'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

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

Minister Erdan to EU: End funding of anti-Israel boycott

Strategic Affairs Minister to address EU parliament, call for end of funding of BDS organizations and groups which delegitimize Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2017, 5:09 PM

Dutch Jews: Former prime minister peddles anti-Semitism

Dutch Jews warn of BDS activists with 'clear anti-Jewish messaging,' group founded by former Dutch PM says 'no evidence' of such messaging.JTA, 12/2/2017, 6:11 PM

Be'er Sheva halts anti-Israel events in public building

Following Arutz Sheva exposure, Be'er Sheva initiates steps against Negev Coexistence Forum for hosting anti-Israeli organization.Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2017, 10:45 AM

Parliament members demand EU halt funding for BDS

In unprecedented move, 60 members of the European Parliament call on EU to end support of BDS, take stand against anti-Zionism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2017, 5:02 PM

Scaramucci wraps up Israel tour with visit to Achva factory

Anthony Scaramucci wraps up Israel tour with wisit to Achva factory in Ariel, sees BDS movement’s devastating effect upon Palestinians.Michoel Bretter, 11/22/2017, 11:33 PM

Waters: BDS isn't about music, it's about human rights

Former Pink Floyd member responds to Nick Cave, who ignored boycott calls and played in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 11/22/2017, 5:42 AM

Australian rock star ignores BDS, plays in Israel

Australian rock star Nick Cave says BDS was the impetus for coming to play in Israel.Elad Benari, 11/20/2017, 4:42 AM

University of Maryland scraps BDS initiative

University of Maryland student government nixes bill to boycott Israel before it could be brought to a vote.Ben Ariel and JTA, 11/17/2017, 2:06 AM

Spanish court suspends municipal boycott of Israel

La Roda de Andalucía, first Spanish municipality to adopt boycott, to freeze measures after court rules that BDS is 'discrimination.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 1:04 PM

Judea and Samaria's 'global ambassadors'

Supporters from around the world meet with residents, small business owners in Judea and Samaria, learn how to defend Israel abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2017, 11:48 AM

McGill student group admits using anti-Semitic propaganda

'Democratize SSMU' admits campaign to keep Jewish student off board used 'anti-Semitic tropes.'JTA, 11/9/2017, 8:44 PM

The blacklist of Israel's new boycott law

Legal officials reveal organizations liable to be sued under new law targeting Israel-boycotters, insofar as their activity continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 7:52 AM

Ontario Labor Federation to vote on anti-Israel resolutions

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center launches campaign calling on board to denounce upcoming anti-Israel resolutionsArutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 1:06 PM

Rivlin tells Spanish PM: 'BDS must stop'

Rivlin meets with Spanish Prime Minister, calls on him to change how Spain votes in international forums such as UNESCO.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2017, 8:47 PM

University of Ottawa rejects BDS

Students at the University of Ottawa vote down motion to endorse BDS.Elad Benari, 11/6/2017, 4:02 AM

'Boycott Bill' approved by Ministerial Committee

Legislation committee approves amendment to bill which seeks to deter BDS activists by imposing economic consequences on boycott.Hezki Baruch, 11/5/2017, 1:25 PM

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

American BDS operative arrested attempting to enter Israel

Erdan: 'No sane country would allow entry to boycott operatives who want to harm and isolate it.'Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2017, 10:42 PM