240 Israeli, Jewish academics lobby Germany to drop anti-BDS law

Professors pen letter to German government, urging rejection of recently passed law classifying anti-Israel BDS movement as anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 2:48 PM

30 BDS-promoting groups' accounts closed for ties to terrorism

Strategic Affairs Ministry reveals economic campaign against BDS-promoting groups has led to 30 accounts being shut down over last 2 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 1:54 PM

'Hebrew University is a political incubator for anti-Zionists'

Hebrew University professor calls to boycott Israel-hosted international physics competition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2019, 11:59 AM

Florida drops Airbnb from blacklist after settlements ban nixed

Governor Ron DeSantis announces removal of Airbnb from Florida state blacklist of companies boycotting Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/5/2019, 2:42 PM

Heavy metal singer slams Roger Waters and 'Nazi comrades' in BDS

David Draiman, singer of the heavy metal group 'Disturbed' touts upcoming Israel concert, excoriates pro-BDS 'gang of morons'.David Rosenberg, 6/4/2019, 12:51 PM

Supreme Court halts deportation of Human Rights Watch official

Israeli Supreme Court freezes deportation order against Omar Shakir, regional director of Human Rights Watch.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/3/2019, 6:37 PM

Florida Gov: BDS is driven by anti-Semitism

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Minister Gilad Erdan visit Gush Etzion, discuss bigoted nature of BDS movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 4:36 PM

'Boycotting a country is a blanket indictment of its citizens'

Pitzer College president comes to Haifa U to reiterate his opposition to Israel boycott.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/28/2019, 9:02 PM

'BDS has no place in Florida'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis honored at Ariel University for signing of MOU with Florida State University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 4:39 PM

Promoter of Israel boycott set to enter Belgian parliament

Co-secretary of BDS Belgium, Simon Moutquin, placed on Ecolo party's federal elections ticket.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/25/2019, 11:01 PM

Young Israel blasts anti-Semitic comments by NYU graduate

National Council of Young Israel criticizes NYU student who praised BDS and bashed Israel during graduation address.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2019, 4:38 AM

NYU speaker denounces Israel as 'apartheid state', praises BDS

New York University doctorate recipient tapped to speak at convocation ceremony bashes Israel, lauds pro-BDS campus groups.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/23/2019, 10:47 PM

Watch: BDS activists disrupt Israeli author’s book event

A group of BDS activists disrupted a book presentation by the Israeli author Arye Sharuz Shalicar in northern Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 5:46 PM

British Foreign Secretary: Boycotting Israel is anti-Semitic

Jeremy Hunt backs German parliament’s resolution defining the BDS movement as “anti-Semitic”.Ben Ariel, 5/22/2019, 6:10 AM

PLO: BDS is 'part of the Palestinian struggle'

PLO condemns German Parliament resolution defining BDS movement as 'anti-Semitic,' calling it 'racist,' 'violation of international law.'Dalit Halevy, 5/21/2019, 8:56 AM

Did Israeli professors try to torpedo Germany's anti-BDS bill?

29 Israeli professors signed letter urging German parliament not to pass resolution condemning BDS as anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 1:01 PM

Hebrew University program bashes Israel, promotes BDS, says NGO

Campus watchdog group reveals recordings from graduate program showing anti-Israel bias, hostility towards students who challenged claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 9:52 AM

'BDS is part of the Palestinian fight'

PLO Executive Committee condemns German parliament's resolution describing BDS movement as anti-Semitic.Dalit Halevi, 5/20/2019, 6:12 AM

Hamas blasts German condemnation of BDS

Hamas says German resolution defining BDS as anti-Semitic is "against Palestinians' right to resist occupation".Elad Benari, 5/20/2019, 4:08 AM

Arab League tells German parliament to reverse anti-BDS motion

Arab League condemns Germany's anti-BDS resolution as "biased", demands German parliament reverse decision condemning BDS as anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 5/19/2019, 5:27 PM

'BDS is a new mutation of old anti-Semitism'

European Conference of Rabbis lauds Germany's formal condemnation of BDS as a form of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2019, 4:33 PM

PLO: German definition of BDS 'anti-Semitic'

Palestine Liberation Organization expresses regret at the Germans' 'submission' to Israelis' 'baseless lies against BDS.'Dalit Halevi, 5/18/2019, 11:05 PM

Conference of Presidents welcomes German anti-BDS resolution

US Jewish leaders: Motion describing BDS as anti-Semitic "an important recognition of the true nature of the BDS movement."Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2019, 1:55 AM

Netanyahu praises Germany

PM Netanyahu welcomes Bundestag’s approval of resolution condemning BDS, hopes other countries will adopt similar legislation.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/17/2019, 8:15 PM

Support BDS - stay in the Diaspora

Are Jews who forgot about making Aliyah giving the BDS movement a boost?David Lev and Dr. Sam Minskoff, 5/17/2019, 6:42 PM

Germany: BDS is anti-Semitic

Germany passes resolution condemning the boycott divestment and sanctions movement as 'anti-Semitic'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 4:39 PM

Germany to adopt motion defining BDS as anti-Semitic

Germany's Bundestag expected to become first major European parliament to define BDS as anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2019, 5:31 AM

Fatah calls to boycott Tel Aviv Eurovision

Ruling PA faction demands world boycott international song contest being held in Tel Aviv this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 5:40 PM

Republicans launch bid to force House vote on BDS

Bill targeting BDS has been held up in part because Democrats say it poses a threat to First Amendment free speech protections.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 5/16/2019, 10:11 AM

After anti-settlement plan nixed, BDS calls to boycott Airbnb

Anti-Israel activists look to boycott Airbnb after company reverses plans to blacklist settlement lodgings.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2019, 11:33 AM

Madonna refuses calls to back out of appearance in Israel

Pop singer says she's not backing down on plans to perform at Eurovision competition in Tel Aviv, despite pressure from BDS movement.David Rosenberg, 5/14/2019, 12:06 PM

Former Miss Iraq responds to Roger Waters

Former Miss Iraq condemns former Pink Floyd member's latest anti-Israel rant: Use your power to bring people together.Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 6:08 AM

Texas Governor signs amendment to anti-BDS law

Texas Governor signs legislation that limits the scope of a law banning the state from doing business with Israel boycotters.Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 3:06 AM

Iceland delegation's provocation at Eurovision

Band representing Iceland at Tel Aviv Eurovision competition supports BDS, seeks to 'eliminate capitalism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 10:06 AM

Breaking the Silence, B'Tselem slander Israel as rockets fall

Heads of radical left-wing Israeli groups participate in anti-Israel conference in South Africa, concurrent with attacks on southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 9:07 AM

Berlin: Israeli clarinet player beaten at anti-Israel event

Watch: Participants at pro-BDS event in Germany assault Israeli manArutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2019, 1:03 PM

Is treason virtuous? Israeli academics who support BDS

Is it legitimate for political actors and parties to seek support from foreign powers? When Israeli academics approach foreign academic bodies to act against Israel, is it treason?  Prof. Philip Carl Salzman, 5/6/2019, 1:15 PM

NYU department votes for boycott of school campus in Israel

New York University’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis votes to boycott NYU’s satellite campus in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/4/2019, 1:43 AM

Court delays Israel's deportation of Human Rights Watch official

Supreme Court delays deportation of Human Rights Watch official who called for boycott of Jewish businesses in Judea and Samaria.AFP, 5/2/2019, 8:20 PM

Eurovision winner: Boycott calls spread darkness

Israeli singer Netta Barzilai, who won last year's Eurovision song contest, slams calls to boycott this year's contest in Israel.AFP, 4/29/2019, 5:16 PM

Federal judge issues injunction against Texas' anti-BDS law

Court issues temporary injunction against Texas law barring state from doing business with contractors who boycott Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/29/2019, 12:20 PM

University of Maryland student gov't rejects BDS resolution

Student government of the University of Maryland rejects an Israel divestment resolution with 25 against, 9 in favor and 2 abstentions.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/25/2019, 2:57 PM

U of Maryland student gov. won't move date of Passover BDS vote

University 'regrets' that student gov. vote on BDS resolution will be held on Passover - but student gov. says date can't be changed.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/24/2019, 9:36 PM

Arizona exempts smaller companies from BDS ban

Arizona eases rules to a state ban on doing business with companies that boycott Israel in an attempt to avoid potential lawsuits.Elad Benari, 4/18/2019, 5:05 AM

Roger Waters demands Madonna cancel Eurovision peformance

Anti-Israel activist pressures Madonna to bow out of Eurovision, claims to be fighting for 'human rights.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 2:40 PM

Texas divests $72 million from company boycotting Israel

State agencies in Texas begin divesting $72 million in stocks in company which boycotts Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/17/2019, 9:10 AM

NYU giving award to radical anti-Israel group?

Students for Justice in Palestine says NYU has decided to award the group for its 'exemplary contributions' to university community.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/17/2019, 8:11 AM

Court: Human Rights Watch activist will be deported

Jerusalem District Court gives Human Rights Watch activist Omar Shakir until March 1 to leave Israel over his support for BDS.AFP, 4/17/2019, 12:12 AM

Congressman demands probe of anti-Israel college event

Video footage of anti-Semitic performance at federally-funded event prompts congressman to demand investigation.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2019, 1:50 PM

Cornell student gov't rejects anti-Israel divestment resolution

Student Assembly at Cornell University votes 15 to 14 to reject anti-Israel divestment measure.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/14/2019, 7:41 PM

Young Israel: College campuses shouldn't embrace anti-Semites.

NYU, Harvard, 'complicit in cultivating a dangerous and frightening atmosphere for Jewish students,' National Council of Young Israel says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 12:03 AM

Texas to amend anti-BDS law

Texas lawmakers amending law banning business with Israel boycotters.Elad Benari, 4/12/2019, 6:08 AM

Students at University of California campus reject BDS

Student government at the University of California, Santa Barbara rejects Israel divestment resolution.Ben Ariel, 4/12/2019, 3:39 AM

Trump admin bans BDS founder from entering US

Omar Barghouti, one of the founders of anti-Israel BDS movement denied entry into the US from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 7:51 PM

House Republicans push for bill protecting states penalizing BDS

Top Republicans in U.S. House of Representatives join effort to force a vote on bill that targets Israel boycotters.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 4/11/2019, 8:28 AM

BDS activists to Madonna: Cancel Eurovision performance

Palestinian Arab academics and intellectuals call on pop singer to abandon her plans to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.Elad Benari, 4/11/2019, 6:21 AM

Airbnb: We've always opposed BDS

Lodging website stresses it opposes BDS after settling lawsuit over Judea and Samaria listings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2019, 3:45 AM