Likud responds to Natalie Portman's decision

Likud calls Natalie Portman a 'hypocrite,' Genesis Prize says it will distribute prize money to organizations not of Portman's choosing.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 9:06 PM

Will Barnard College students push divestment from Israel?

Barnard College students vote to ask administration to divest from Israel. Pro-Israel students: Measure skewed, information inaccurate.JTA, Friday, 12:22 PM

North Carolina city bans police exchanges with Israel

Durham city council bans international police exchanges in response to petition by anti-Israel group Jewish Voice for Peace.JTA, Tuesday, 7:23 PM

Israel boycott vote at George Washington U cancelled

Security concerns force student government leaders to cancel vote on BDS-backed measure to divest from companies working with Israel.JTA, Tuesday, 1:21 PM

French mayor refused entry into Israel.

Communist mayor who recognized 'Palestine,' sought to meet arch-terrorist in prison, not allowed into Israel.Gary Willig, 4/16/2018, 7:16 PM

'BDS' goal is to destroy Israel'

Lev Ha'olam attorney says BDS chants 'From the river to the sea' reveal boycott movement's ultimate goal of destroying Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 9:37 AM

Mayor of Dublin enters Ramallah despite prohibition

Ministers Erdan and Deri prevent Dublin Mayor from entering Israel because of his support for BDS. In practice, he arrived in Ramallah.Ben Ariel, 4/11/2018, 12:05 AM

BDS calls on Argentinian soccer team to cancel match in Israel

BDS campaign seeks to prevent friendly match between Israeli, Argentinian teams, visit to Western Wall by Argentinian soccer players.JTA, 4/8/2018, 6:54 PM

BDS targets Israeli hit TV show 'Fauda'

Anti-Israel BDS movement writes to Netflix, which owns the show, threatening legal action if the show is not removed.Tal Polon, 3/29/2018, 9:18 AM

'There's a tendency in Israel to demonize Sweden'

Sweden’s ambassador to Israel claims there's a tendency in Israel to “demonize” his country ever since it recognized a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 3/28/2018, 6:15 AM

University of Ottawa rejects BDS a third time

University of Ottawa rejects motion to endorse anti-Israel movement.Elad Benari, 3/26/2018, 5:44 AM

Children throughout Norway to collect millions for PA terror

Norwegian student parliament decides national student fundraiser will aid NGO training PA Arab youth in ways of 'ending the occupation.'Mordechai Sones, 3/22/2018, 2:42 PM

Samaria's Norwegian ally

Norwegian party chairman tours Samaria, meets with council head: 'Contrary to popular belief, many in Norway support Judea and Samaria.'Mordechai Sones, 3/20/2018, 6:35 PM

Anti-BDS activist to be tried for ‘intimidation’ in Spain

Spanish court accepts motion by anti-Israel group to start trial against leader of anti-BDS group over alleged intimidation.JTA, 3/20/2018, 2:09 PM

Critic says Israel boycott hurting Lorde's career

Prominent film critic asserts pop star Lorde's support for BDS has caused her career to suffer. 'Her position on Israel killed her tour.'Tzvi Lev, 3/18/2018, 10:18 AM

Stephen Hawking highlights the core of Israel's conflict

Even Israel's attitude to the disabled is in direct contrast to that of the Arab world. Giulio Meotti, 3/15/2018, 8:33 PM

Ethics Committee blocks Arab MKs' BDS-funded flight

Ethics Committee rules MKs may not travel as part of trips funded by pro-BDS organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 3:14 PM

BDS motion defeated at University of Ottawa

Students at Canadian university vote down anti-Israel measure pushed by BDS activists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 11:29 AM

Arizona State University sued for enforcing anti-BDS law

Muslim group sues Arizona State University for not allowing BDS activist to speak under new anti-BDS law.JTA, 3/6/2018, 10:08 PM

'Defeating BDS is like running for governor'

Defeating BDS on campus is like an election campaign, former University of California President says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2018, 1:45 PM

Pro-BDS conference held at European Parliament

BDS Founder Omar Barghouti honored at EU event hosted by MEP Ana Gomes, calling Israel an 'apartheid' state and justifying his actions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2018, 1:22 PM

Spanish municipalities drop Israel boycott policies

Nearly two dozen Spanish municipalities rescind or suspend pro-BDS measures against the State of Israel.JTA, 3/1/2018, 8:35 PM

'Iran poised to replace ISIS across Middle East'

'Time to show Abbas time isn't on PA's side', says Public Security Minister, says US must prevent Iran from taking over after ISIS defeat.David Rosenberg, 2/19/2018, 10:52 AM

Erdan, Kahlon to use 'Boycott Law' against Israeli BDS groups

Finance and Internal Security Ministers draft regulations enabling cancellation of various benefits to boycott organizations.Mordechai Sones, 2/15/2018, 7:16 PM

Concerns raised over nomination of BDS for Nobel

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center writes Norway’s Ambassador to Canada over Norwegian lawmaker’s nomination of BDS for Nobel Peace Prize.Elad Benari, 2/15/2018, 6:43 AM

Norwegian lawmaker: BDS is 'peaceful'

Norwegian lawmaker who nominated BDS movement for Nobel Peace Prize argues the movement isn't anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2018, 6:39 AM

Anti-BDS resolution to be presented to Ohio Senate

Ohio Becomes the 12th State to introduce version of anti-BDS resolution passed in Tennessee in 2016Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2018, 10:54 PM

Israel's A-G: Countries around the world are rejecting BDS

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit stresses the importance of legal action against BDS movement.Eliran Aharon, 2/6/2018, 3:42 AM

Likud Minister: We are going on the offensive

Public Security Minister encourages funding unifying projects instead of BDS, demands cessation of payments to Palestinian Authority.Eliran Baruch, 2/6/2018, 12:16 AM

Israel summons Irish ambassador over boycott legislation

Ireland's ambassador to Israel summoned for clarifications over legislation prohibiting trade in or from Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2018, 5:45 AM

Israeli teens sue New Zealand BDS activists over 'Lorde' concert

Teens sue after pop star pressured to cancel Israel concert. 'An effort to give real consequences to those who target the Jewish state.'JTA, 1/31/2018, 10:28 PM

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

Netanyahu condemns Irish legislation promoting Israel boycott

Netanyahu condemns Irish legislative initiative which calls for a boycott of Judea and Samaria. Irish Ambassador will be summoned.Nitsan Keidar, 1/31/2018, 2:05 AM

South African Minister to boycott tennis match against Israel

South Africa's Sports Minister says he will boycott tennis match against Israel because of "Israeli discrimination and occupation."Elad Benari, 1/30/2018, 6:37 AM

Anti-Israel groups boycott Women's March over Scarlett Johansson

Pro-BDS groups pull out of Los Angeles Women's March over presence of Jewish actress.JTA, 1/21/2018, 7:42 PM

New Orleans mayor-elect walks back support of BDS resolution

Politician withdraws support for resolution she authored after learning BDS activists behind its drafting.JTA, 1/21/2018, 4:22 PM

New Orleans to reconsider pro-BDS resolution

City Council to review resolution targeting human rights violators after learning of association with BDS.JTA, 1/18/2018, 6:21 PM

Preventing BDS activists from entering Israel? It is essential

Dan Diker talks about the damage caused by BDS activists around the world, and explains the importance of preventing their entry into IsraelThe Land Of Israel Network, 1/16/2018, 7:41 PM

'Erdan is pressuring in the right area'

BDS groups worldwide concerned about Minister Erdan's decision to ban their entry into Israel,with some caliing for violence.Mordechai Sones, 1/16/2018, 6:21 PM

Danish bank denies involvement in BDS campaign

After New Jersey divests, bank representative denies boycotting Israel or Israeli companies.JTA, 1/15/2018, 7:46 AM

BDS movement blasts 'desperate' Israel

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement fuming after Israel publishes list of organizations whose activists will not be allowed entry.Dalit Halevi, 1/11/2018, 5:35 AM

100 artists support Lorde

Roger Waters and Brian Eno among group of more than 100 artists who back New Zealand pop star's decision to cancel Israel show.Elad Benari, 1/7/2018, 6:37 AM

Israel stepping up the fight against BDS

Israel reportedly compiled list of BDS activists and anti-Israel organizations in order to prevent them from entering the country.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2018, 4:28 AM

Washington Post ad slams pop singer as bigot, rips New Zealand

Full-page ad by group affiliated with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach accuses pop singer Lorde of anti-Semitism, slams her native New Zealand.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2018, 8:21 AM

Israeli government OKs $72 million anti-BDS project

New plan would entail new non-profit organization with board made of government officials and donors from abroad.JTA, 12/30/2017, 6:28 PM

Israeli ambassador asks to meet Lorde 'to discuss Israel'

Ambassador to New Zealand appeals to pop star to meet him, after she cancelled planned performance in Tel Aviv amid BDS pressure.Tal Polon, 12/27/2017, 7:52 PM

'This is BDS from within'

Israeli academics blast plan 'annexing' Ariel University to Israel, claim it turns Israeli academia into part of the 'occupation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 11:53 AM

Comedian Roseanne Barr slams 'bigot' Lorde over Israel boycott

Actress and comedian Roseaenne Barr blasts New Zealand pop singer Lorde over her decision to cancel Israel show following pressure from BDS.David Rosenberg, 12/26/2017, 1:51 PM

Lorde: Cancelling Israel concert was 'right decision'

New Zealand pop star claims she didn't make the right call when she decided to perform in Tel Aviv.Ben Ariel, 12/26/2017, 4:42 AM

Norway limits funding to NGOs which boycott Israel

Norway follows in the footsteps of Denmark, cuts funding to Palestinian Arab NGOs promoting BDS.Elad Benari, 12/26/2017, 1:04 AM

Regev urges Lorde: Reconsider cancellation of Israel show

Culture and Sport Minister urges New Zealand pop star to reconsider her decision to cancel her Tel Aviv concert.Elad Benari, 12/25/2017, 12:36 AM

Lorde cancels Israel concert under BDS pressure

Popular New Zealand pop star cancels concert in Israel less than a week after announcing concert.JTA, 12/24/2017, 10:22 PM

Palestinian Authority BDS organizations receive major blow

Denmark announces cessation of funding for PA NGOs after Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs report exposes ties to terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2017, 8:47 PM

Pop star Lorde considering canceling Israel concert

New Zealand pop star may cancel concert in Tel Aviv following criticism from pro-Palestinian Arab fans.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/22/2017, 10:26 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

UK Labour leader says he opposes BDS

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the British Labour party, says he doesn't support BDS but backs targeted action against "settlements".Ben Ariel, 12/14/2017, 6:38 AM

Watch: Fighting online BDS in wake of Jerusalem declaration

Act.il, a joint venture between IDC Herzliya and the IAC, seeks to present a different narrative on Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 12/12/2017, 2:04 AM