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Win for Israeli diplomacy:

UK House of Commons votes for Anti-BDS Bill

The bill, referred to as the anti-BDS bill, seeks to prevent public bodies, including councils, from boycotting, disinvesting, or sanctioning a particular international territory, unless supported by the government's foreign policy.

UK House of Commons votes for Anti-BDS Bill

Dear World, sorry for busting your myths about Jews and Israel

A reality check for the world about Israel and the Jews. Part I.

Dear World, sorry for busting your myths about Jews and Israel

British Jewish youth oppose bill to ban BDS movement in Britain

An open letter from several organizations claims that 'banning BDS is not the way to advocate for Israel'.

British Jewish youth oppose bill to ban BDS movement in Britain

Op-ed:

The Soros Agenda

'No person has done more to damage Israel’s standing in the world, especially among so-called progressives than Soros' - Alan M. Dershowitz.

The Soros Agenda

Universities urged to reject Anthropology Association's BDS move

Letter by over 100 organizations calls for university administrators to distance themselves from academic organization's BDS proposal.

Universities urged to reject Anthropology Association's BDS move

New York State Assembly member pushes for pro-BDS legislation

Zohran Mamdani’s bill would penalize Jewish charities operating in communities in Judea and Samaria.

New York State Assembly member pushes for pro-BDS legislation

Arkansas anti-BDS law: State won't pay Jewish doctor for lecture

Jewish doctor denied $500 payment after refusing to promise Arkansas he won’t boycott Israel.

Arkansas anti-BDS law: State won't pay Jewish doctor for lecture

ANALYSIS:

Who is signing the letters on boycotting Israeli ministers?

Most American Jewish clergy boycotting some Israeli ministers are from extremist left-wing groups. Analysis.

Who is signing the letters on boycotting Israeli ministers?

Biden renominates anti-Israel NGO member to federal agency

Nomination of board member of pro-BDS anti-Israel organization to Small Business Administration was previously blocked by GOP Senators.

Biden renominates anti-Israel NGO member to federal agency

UK Charity Commission rules against student union BDS motion

Ruling described as 'historic' forces union to repeal BDS measures it took after passing motion.

UK Charity Commission rules against student union BDS motion

BDS activists suffer double defeat in Spain

Anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement suffers defeats in Spanish parliament and Supreme Court.

BDS activists suffer double defeat in Spain

U of Melbourne student union endorses BDS for 2nd time

After 'extreme' pro-BDS motion passed but was withdrawn in May, new resolution supported by student union.

U of Melbourne student union endorses BDS for 2nd time

Jewish leaders slam pro-BDS Dem candidate posing with challah

Only days after NY Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou endorses BDS, Congressional candidate poses with challah in home of Jewish couple.

Jewish leaders slam pro-BDS Dem candidate posing with challah

The BDS Movement is cloned from Parashat Balak

In Durban the non-military assault, a war of curses, was launched,one Israel can’t win. Soon, the court of public opinion was onto its case

The BDS Movement is cloned from Parashat Balak

BDS movement disavows Boston chapter's mapping project

Global BDS movement says it has no connection to website mapping Boston-area Jewish groups as federal investigation looms.

BDS movement disavows Boston chapter's mapping project

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US appeals court rules anti-boycott laws not unconstitutional

Appeals court upholds Arkansas law that restricts Israel boycotts, ruling it does not violate First Amendment.

US appeals court rules anti-boycott laws not unconstitutional

We must stop sweeping woke antisemitism under the rug

Ignorance may not be antisemitic, but crafty denial of history is, as is skewing Jewish values to bolster up false claims. Op-ed.

We must stop sweeping woke antisemitism under the rug

So Pillsbury is pulling out of "East Jerusalem"

The General Mills' boycott reveals the absurdity of the term “East Jerusalem.” Pillsbury should look at a map. Op-ed.

So Pillsbury is pulling out of "East Jerusalem"

General Mills divests Israeli dough operation

Boycott advocates claim victory as General Mills divests its Israeli dough operation.

General Mills divests Israeli dough operation

In first, Harvard's Crimson endorses BDS movement

Harvard Crimson endorses BDS movement, while rejecting antisemitism, in potent symbol of campus sentiment about Israel.

In first, Harvard's Crimson endorses BDS movement

Princeton University pro-BDS referendum appears to have failed

Results seem to indicate the referendum did not receive the needed majority to pass but student leaders have made contradictory statements.

Princeton University pro-BDS referendum appears to have failed

Tennessee passes anti-BDS law

In victory for Samaria leader, Tennessee passes anti-BDS law. 'We're changing Tennessee's law to strengthen the relationship with Israel.'

Tennessee passes anti-BDS law

Middle East scholars pass resolution endorsing boycott of Israel

MESA scholars vote overwhelmingly to endorse boycott of Israel, but will not force decision on individual scholars.

Middle East scholars pass resolution endorsing boycott of Israel

German Jewish org slams court ruling in support of BDS events

Central Council of Jews condemns ruling by an administrative court that the city of Munich cannot ban the renting of rooms for BDS events.

German Jewish org slams court ruling in support of BDS events

Thanks, Ben & Jerry!

Israel’s international relations are flourishing, completely undermining the agenda of the BDS movement. Opinion.

Thanks, Ben & Jerry!

US marketing firm rejects Jewish client over views on Israel

A marketing firm that works with Jewish groups, Big Duck, has nixed a potential client because of its Israel ties.

US marketing firm rejects Jewish client over views on Israel

BDS-supporting Dutch party calls out 'racist' Holocaust event

Dutch far-left party says it wants to end ‘inherently racist’ Holocaust memorial event.

BDS-supporting Dutch party calls out 'racist' Holocaust event

Belgium to label products from Judea and Samaria

'Decision to label products harms both Israelis and Palestinians,' Israel's Foreign Min. says. Dep. FM Roll cancels meetings with Belgians.

Belgium to label products from Judea and Samaria

Prof. who urged boycott of Israeli university forfeits prize

Education Min. Yifat Shasha-Biton announces Israel Prize won't go to Prof. Oded Goldreich, who called for a boycott of Ariel University.

Prof. who urged boycott of Israeli university forfeits prize

Jordanian students fume at partnership with Israel

Jordanian students protest, call to boycott Israel, following academic conference on AI held in partnership with Israeli researchers.

Jordanian students fume at partnership with Israel

Criticizing George Soros is not anti-Semitic

It is disingenuous to cast Soros as a defamed Jew. He has spent his life working against Israel’s defense and Jewish survival. Op-ed.

Criticizing George Soros is not anti-Semitic

Israeli bookstores pull books by pro-boycott writer Sally Rooney

Two of the country's largest shops no longer selling Irish author's books after she refused to let her new novel be translated into Hebrew.

Israeli bookstores pull books by pro-boycott writer Sally Rooney

New York State to divest from Unilever following B&J boycott

NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says Unilever decision not to sell ice cream in Judea and Samaria is a violation of 2016 anti-BDS policy.

New York State to divest from Unilever following B&J boycott

Why Ben & Jerry think they aren’t anti-Semites

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were simply pitiful as they tried to justify their progressive and woke policy/ Op-ed.

Why Ben & Jerry think they aren’t anti-Semites

Writer Sally Rooney – anti-Semite of the month

It is necessary to share what came, to me at least, upon reading the news about Sally Rooney. Op-ed.

Writer Sally Rooney – anti-Semite of the month

Driving Jewish Vermonters into Lake Champlain?

Israel is vulnerable to criticism, but the Palestinian Arabs are far worse."Drive Israelis into the sea" is hardly a call for peace.Op-ed.

Driving Jewish Vermonters into Lake Champlain?

Heads up, pro-BDS Jew haters! Don’t take this medicine!

To be consistent, Jew haters must boycott all the medicines and treatments Jews have discovered. Colleges and legislatures take note. Op-ed.

Heads up, pro-BDS Jew haters! Don’t take this medicine!

Burlington BDS resolution dropped amid anti-Semitism concerns

Backer of pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement resolution for Vermont's largest city reverses course, calls BDS 'one-sided'.

Burlington BDS resolution dropped amid anti-Semitism concerns

LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

At September meeting, the largest teachers union in LA will vote on whether to support BDS and call on President Biden to end aid to Israel.

LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

Ben & Jerry's Israel: Boycott is illegal

Ben & Jerry’s Israel: 'Demand of Global Ben & Jerry’s to not distribute products in Palestinian Territories is submission to BDS.'

Ben & Jerry's Israel: Boycott is illegal

Maryland to determine whether Ben & Jerry’s violated state law

'State of Maryland values our decades-long relationship with Israel,' official letter says.

Maryland to determine whether Ben & Jerry’s violated state law

Hempstead, NY becomes first US town to boycott Ben & Jerry's

Town of Hempstead, NY will cut all business ties with both Ben & Jerry's and its parent company, Unilever.

Hempstead, NY becomes first US town to boycott Ben & Jerry's

Petition to boycott Ben & Jerry’s receives over 3,000 signatures

Petition comes after popular ice cream company caves to BDS movement, announces it will end all sales in Judea and Samaria.

Petition to boycott Ben & Jerry’s receives over 3,000 signatures

Norway pension fund divests from firms tied to Judea & Samaria

Move, which includes excluding major players such as Motorola, called "sheer bias" and tacit acceptance of BDS by human rights lawyer.

Norway pension fund divests from firms tied to Judea & Samaria

CUNY Jewish faculty sign letter against anti-Israel union motion

40 Jewish studies faculty members at the City University of New York condemn faculty union resolution charging Israel with “apartheid.”

CUNY Jewish faculty sign letter against anti-Israel union motion

UC San Diego Graduate Student Association BDS resolution fails

While some Jewish groups applaud move, others are more cautious, worrying that another BDS resolution is just around the corner.

UC San Diego Graduate Student Association BDS resolution fails

From "Defund the Police" to "Defund Israel"

A racism and oppressor-oppressed narrative on the Israeli-Arab conflict disregards geopolitical realities and the region's history. Op-ed.

From "Defund the Police" to "Defund Israel"

Idaho and West Virginia pass anti-Israel boycott laws

New bills outlawing contracts with BDS bring number of states with anti-BDS laws to 33.

Idaho and West Virginia pass anti-Israel boycott laws

Supreme Court: Pro-BDS professor can't receive Israel Prize

Supreme Court grants Education Min. one month to find alternative nominee for Israel Prize, after ruling out pro-BDS professor as candidate.

Supreme Court: Pro-BDS professor can't receive Israel Prize

Andrew Yang got it right on BDS

BDS say they are boycotting only Israelis, not Jews. But they are not boycotting Israeli Arabs, just Israeli Jews. Op-ed

Andrew Yang got it right on BDS

Why Black conservatives in academia have supported Israel

Contrasting Dr. Walter E. Williams with Israel-hater Dr. Lamont Hill is a stark reminder of what so much of academia has become. Opinion.

Why Black conservatives in academia have supported Israel

'The new avenue for attacking Israel'

Spokesman for Israeli Min of Strategic Affairs says anti-Semites around the world creating fake social media accounts to spread lies.

'The new avenue for attacking Israel'

Former female soldier demands millions from top BDS operative

'Fake anti-Semitic news': Former soldier Rebecca Re'em demands $6 million from senior BDS movement operative after receiving death threats.

Former female soldier demands millions from top BDS operative

Spanish courts strike support for Israel boycotts

Courts in Spain's third-largest city say BDS resolutions are 'incitement to hatred or discrimination.'

Spanish courts strike support for Israel boycotts

BDS Bill excluded from Irish Coalition Government program

UK Lawyers for Israel Chief Executive: "It was very important to win this. If we had lost, other EU countries might well have followed."

BDS Bill excluded from Irish Coalition Government program

European court throws out conviction of BDS activists

European Court of Human Rights cancelled 2015 conviction of 11 BDS activists against the State of Israel.

European court throws out conviction of BDS activists

Canada to deport Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum

Canada to deport anti-Israel attorney Gilad Paz, who claimed fear of 'political persecution' in Israel.

Canada to deport Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum

How predictable that Europe would declare a trade war on Israel

How predictable that Europe would declare a trade war on Israel

The Newman precedent

The Newman precedent

Jews, time for a change in strategy

Jews, time for a change in strategy