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Teachers union votes to endorse anti-Israel BDS movement

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The San Francisco teachers union has come out in support of the Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions movement that seeks to declare an economic war on Israel.

The United Educators of San Francisco in May passed what it called a “Resolution in Solidarity with the Palestinian People.”

“Whereas, as public school educators in the United States of America, we have a special responsibility to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people because of the 3.8 billion dollars annually that the US government gives to Israel, thus directly using our tax dollars to fund apartheid and war crimes,” the resolution stated.

The resolution “calls on the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden to stop aid to Israel.”

“[B]e it further resolved, that UESF endorse[s] the international campaign for boycotts, divestment, and sanctions against apartheid in Israel,” the resolution said.

The resolution calls Israel’s government “a regime of legalized racial discrimination perpetrated against the Palestinian people.”

Parents said they wished teachers would focus on education.

“The teachers union has failed in its most basic mission this year, opening schools and educating San Francisco’s children,” Todd David, a Jewish parent, said, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

“Instead of focusing on that, they are weighing in on an internati

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