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News and updates about boycotts

Israel's response to Erdogan's boycott

Economy Ministry prepares response to Turkish President's violation of trade agreement, replace Turkey with new markets.

Israel's response to Erdogan's boycott

After being placed on leave:

University president who agreed to boycott Israel retires

Sonoma State University President announces his retirement, just days after being placed on administrative leave for making concessions to anti-Israel student groups on campus.

University president who agreed to boycott Israel retires

After agreeing to boycott Israel:

President of California university temporarily steps down

President of Sonoma State University announces he is stepping aside after agreement with pro-Palestinian Arab protesters that includes an academic boycott of Israel.

President of California university temporarily steps down

Columbia University-affiliated seminary to divest from Israel

Union Theological Seminary announces its board of trustees endorsed a divestment plan from "companies profiting from war in Palestine/Israel".

Columbia University-affiliated seminary to divest from Israel

83% of Israelis support retaliatory boycotts

A new poll shows that 83% of Israelis support imposing a boycott on countries that have imposed a boycott on Israel.

83% of Israelis support retaliatory boycotts

Calls for boycotts

Amnesty Israel summonsed to defend tax benefits

The Israeli branch of Amnesty International was summonsed to a hearing by the Finance Ministry before its tax benefits are revoked for echoing its parent organization's calls to boycott Israel.

Amnesty Israel summonsed to defend tax benefits

Because of Jewish actor

Fans call for boycott of James Bond movie

Fans of James Bond films threaten to boycott the next movie if Jewish actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson is named to the role.

Fans call for boycott of James Bond movie

Following boycott over Gaza:

Starbucks firing 2,000 workers in the Middle East

Starbucks has been targeted by pro-Palestinian Arab activists, leading the Seattle-based company to dismiss just over 10% of its Middle East staff.

Starbucks firing 2,000 workers in the Middle East

Finland may boycott Eurovision due to Israel's participation

Officials in Finland stated that in light of the war in Gaza and Israel’s participation – they plan to boycott Eurovision 2024

Finland may boycott Eurovision due to Israel's participation

This year Adam will light a Menorah for the first time

Lehava works to save Jewish children from Arab homes, be a partner with us to light up their lives and we can all celebrate Hanukkah.

This year Adam will light a Menorah for the first time

'Never buy from them again':

Clothing retailer offers Palestinian flag

E-commerce site SHIEN removed PLO flag after upsetting Israeli consumers.

Clothing retailer offers Palestinian flag

Haredim boycott major bakery after chairman protests rabbi

Former Minister Omer Bar-Lev, demonstrated outside Rabbi Gershon Edelstein's home, causing haredim to boycott Angel bakery which he heads.

Haredim boycott major bakery after chairman protests rabbi

Barcelona mayor faces lawsuit over boycott of Israel

Lawfare Project files lawsuit against Barcelona's mayor, after she cut ties with Israel and imposed a boycott.

Barcelona mayor faces lawsuit over boycott of Israel

More than 15,000 call on Barcelona to reverse Israel boycott

Petition with more than 15,000 signatures calls on Barcelona City Council to vote to restore twin city relationship with Tel Aviv.

More than 15,000 call on Barcelona to reverse Israel boycott

Spanish FM criticizes Barcelona for cutting ties with Israel

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares: I do not believe that anything good is achieved by suspending, cutting, expelling.

Spanish FM criticizes Barcelona for cutting ties with Israel

Following city's boycott:

President of FC Barcelona soccer in gesture to Israel

FC Barcelona president hosts personnel from Israeli Embassy, presents them with team shirts.

President of FC Barcelona soccer in gesture to Israel

After Barcelona boycott:

Madrid offers to be Tel Aviv’s twin city

Madrid’s mayor criticizes Barcelona's decision to cut ties with Israel, offer his city as Tel Aviv's Spanish twin.

Madrid offers to be Tel Aviv’s twin city

Oman discusses expanding boycott of Israel

Oman’s Shura Council discusses expansion of boycott of Israel and prohibition of all contact with Israelis.

Oman discusses expanding boycott of Israel

Orthodox rabbinical org. denounce 330 rabbis over Israel boycott

Coalition for Jewish Values accuse 330 non-Orthodox rabbis who call to ban Israeli govt. ministers of hypocrisy.

Orthodox rabbinical org. denounce 330 rabbis over Israel boycott

Orthodox leaders denounce 330 rabbis over Israel boycott

Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce accuses group of non-Orthodox rabbis of inspiring more anti-Israel hate with their boycott.

Orthodox leaders denounce 330 rabbis over Israel boycott

Boycotting Judea and Samaria:

Norwegian fund seeks to stop investing in Israel

Government Pension Fund of Norway stops investments in Israel until it is assured that its funds will not be invested in Judea and Samaria.

Norwegian fund seeks to stop investing in Israel

As antisemitism rises, group calls for Twitter ad boycott

As antisemitism spikes following Elon Musk takeover, ADL calls for Twitter ad boycott.

As antisemitism rises, group calls for Twitter ad boycott

140 left-wing filmmakers boycott the Shomron Fund

140 Israeli filmmakers refuse to cooperate with the Shomron Cinema Fund. "We will not whitewash the occupation for money."

140 left-wing filmmakers boycott the Shomron Fund

PA to world countries:

'Withdraw licenses of settlement-supporting organizations'

PA “foreign affairs ministry” calls on world’s countries to withdraw licenses of organizations that support “Israeli settlements”.

'Withdraw licenses of settlement-supporting organizations'

The Boycott campaign against a German Jewish media outlet

Something is happening to Freedom of the Press in Germany as AchGut's advertisers are targetted on Twitter in effort to shut it down.Op-ed.

The Boycott campaign against  a German Jewish media outlet

Rabbis declare boycott on Bnei Brak store

Rabbis in Bnei Brak neighborhood declare vegetable store off-limits after dozens of at-risk youth allowed to linger unchecked.

Rabbis declare boycott on Bnei Brak store

Shareholder sues Unilever over Ben & Jerry's boycott

US shareholder says Unilever mishandled the decision by Ben & Jerry's to stop selling ice cream in Judea and Samaria.

Shareholder sues Unilever over Ben & Jerry's boycott

Rabbis call to boycott cell phone company over LGBT support

Communications company Partner promises elective holiday in June, new category for LGBT videos, prompting prominent rabbis to respond.

Rabbis call to boycott cell phone company over LGBT support

Sa'ar approves boycott regulations

Justice Minister approves regulations that will prevent organizations that boycott Israel from receiving tax benefits.

Sa'ar approves boycott regulations

Blood supplies running dangerously low, but MDA won't back down

Decision to replace 'Father' & 'Mother' with 'Parents 1 & 2' led to boycott of blood donations; MDA then deleted all reference to parents.

Blood supplies running dangerously low, but MDA won't back down

Arab writers boycott UAE book festival because of Israel

Several Gulf writers boycott cultural festival in UAE due to appearance by Israeli author David Grossman.

Arab writers boycott UAE book festival because of Israel

Ben & Jerry's board chair voted 'Antisemite of the Year'

Chair of Ben & Jerry's board of directors voted "Antisemite of the Year" in contest by StopAntisemitism.

Ben & Jerry's board chair voted 'Antisemite of the Year'

Algerian players boycott soccer match because of Israeli

Three Algerian players boycott friendly match of past soccer stars in Qatar due to presence of Israeli coach Avraham Grant.

Algerian players boycott soccer match because of Israeli

The West must boycott the 2022 Chinese Winter Olympics

A boycott will let China know we will no longer appease the dictatorial, fascist, planet gobbling nation that threatens us all.Op-ed.

The West must boycott the 2022 Chinese Winter Olympics

The real scoop? How Jews won’t lick the demonization of Israel

The point about Ben & Jerry’s, as with all boycotts of Israel, is that the main issue is not the boycott. It’s the thinking behind it.

The real scoop? How Jews won’t lick the demonization of Israel

Long Island town takes action against Ben & Jerry's

Town of Hempstead to cut ties and municipal contracts with Ben & Jerry’s and its parent company, Unilever.

Long Island town takes action against Ben & Jerry's

Republicans push back on Ben & Jerry's following boycott

Rep. Nicole Malliotakis: Americans should send a message to Ben & Jerry’s by not buying their ice cream.

Republicans push back on Ben & Jerry's following boycott

PA welcomes Ben & Jerry's boycott of Judea and Samaria

PA says Ben & Jerry's decision to halt sales in Judea and Samaria is "moral and legal".

PA welcomes Ben & Jerry's boycott of Judea and Samaria

'Boycott Ben & Jerry's in Israel? Are you crazy?'

Dr. Ron Tomer, president of the Manufacturer's Association, tells Israelis to keep buying Ben & Jerry's ice cream.

'Boycott Ben & Jerry's in Israel?  Are you crazy?'

'They have been pressuring me for a year and a half'

CEO of Ben & Jerry's Israel responds to global company's decision not to sell in Judea and Samaria: I do not intend to surrender.

'They have been pressuring me for a year and a half'

Shaked: We will take action against global Ben & Jerry's corp.

Interior Minister: The Israeli franchisee of Ben & Jerry’s need not be punished, action should be taken against the global company.

Shaked: We will take action against global Ben & Jerry's corp.

Ben & Jerry's boycotting Judea and Samaria? Not so fast

Ben and Jerry's will still be sold in Judea and Samaria through the end of 2022 due to licensing agreement with Israeli Ben & Jerry's.

Ben & Jerry's boycotting Judea and Samaria? Not so fast

400 NY Uni members sign letter urging boycott of Tel Aviv campus

Boycott letter originally denounced by NYU administration as at odds with the tenets of academic freedom now has over 400 signatures.

400 NY Uni members sign letter urging boycott of Tel Aviv campus

600 musicians sign letter calling for boycott of Israel

Patti Smith and Julian Casablancas of The Strokes among more than 600 musicians calling for artists to avoid playing concerts in Israel.

600 musicians sign letter calling for boycott of Israel

UK Zionist youth group boycotts Ambassador Hotovely event

Masorti organization backs out of embassy event over Hotovely's past statements and views, which it says are inconsistent with its beliefs.

UK Zionist youth group boycotts Ambassador Hotovely event

Roger Waters again calls for boycott of Israeli soccer teams

Ex-Pink Floyd member doubles down on call for boycott of Israeli soccer teams. Israeli soccer association's response? 'Use soccer for unity'

Roger Waters again calls for boycott of Israeli soccer teams

Sudan abolishes Israel boycott law

Repeal of law banning any dealings with Israel and Israelis paves way for full normalization between the countries.

Sudan abolishes Israel boycott law

Efrat head clashes with B'Tselem, Adalah representatives

Efrat Council head at Haaretz conference despite calls for its boycott: 'I'm unwilling to be boycotted, unwilling to boycott others.'

Efrat head clashes with B'Tselem, Adalah representatives

The EU makes double standards a policy when it comes to boycotts

The EU calls to boycott Israel but signs major deals with China despite its occupation of Tibet. Trump acted, will Biden repeal? Opinion.

The EU makes double standards a policy when it comes to boycotts

Goya CEO on naming AOC 'Employee of Year’ after failed boycott

Goya CEO Robert Unanue discusses how 'blue state' governors are decimating small businesses.

Goya CEO on naming AOC 'Employee of Year’ after failed boycott

GOYA foods to name AOC Employee of the Month for boosting sales?

Will GOYA Foods CEO suggest naming Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Employee of the Month after her boycott calls resulted in sales spike?

GOYA foods to name AOC Employee of the Month for boosting sales?

UAE repeals law imposing Israel boycott

In step towards normalization, UAE abolishes federal law imposing Israel boycott.

UAE repeals law imposing Israel boycott

Tahini company under fire for donating to Israeli LGBT group

Arab Israeli tahini company that donated money to LGBT rights group faces boycott.

Tahini company under fire for donating to Israeli LGBT group

Can the advertisers' boycott of Facebook be successful?

Growing ad boycotts are pressuring Facebook to censor content some groups say constitutes 'hate speech' or misinformation.

Can the advertisers' boycott of Facebook be successful?

List of companies boycotting Facebook ads grows

Starbucks, Hershey and Coca-Cola join Facebook ad boycott after social network announces some reforms.

List of companies boycotting Facebook ads grows

UK Labour lawmaker calls for boycott of 'settlement products'

Lawmaker for Britain’s Labour party says UK should boycott products from Judea and Samaria if Israel goes ahead with sovereignty plan.

UK Labour lawmaker calls for boycott of 'settlement products'

Dua Lipa's anti-Israel 'fake Jews' rant sparks calls for boycott

UK-born pop star comes under fire after accusing Israel, IDF of brutality against Arabs and demanding establishment of Palestinian state.

Dua Lipa's anti-Israel 'fake Jews' rant sparks calls for boycott

UK confirms it will ban local councils from boycotting Israel

British government confirms it will proceed with legislation banning local councils from boycotting Israel.

UK confirms it will ban local councils from boycotting Israel

New Arab group says it’s time to stop boycotting Israel

'Arabs are the boycott's first and only victims,' Egyptian-British lawyer says.

New Arab group says it’s time to stop boycotting Israel

EU: Court ruling is not an endorsement of anti-Israel boycott

EU official responds to debate regarding labeling of products and says that the European Commission doesn't support boycott of Israeli

EU: Court ruling is not an endorsement of anti-Israel boycott