Senate approves bill including anti-BDS measures, aid to Israel

Senate approves by 77-23 majority a bill that codifies defense assistance to Israel and provides legal cover to states that target BDS.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 1:05 AM

Senate advances aid to Israel, anti-BDS legislation

US Senate advances bill that codifies assistance for Israel and protects states that ban BDS and which was blocked by Democrats earlier.Elad Benari, 1/29/2019, 3:13 AM

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Arkansas' anti-BDS law

Federal judge lets Arkansas law requiring state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel stand.Elad Benari, 1/25/2019, 6:19 AM

'Boycott the boycotters'

Israel's UN ambassador welcomes Senate bill that affirms the right of states to enact anti-BDS laws.Nitsan Keidar, 1/9/2019, 12:04 AM

Texas teacher sues over anti-BDS law

Speech pathologist in Austin sues local school district for being fired after refusing to sign agreement that she won't boycott Israel.Elad Benari, 12/18/2018, 3:40 AM

Court blocks Kansas anti-BDS legislation

Federal judge temporarily blocks Kansas' anti-BDS following challenge by American Civil Liberties Union.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2018, 2:36 AM

New Jersey divests from Danish bank which boycotted Israel

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announces the state has divested from Danske Bank due to its boycott of Israeli companies.Elad Benari, 12/24/2017, 11:37 PM

ACLU challenges Arizona's anti-BDS law

American Civil Liberties Union files federal lawsuit against Arizona's anti-BDS law.Ben Ariel, 12/8/2017, 4:13 AM

Jewish leaders welcome latest anti-BDS laws

Leaders of Conference of Presidents commend Wisconsin and Maryland Governors for signing executive orders targeting BDS.Elad Benari, 10/31/2017, 5:13 AM

Maryland governor signs anti-BDS order

Maryland governor Larry Hogan signs an executive order barring the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel.Ben Ariel, 10/24/2017, 3:44 AM

The US must do more against European BDS

The US has taken some measures against European BDS - but it needs to act more drastically, says Benjamin Weinthal of a Washington security think tank.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 9/11/2017, 1:00 PM

Montana advances anti-BDS bill

Montana lawmakers advance bill refusing to do business with firms boycotting Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/26/2017, 5:13 AM

Texas Governor calls for anti-BDS laws

Texas Governor Greg Abbott calls for laws cutting off pension plans from businesses that boycott Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/2/2017, 5:44 AM

Michigan Governor signs anti-boycott bill into law

Anti-BDS groups hail new Michigan law that prohibits boycotts against individuals or a public entity of a foreign state.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2017, 3:34 AM

Senator: Anti-BDS bills would impose fines

Senator Ben Cardin clarifies that new bills targeting BDS would impose fines on participating businesses but not criminal penalties.Ben Ariel and JTA, 11/18/2016, 5:46 AM

California legislature passes anti-BDS bill

California State Assembly votes 60-0 to send anti-BDS bill to the governor for approval.Elad Benari, 8/31/2016, 5:45 AM

Israel and Chicago fight BDS together

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN meets Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, praises Illinois's efforts against BDS.Nitsan Keidar, 8/25/2016, 4:14 AM

Danon: Boycott the boycotters

Israel’s UN Ambassador welcomes NJ Governor Chris Christie's support of a bill against BDS.Elad Benari, 8/16/2016, 11:36 PM

New Jersey passes anti-BDS legislation

New Jersey bill prohibits the state from investing pension and annuity funds in companies that boycott Israel or Israeli businesses.Ben Ariel, 6/28/2016, 6:46 AM

Anti-BDS: Is California next?

21 states have outlawed the anti-Israel BDS campaign and California is now considering the same.Hillel Fendel, 6/24/2016, 3:43 AM

Rhode Island approves anti-boycott legislation

Rhode Island's approves legislation prohibiting the state from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.JTA, 6/20/2016, 2:36 AM

Dutch parliament calls to strip BDS groups of funding

Dutch parliament passes motion calling on the government to deny funding to organizations calling for a boycott of Israel.JTA, 6/17/2016, 4:30 AM

Ontario parliament shoots down anti-BDS law

Ontario parliament rejects bill that would have banned public institutions from doing business with BDS supporters.Dalit Halevi, 5/22/2016, 6:41 AM

New Jersey passes anti-BDS legislation

New Jersey State Senate passes legislation prohibiting pension and annuity funds from being invested in companies that boycott Israel.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2016, 4:45 AM

Virginia becomes seventh US state to pass anti-BDS resolution

The anti-BDS movement continues to gain steam across the US, as it fights back against the boycotts on Israel.Hillel Fendel, 3/22/2016, 3:42 PM

Watch: Meet the man leading Congress's war on BDS

Congressman Peter Roskam speaks with Arutz Sheva about his efforts to combat BDS.Ari Soffer, 3/21/2016, 7:16 PM

Arizona passes anti-BDS legislation

New Arizona law prohibits the investment of state funds in companies that boycott Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2016, 5:16 AM

Indiana overwhelmingly approves anti-BDS bill

State Senate passes near-unanimous measures prohibiting state dealings with anti-Israel boycotts.Shoshana Miskin, 3/3/2016, 10:17 PM

Obama ignores law, accepts BDS against ‘settlements’

Despite new law's explicit protection of businesses over the Green Line, Obama says 'settlements' are fair game.David Rosenberg, 2/25/2016, 10:53 AM