'BDS is anti-Semitic and racist'

Stuart Robert, a member of parliament from Australia, denounces BDS movement, says it is anti-Semitic and blatantly racist.Yoni Kempinski, 10/16/2017, 3:15 AM

NIF praises ACLU's defense of BDS

Left-wing Israel organization praises attempt to repeal Kansas anti-BDS law.Gary Willig, 10/12/2017, 11:03 PM

ACLU challenges anti-BDS law

American Civil Liberties Union files lawsuit against Kansas law banning state business with companies that support the BDS movement.JTA, 10/12/2017, 7:05 PM

Two anti-Israel programs canceled at CJH and AJHS

Center for Jewish History cancels two anti-Israel programs, groups fighting to replace pro-BDS CEO.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017, 10:55 AM

American actress regrets supporting Israel boycott

American actress Greta Gerwig expresses regret after signing a letter calling for a boycott of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 10/4/2017, 5:42 AM

Are US campuses becoming more Israel-friendly?

Report finds that, while number of anti-Israel events on campuses has declined, the anti-Israel movement is becoming more sophisticated.JTA, 9/19/2017, 8:29 AM

Riots as Israeli singer attends Morocco music festival

BDS activists riot, burn Israeli flag in response to Israeli singer's participation in local jazz festival.Gary Willig, 9/17/2017, 9:07 PM

BDS gets 'Bible Marathon' booted from international forum

Oldest recorded marathon route in history has membership revoked from marathon association on claims that it violates international law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2017, 12:19 PM

Human Rights Watch targets Israeli banks

NGO Monitor legal expert says Human Rights Watch targets Israeli economy, timed release to coincide with UN Human Rights Council blacklist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2017, 12:25 PM

Israel takes on Amnesty International

Law targeting BDS advocates to be used for first time, going after one of the world's largest NGOs, Amnesty International.David Rosenberg, 9/12/2017, 8:56 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

BDS tailwind

Culture Minister slams film misrepresenting IDF, says Israel should not fund films which aid its enemies.Uzi Baruch, 9/9/2017, 11:14 PM

'Physicians for Human Rights supports BDS'

Bzalmo CEO sends letter to Finance Minister, demands implementation of Boycott Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2017, 9:28 AM

Student leader apologizes for Pesach anti-Israel vote

University of Wisconsin student council passed anti-Israel resolution on Jewish holiday when Jewish students would not be present.JTA, 9/7/2017, 10:09 PM

Jewish gubernatorial candidate drops running mate over BDS

Illinois state senator in race for governorship drops running mate after revelations he supports BDS at the federal level.JTA, 9/7/2017, 5:31 PM

Berlin mayor pledges crackdown on BDS

Berlin’s mayor to block the use of city venues and funds by groups that support the boycott movement against Israel.JTA, 9/7/2017, 7:40 AM

How Ted Kennedy fathered BDS and Linda Sarsour

Ted Kennedy passed the Hart-Celler law which brought in the people who intimidate and threaten Jewish students on US campuses. Jack Engelhard, 9/6/2017, 12:01 AM

Center For Jewish History new CEO holds radical left viewpoints

The new CEO of the CJH thinks Israel should no longer exist as a Jewish State. What is he doing in this position? Ronn Torossian, 9/4/2017, 2:27 PM

US college students attack, spit on Israeli delegation

Disruption of pro-Israel event by pro-Palestinian anti-Semitic students at UC Irvine, May 10, 2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2017, 12:12 PM

Canadian private-sector union supports BDS

Unifor, Canada’s largest private-sector union, adopts motion in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.Elad Benari, 9/3/2017, 5:00 AM

Chants about slaughtering Jews shouted at Netherlands BDS rally

Chants about 1500 year old massacre of Khaybar Jewish population chanted at rally organized by Hamas operative.JTA, 8/31/2017, 3:47 PM

US threatens to leave UN council over anti-Israel blacklist

Ambassador Nikki Haley informs UN officials US will cut all funding to Human Rights Council if it publishes blacklist of companies in Yesha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 8:46 PM

'The UN has a real obsession against Israel'

Israeli Ambassador to the UN says UN obsession with Israel leads to many more condemnations of Israel than even Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2017, 7:03 PM

Frankfurt Mayor explains why he banned BDS

'I think many people don't understand the BDS is a deeply anti-Semitic movement.'Tzvi Lev, 8/29/2017, 6:36 PM

'The fight against BDS is a struggle for the next generation'

Public Security Minister says BDS movement's goal is the destruction of Israel, must not be allowed to be legitimized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2017, 3:52 PM

First German city bans BDS

Frankfurt mayor orders city not to provide funding, rooms, for BDS-related activities or people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2017, 3:07 PM

Arab artists boycott Berlin music festival over Israeli funding

Artists from Syria, Egypt, Tunisia, and Britain pull out of festival because Israel embassy donated to event.JTA, 8/24/2017, 10:30 PM

Watch: Australian BDS activists bully children

BDS activists demonstrate outside a Jewish school in Perth, chant 'Free, Free Palestine.'Tzvi Lev, 8/22/2017, 2:33 PM

Danon: UN Human Rights chief 'world’s most senior BDS activist'

Israeli UN Ambassador slams UN blacklist of companies working in Judea, Samaria, Jerusalem, and Golan Heights.Gary Willig, 8/21/2017, 10:37 PM

BDS: Europe is responsible for Barcelona attack

In a statement, BDS 'condemns' Barcelona attack and the European governments' 'complicity' in human rights violations.JTA, 8/19/2017, 11:17 PM

Queens Museum boycotts Israel

NY Museum where historic UN partition vote took places cancels planned reenactment of vote at behest of pro-BDS director.Gary Willig, 8/16/2017, 5:27 PM

November 29 Israel Independence reenactment event canceled

BDS and Palestinian pressure cancel event; Israel's UN ambassador Danon struggles to reverse decision.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2017, 2:03 PM

Roger Waters faces protest in Tennessee

Evangelical leader calls for protest of anti-Israel Roger Waters in Nashville.Ben Ariel, 8/11/2017, 5:45 AM

JCRC of Greater Washington produces video against Roger Waters

DC Jewish umbrella organization slams former Pink Floyd star's anti-Semitic obsession with Israel and BDS.JTA, 8/6/2017, 10:15 PM

Democratic Socialists of America passes BDS motion

Largest socialist organization in America officially backs anti-Semitic BDS movement, backs radical activist Linda Sarsour.JTA, 8/6/2017, 6:53 PM

BDS provocateur files restraining order against Hevron mother

Anat Cohen, mother of 11 from Hevron, surprised with restraining order request by American BDS activist.Mordechai Sones, 7/31/2017, 10:57 PM

North Carolina governor signs anti-BDS legislation

North Carolina becomes 22nd state to ban state from doing business with companies that support BDS.JTA, 7/30/2017, 8:30 PM

5 BDS activists barred from Israel

Members of Jewish Voices for Peace, other BDS activists prevented from boarding flight to Israel.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 7/25/2017, 5:25 PM

Radiohead defies boycott, performs in Tel Aviv

Radiohead plays for tens of thousands in Tel Aviv after rejecting calls to boycott Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2017, 7:07 AM

How Radiohead got its big break in Israel

Superstar band slammed by BDS advocates for playing in Israel had one of its first big successes in Jewish state 25 years ago.JTA, 7/19/2017, 9:12 PM

Director supports BDS, but films screened in Israel

British film director Ken Loach, an ardent BDS supporter, embarrassed by revelation that all his films have been screened in Israel.JTA, 7/19/2017, 7:09 PM

ACLU blasts anti-BDS bill

American Civil Liberties Union lobbies senators to vote bipartisan anti-BDS bill, claims it violates First Amendment.JTA, 7/19/2017, 1:10 PM

Arab-Israeli singer blasts calls to boycott Radiohead

Arab-Israeli singer Nasreen Qadri says calls by BDS supporters for Radiohead to boycott Israel are counter-productive.Elad Benari, 7/19/2017, 4:45 AM

'You are the proof of the failure of BDS'

Deputy Foreign Minister tells delegation of US officials and business leaders that their visit to Israel is proof of failure of BDS movementArutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2017, 5:54 PM

Lawmaker: Roger Waters performance may violate anti-BDS law

Nassau Count lawmaker seeks to block performance of former Pink Floyd star over laws preventing county from doing business with BDS.JTA, 7/17/2017, 7:10 PM

'A strong, vibrant economy connected to our ancient roots'

Economics Minister visits Psagot Winery following Canadian decision to mark wines from Judea and Samaria, and praises thwarting of plan.Eliran Aharon, 7/16/2017, 2:31 PM

Radiohead Singer: We oppose Trump and play in the US

Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke responds to BDS pressure by saying that performing in Israel does not mean endorsing Netanyahu government.JTA, 7/12/2017, 10:59 PM

Spanish judges declare racist, nullify 2 municipal BDS motions

Fighting anti-Semitism, Spanish courts put the brakes on pro-BDS motions in two separate municipalities.JTA, 7/12/2017, 2:59 PM

Radiohead confronts BDS activists

Band scheduled to play in Israel on July 19 not amused as it is met by a group of BDS activists at a concert in Scotland.Tal Polon, 7/9/2017, 10:27 AM

BDS targets play by Israeli peace activist

Play based on book of left-wing critic of Netanyahu government opposed by BDS movement over support from Israel’s Office of Cultural AffairsJTA, 7/6/2017, 9:11 PM

'Hamas support shows true nature of BDS movement'

Minister Gilad Erdan responds to Hamas' statement of support for BDS, says movement and murderous terrorist organization have same goal.Gary Willig, 7/5/2017, 8:45 PM

European Parliament to host terror-linked NGO

EP to host on Thursday members of organization linked to terror group PFLP and supportive of BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2017, 6:43 PM

North Carolina passes anti-BDS bill

North Carolina becomes the 22nd state to outlaw anti-Israel boycotts.JTA, 7/3/2017, 6:36 PM

US church passes anti-Israel resolution

United Church of Christ claims Israel tortures Arab children, calls for end of US military assistance.JTA, 7/3/2017, 3:58 PM

'BDS campaign against Jewish comedian is anti-Semitic'

Tunisian human rights group says BDS campaign to prevent Michel Boujenah from performing at Carthage festival over Zionism is anti-Semitic.JTA, 7/2/2017, 3:42 PM

'European Parliament lets BDS demonize Israel'

European Jewish Association lead rabbi slams European Parliament for keeping silent in the face of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2017, 8:04 AM

Ohio introduces resolution against BDS on college campuses

Anti-BDS resolution condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents across the US.JTA, 6/29/2017, 10:58 PM