decade or more, British Jewish teachers have been feeling increasingly frustrated by anti-Israel and (sometimes) anti-Semitic views being expressed in their unions.  Many have resigned in disgust.  That’s the background to today’s story, reported in the Jerusalem Post,…

Two British unions taken to court over anti-Israel actions

In recent weeks, two British unions have become the targets of legal action brought by Israeli and British Jewish academics alleging discriminatory practices. In both cases, the unions have justified their actions based on what they see as solidarity with…

The UCU and anti-Semitism

Ben Gidley has written a terrific piece for Dissent magazine about this - on the eve of the union’s congress.  The union’s proposed resolution on the subject can be found here.