University sanctions BDS-supporting professor

U of Michigan interim dean writes scathing letter to professor who refused to write recommendation for student wishing to study in Israel.JTA, 10/10/2018, 2:03 PM

Minister: Student denied entry can denounce BDS to be let in

US student barred entry to Israel could be allowed in if she renounces boycott movement and regrets involvement, minister says.JTA, 10/10/2018, 7:33 AM

US student denied entry due to involvement in BDS

US student denied entry to Israel remains in detention at airport during appeal process.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2018, 10:08 AM

This is the greatest threat to liberal Judaism

Many liberal Jews are uncomfortable with Jewish particularism, asserting that it is an illiberal idea whose time has passed. Ammiel Hirsch, 10/6/2018, 9:21 PM

US Education Dept anti-Semitism decision: 'The right move'

Lev HaOlam: 'BDS groups very aggressive on college campuses. Hope US move will provide Jewish students strength to persevere.'Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2018, 11:09 AM

BDS hysteria misplaced, says veteran campus Jewish educator

'BDS not our most pressing problem ... Students with no sense of Jewish identity, history, legacy, destiny won't give damn about Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2018, 1:41 PM

Israel is right to question radical extremists who come to visit

The UK does it, the USA does it. Why should Israel open its doors to those who wish to harm the Jewish State? Ronn Torossian, 8/15/2018, 1:24 PM

US academic group decries both BDS and litigation to squelch it

'Our opposition to BDS is matched as resolutely by opposition to these pledges; nothing short of attempt to limit free speech and belief.'JTA - Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 4:08 PM

Democratic senator compares Israeli security to Mexico wall

Sen. Cory Booker poses with sign linked to anti-Israel movement.JTA, 8/4/2018, 10:33 PM

One woman fighting anti-Semitism in Durham N.C.

The plan is to take over local police departments across our nation by political means, then have them boycott Israel and claim that police anti-terrorism training they receive in Israel is meant to teach American police how to murder black people. Lee Kaplan, 7/25/2018, 4:30 PM

Are you standing with Ireland's boycott of Israel?

Are you supporting BDS by donating to organizations that call for boycotting the Jewish State? Check where your money goes. Ronn Torossian, 7/10/2018, 8:42 PM

The hypocrisy of intersectionality and the Jewish question

Today's young adults have gone from being liberal to becoming the most illiberal, closed-minded, and intolerant people in the community. They exist, you see, on a higher moral plain than the rest of us. They know better. Barry Shaw, 7/9/2018, 10:22 AM

Band banned for boycott stand

Scottish group rejects festival request to withdraw support for boycott against Israel; Festival management: 'Want nothing to do with BDS'.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2018, 9:55 AM

Temple Micah of Washington D.C.: Don't give Israel boycotters a forum

Temple Micah of Washington, D.C. is no different from Neturei Karta in anti-Israel activity if it hosts the pro-boycott New Israel Fund. The NIF has no place in a Jewish house of worship. Ronn Torossian, 6/11/2018, 5:48 AM

Shakira plans first-ever show in Israel, despite BDS opposition

Columbian-born pop sensation to perform in Israel for the first time ever, brushing off likely criticism by BDS movement.David Rosenberg, 5/7/2018, 10:56 AM

When did the Irish become anti-Semitic?

Is it that every country gets a crack at the Jewish State and it was simply Ireland’s turn? Jack Engelhard, 2/9/2018, 11:10 AM

INTO THE FRAY: The anti-BDS effort: Symptoms or cause?

New anti-BDS plans target the symptoms but not the sickness. What to do.Dr. Martin Sherman, 1/11/2018, 8:53 PM

The real and unabridged 'Black List' of BDS groups

Israel’s publicized current Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) blacklist is a partial one at best. Lee Kaplan, 1/8/2018, 10:36 PM

Berkeley commissioner fired for failing to back BDS movement

Berkeley's Transportation Commissioner Ben Gerhardstein says he was fired after refusing to take sides on Israel-Arab conflict.Dan Pine, 12/19/2017, 1:29 PM

BDS South Africa draws inspiration from Israeli leftists

'What makes this photo even more special? The people carrying these BDS cut-outs in Israel are Israeli themselves.'Mordechai Sones, 12/10/2017, 2:56 PM

Infiltration of academic group is behind pro-BDS vote

WSJ article reveals: Anti-Israel activists subverted an American scholarly group and BDS passed - but not by popular demand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2017, 1:40 PM

Mennonites and BDS

A lawsuit and a legacy. A Mennonite sues Kansas for passing an anti-BDS law that takes away her right to boycott Israel. Edwin Black, 11/29/2017, 5:43 PM

How some Jews are empowering BDS

Jews can be their own worst enemies, sometimes intentionally and sometimes when they mean well. Seffi Kogen, 11/26/2017, 7:01 AM

New Israel Fund grantee: 'BDS will help me end the occupation'

Dr. Ruchama Marton: 'A left that wants to change Israel, and which has repeatedly declared this, must ally itself with Israel’s Arabs, with the Palestinians and with the movement to delegitimize Israel around the world.' Ronn Torossian, 11/18/2017, 11:19 PM

Why are leading Reform rabbis on the pro-boycott NIF leadership list?

Temple Israel of White Plains, Temple Beth-El of Great Neck and Central Synagogue Members must demand their rabbis stop supporting Israel boycotts through the New Israel Fund. Ronn Torossian, 9/3/2017, 2:18 PM

'Anti-Semites sponsored by oil money'

Yair Lapid rips the BDS movement in a new video released by StandWithUs.Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2017, 11:10 AM

Palestinian glib and oily art against Israel

The crucial question is: Why do gifted intellectuals, writers, and performers continue to participate in manifestations of Palestinian propaganda, the antithesis of their own professional values?Prof. Michael Curtis, 7/12/2017, 2:27 PM

In the UK it is legal to wage war against the Jews

At least 200 territorial disputes around the world, but all of them together do not reach the level of Israel's "occupation." Or at least, so it seems in the UK which singles out only the one Jewish state. Giulio Meotti, 7/2/2017, 7:16 AM

Academic Engagement Network congratulates MLA rejection of BDS

'This is a telling victory in the struggle against the BDS movement and its efforts to politicize academic associations.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2017, 7:28 AM

Watch: Lapid leaves British interviewer speechless

Yesh Atid chairman shuts down British interviewer during debate over BDS movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2017, 9:16 PM

UN Special envoy condemns UNSECO for holiday anti-Israel vote

UNESCOs vote to deny Jewish sovereignty over Jerusalem on Israel’s Independence Day not coincidence; it is blatant anti-Semitic statement.Mordechai Sones, 5/2/2017, 3:25 PM

Demand that Twitter and Facebook remove anti-Semitic accounts

'These accounts act out of anti-Semitic hatred that supports terror and has strong potential to lead to attacks on life.'Mordechai Sones, 4/27/2017, 10:01 AM

Palestinians in Chile threaten Jewish community leaders

Palestinian Federation of Chile clashes with local Jewish leaders over their support for preventing BDS activists from entering Israel.JTA, 4/19/2017, 7:55 PM

Minister Gilad Erdan opposes Haaretz newspaper

Public Security minister opposes article legitimizing boycotts because of Yesha construction. 'Haaretz disconnected from Israeli reality.'Mordechai Sones, 3/22/2017, 11:35 PM

Disaffected Catholics do not call for boycotting the Vatican

Many Catholics disagree with the Vatican, but do not try to delegitimize it. Only American Jews--our precious people, our remaining remnant, launch campaigns against the one-and-only Jewish state. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 3/17/2017, 8:32 AM

Big lies from the BDS movement: Oscar contenders and Israel

BDS counts on the fact that most people don't bother to check the facts, especially about Oscar Award nominees. This writer did.Lee Kaplan, 2/28/2017, 8:46 AM

The left has lost its logic on Israel

Why do liberals embrace illiberal players in the Arab-Israeli conflict? Noah Beck, 1/25/2017, 8:51 PM

Hotbeds of anti-Semitism in British academia

A former Manchester Jewish Society president described the Student Union meeting saying that he witnessed “masses of Jewish students plead for positive dialogue on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…I watched them beg for their safety on campus…”Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 1/23/2017, 4:02 PM

'Security Council a catalyst for more Jews in Judea and Samaria'

Deputy Foreign Minister says more Jews live in Judea and Samaria after UN resolutions, BDS movement failing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 7:15 PM

Is the BDS Movement Losing Steam?

Countries are pushing back against the movement, and this may increase in the new U.S. presidential administration.ILTV, 12/7/2016, 5:50 PM

A blight on the City of Roses

The city that hosted anti-Trump demos after the election has a record of blatant anti-Zionism, which is a crude mask for its twin, anti-Semitism. Victor Sharpe, 12/4/2016, 8:15 AM

The season of Very Big Lies, False Narratives, and Diabolical Deeds.

Fighting back is the only optionProf. Phyllis Chesler, 11/17/2016, 10:47 PM

Pennsylvania joins list of states to pass anti-BDS legislation

American state has made participating in the anti-Israel hate campaign illegal. "Nothing replaces peaceful negotiations" said legislators.ILTV, 11/8/2016, 10:43 AM

Canadian umbrella group targets BDS activities on colleges

An umbrella body representing 97 Canadian universities made it much tougher for the anti-Israel BDS movement to be promoted on campuses.JTA, 11/1/2016, 9:10 PM

Refocusing the battle against BDS

BDS activities which exclusively focus on Israel are in and of themselves anti-Semitic. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 10/20/2016, 6:50 AM

Ariel: National service against the state? Not on my watch

Minister of Agriculture says he will forbid national service volunteers from serving in pro-BDS organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2016, 4:46 AM

A definition of anti-Israeli anti-Semitism

We are in a new world and a special definition for anti-Israeli anti-Semitism is required, as contrasted with anti-Jew anti-Semitism.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 9/20/2016, 8:47 AM

Justice Minister: BDS movement is a terror organization

'BDS is the new face of terrorism,' Ayelet Shaked says during JNF conference in New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 10:54 PM

Has Brussels Airlines ended boycott of Israeli products?

Founder of the organization Lev Haolam, Nati Rom, says Israeli products still missing from the menu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 5:53 PM

Lord of the Lies reigns over BDS

Even Israel-hater Noam Chomsky admitted that "The current BDS run by one man NGOs who falsely claim to represent the [Arab] Palestinian people." Steve Apfel, 9/18/2016, 7:19 AM

A confederacy of punks at football, BLM and BDS

In years past we used to call such losers juvenile delinquents. Jack Engelhard, 9/13/2016, 10:39 AM

Jewish pride on campus is under siege. How your kids can fight back

Here is what your kids can do to fight the Big Lie about Israel and keep their heads raised. Arnold M. Eisen, 9/6/2016, 5:44 AM

How can we alert Jews and Gentiles to the danger of BDS?

We cannot sit idly by and let the villains brainwash the minds of current and future generations with their distorted agenda.Dr. Shmuel Katz, 8/31/2016, 4:07 AM

Minister calls to bar Brussels Airlines from Israeli airports

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin sharply criticizes Belgian airline which removed Halva manufactured in Samaria from its airline meals.Ido Ben Porat, 8/24/2016, 6:02 PM

Liberman: Jews shouldn't donate to anti-Zionist causes

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meets with Jewish philanthropists to discuss efforts to combat BDS movement in Israel and worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2016, 9:45 PM

How the Dutch government subsidizes BDS supporters - heavily

Here is how the Dutch government, despite its official claims to the contrary, de facto financially strengthens and legitimizes BDS promoters.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 6/28/2016, 10:09 AM

‘There will be consequences against Israeli BDS-supporters’

MK Erdan announces establishment of legal team to combat Israelis working to isolate their country from the rest of the world.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/16/2016, 5:03 PM