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Pomona College student gov passes BDS resolution targeting clubs

Pomona College student gov passes BDS resolution targeting clubs

If enforced, resolution would likely mean funding would be pulled from any clubs on campus that support Israel.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 20:09
Canadian university abandons support for BDS

Canadian university abandons support for BDS

Student union at Quebec’s Concordia University formally abandons support for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.Ben Ariel, 21/04/2021 06:19
BDS movement attacks first Israeli art exhibition in UAE

BDS movement attacks first Israeli art exhibition in UAE

Exhibit in Dubai features three Israeli artists featuring a theme of the "concept of water."Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 04:42
Philadelphia American Jewish history center to hold anti-Israel BDS event

Philadelphia American Jewish history center to hold anti-Israel BDS event

Feinstein Center for American Jewish History at Temple Uni. being roundly criticized for hosting extremist anti-Israel and BDS speakers.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 22:00
BDS: 21st century Nazism taught in schools and in music

BDS: 21st century Nazism taught in schools and in music

We are seeing the repeat of the teaching of hate for Jews as it was taught in Nazi Germany: Get them at school, get them young. Op-ed.Diane Bederman, 13/04/2021 16:00
Supreme Court: Pro-BDS professor can't receive Israel Prize this year

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

Supreme Court grants Education Min. one month to find alternative nominee for Israel Prize, after ruling out pro-BDS professor as candidate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 14:49
A definition of anti-Semitism that defends anti-Semites

A definition of anti-Semitism that defends anti-Semites

The Jerusalem Declaration is designed to defend BDS proponents, including some signatories. It is manna from heaven for anti-Semites. Op-ed.Mitchell Bard, 08/04/2021 14:00
Does Andrew Yang, NYC mayoral candidate, 'appreciate' BDS?

Does Andrew Yang, NYC mayoral candidate, 'appreciate' BDS?

Andrew Yang, NYC mayoral candidate, clarifies position on the BDS movement. 'BDS does not recognize Israel's right to exist.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2021 20:15
The Ramallah Quakers

The Ramallah Quakers

Quaker schools are fertile ground for BDS and support for Palestinian terror, seen as resistance of Israel's "structural violence." Op-ed.Asaf Romirowsky, 15/03/2021 17:00
I know Nazism - and there are Nazi overtones within the UC-Irvine student government‏

I know Nazism - and there are Nazi overtones within the UC-Irvine student government‏

Hitler dehumanized the Jews so very slowly, methodically, one step at a time, each aimed at dehumanizing them. Like BDS wants to do. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 03/03/2021 23:02
B'nai Brith calls on University of Toronto to implement ruling on BDS

B'nai Brith calls on University of Toronto to implement ruling on BDS

The University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union was recently ordered to stop using student fees to promote BDS.Elad Benari, 03/03/2021 06:12
Mark Levin on how to handle media bias: ‘We need to BDS them’

Mark Levin on how to handle media bias: ‘We need to BDS them’

Radio broadcaster says that to understand the danger US media poses to US democracy, you have to understand how they treat Israel. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 23/02/2021 09:13
Stilll crazy after so many years: The malignant tradition of UC Irvine's Israel-haters

Stilll crazy after so many years: The malignant tradition of UC Irvine's Israel-haters

Divestment resolutions are not the goal, but the means for Israel-haters to persistently trumpet the many falsified ills of Israel, Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 18/02/2021 20:59
De Blasio: Israel is a 'fundamentally progressive concept'

De Blasio: Israel is a 'fundamentally progressive concept'

New York Mayor criticizes BDS movement, says Democrats should support the State of Israel.Gabe Friedman/JTA, 18/02/2021 19:54
US federal appeals court orders Arkansas court to reconsider anti-BDS law

US federal appeals court orders Arkansas court to reconsider anti-BDS law

Court revives challenge to Arkansas law that aims to ban the boycott Israel movement.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 13/02/2021 18:35
Will the Boycott-Israel Clique co-opt the Scientific Community?

Will the Boycott-Israel Clique co-opt the Scientific Community?

The hard sciences once seemed immune to the politics that dominate the humanities in academia, but no longer.Opinion.Dr. A.J. Caschetta, 10/02/2021 04:00
Toronto university ordered to abandon BDS

Toronto university ordered to abandon BDS

University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union told to stop using student fees to promote BDS.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/02/2021 23:08
Report: State Department to hire Israel critic

Report: State Department to hire Israel critic

Washington Free Beacon reports State Department will hire Sanders aide Matt Duss, who has been blasted for anti-Israel activism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2021 04:11
Spanish court acquits BDS activists who harassed Matisyahu

Spanish court acquits BDS activists who harassed Matisyahu

Valencia Appeals Court acquits 11 activists behind demand Jewish-American singer Matisyahu declare support for PA statehood of hate crime.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 19/01/2021 22:28
Wasted lives

Wasted lives

A book by Susan Abulhawa, a jiihadi, follows the lives of 4 generations of the fictional terrorist family of Yehya Mohammad Abulheja. Revew.Tabitha Korol, 18/01/2021 00:00
BDS organization demands Israel provide COVID vaccine

BDS organization demands Israel provide COVID vaccine

BDS leader Mustafa al-Barghouti launches campaign to force Israel to give PA vaccines despite PA procuring vaccines without Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2021 17:12
How to fight Pro-BDS Academics more effectively

How to fight Pro-BDS Academics more effectively

If signing a BDS declaration leads to a possible risk to one's future as an academic, that may bring about change. Op-ed,Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 12/01/2021 04:00
France gives $10M to Palestinian group that promotes Israel boycott

France gives $10M to Palestinian group that promotes Israel boycott

French government allocates $10 million for major pro-BDS organizationCnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 03/01/2021 22:39
2020 achievements in the battle against anti-Semitism

2020 achievements in the battle against anti-Semitism

While the number of anti-Semitic incidents worldwide increased in 2020, there were positive developments in the fight against it. Op-ed.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 31/12/2020 08:56
Peace for Peace: Israel and the Muslim World

Peace for Peace: Israel and the Muslim World

Israel bashers and boycotters gnash their teeth at the recent peace accords because peace is the last thing they want. Opinion.Ronn Torossian‏, 20/12/2020 04:00
Let’s hope the NY Post is right and I’m wrong

Let’s hope the NY Post is right and I’m wrong

Remember Fukuyama writing that this is “the end of history,” that the world has come to its senses?.So the NYPost says BDS is dead. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 17/12/2020 15:00
Trump’s core righteousness shines through Pompeo's anti-BDS and pro-Jews in Yesha speech

Trump’s core righteousness shines through Pompeo's anti-BDS and pro-Jews in Yesha speech

For no conceivable political gain, post-elections, Trump sent Mike Pompeo, to the Mideast with special tasks.And now Pollard. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 21/11/2020 19:00
Young Israel praises Pompeo for BDS stance

Young Israel praises Pompeo for BDS stance

National Council of Young Israel praises Secretary of State after his visit to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2020 05:11
Pompeo responds to the left: We will not tolerate boycotts of Israel

Pompeo responds to the left: We will not tolerate boycotts of Israel

US Secretary of State responds to critics of his visit to Judea, Samaria, and the Golan. 'The US stands with Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 20:59
SFSU student government passes anti-Israel BDS resolution

SFSU student government passes anti-Israel BDS resolution

Student government calls on San Francisco State University to divest from companies which operate in Jewish 'settlements'Gabriel Greschler/JTA, 19/11/2020 20:09
US declares: Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

US declares: Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

Read the offical State Department declaration on "identifying organizations engaged in anti-Semitic BDS activities"Arutz Sheva, 19/11/2020 14:10
Judge throws out lawsuit against Maryland's anti-BDS bill

Judge throws out lawsuit against Maryland's anti-BDS bill

Federal judge throws out CAIR's lawsuit seeking to block Maryland from enforcing its ban on contracting with businesses that boycott Israel.Elad Benari, 27/10/2020 04:02
Verbal agression against Israel

Verbal agression against Israel

Calling Israel a "pariah state" while ignoring its growing acceptance in the Arab world, is evidence of blind antisemitism.Op-ed.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 26/10/2020 04:00
Time to call out ‘human rights’ groups for their anti-Semitism

Time to call out ‘human rights’ groups for their anti-Semitism

So-called 'human rights' groups promote the anti-Semitic BDS movement. So why is the ADL coming to their defense? Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 23/10/2020 08:48
US weighs labeling human rights organizations 'anti-Semitic'

US weighs labeling human rights organizations 'anti-Semitic'

Secretary of State Pompeo reportedly pushing to declare groups such as Amnesty and Human Rights Watch anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2020 00:06
Antisemitism? Give as good as you get

Antisemitism? Give as good as you get

It's time Jews began to fight antisemites by showing them up for the selective hypocrites they are. Opinion.Charles Jacobs and Ben Poser, 20/10/2020 18:59
A talk with a pro-Zionist advocate, Republican MO Senator Bob Order

A talk with a pro-Zionist advocate, Republican MO Senator Bob Order

Sen. Order: I think it is natural for Americans to feel an infinity for Israel, so after a 3 year battle, we passed our anti-BDS law. Op-ed.Angela Van Der Pluym, 04/10/2020 23:30
U of Illinois student government passes pro-BLM resolution with call to divest from Israel

U of Illinois student government passes pro-BLM resolution with call to divest from Israel

Call to divest from companies which do business with Israel included in resolution in support of Black Lives Matter movement.Marcy Oster/JTA, 29/09/2020 21:47
Facts find no room in the world of BDS

Facts find no room in the world of BDS

American college campuses have become utterly toxic environments for students - and faculty - with open minds on Israel and the West. Op-edAsaf Romirowsky and Alex Joffe, 22/09/2020 09:18
Irrational rationale for rioting and reparations

Irrational rationale for rioting and reparations

A Mid-Summer-going-into-Autumn nightmare that wants one group to get a free pass and preferential treatment over all other Americans. Op-ed. Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin., 09/09/2020 12:40
Germany as the tip of the iceberg: The various allies of antisemitism

Germany as the tip of the iceberg: The various allies of antisemitism

A substantial number of people are not antisemites, but can be considered their allies.Some Germans, for example. And some Israelis. Op-ed.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 31/08/2020 11:40
Aesop's fables in the Middle East: The father, the son and the donkey

Aesop's fables in the Middle East: The father, the son and the donkey

f you try to please all, then you will please none and especially not yourself. Op-ed.Daniel Pinner, 19/08/2020 04:00
Today, the real rebels defend Israel

Today, the real rebels defend Israel

For young Jews, fighting for Palestinians may be the popular choice — but fighting for Israel is the courageous one. Opinion.David Suissa, 11/08/2020 20:00
Today's anti-PM protests are hardly grassroots, spontaneous outbursts

Today's anti-PM protests are hardly grassroots, spontaneous outbursts

Like in the USA, there has been significant funding for the anti-PM protests. Let's not follow the American protest model. Op-ed.Douglas Altabef, 10/08/2020 19:00
Who in the West shuts their eyes to the Palestinian death ethos?

Who in the West shuts their eyes to the Palestinian death ethos?

Take the US Presbyterians who voted on a resolution on Gaza violence from which Hamas crimes were removed. Op-ed.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 27/07/2020 13:03
How much of Europe’s money  goes to killers of Jews?

How much of Europe’s money goes to killers of Jews?

The Dutch have admitted their that donations paid the salaries at UAWC of the two PFLP terrorists implicated in Rina Shnerb's murder. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, Italy, 24/07/2020 03:00
The BDS-BLM alignment: Implications for Israel and Diaspora Jewry

The BDS-BLM alignment: Implications for Israel and Diaspora Jewry

Increasingly mainstreamed BDS-BLM narrative poses grave danger to U.S. and European progressive and liberal Jewish communities. Opinion.Dan Diker, 21/07/2020 10:00
Missouri Governor signs anti-BDS bill into law

Missouri Governor signs anti-BDS bill into law

The law prohibits the state from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.Elad Benari, 14/07/2020 06:04
Why does $10 billion in foreign donations spawn controversy in US universities?

Why does $10 billion in foreign donations spawn controversy in US universities?

Mauro of the Clarion Project addresses the dangers behind the shadowy Antifa movement.Israel News Talk Radio, 09/07/2020 00:12
Morton Klein and ZOA deserve an apology from the Jewish leaders who called them 'racist'

Morton Klein and ZOA deserve an apology from the Jewish leaders who called them 'racist'

The ZOA called out BLM's antisemitism and Jewish leaders condemned the messenger. Opinion.Rabbi Bernard Rosenberg, 06/07/2020 23:45
Young Israel condemns anti-Semitism at Black Lives Matter march

Young Israel condemns anti-Semitism at Black Lives Matter march

NCYI calls on leaders in African-American community to condemn linkage of Black Lives Matter movement to BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2020 01:34
Former Canadian PM Stephen Harper: BDS movement brings anti-Semitism into the mainstream

Former Canadian PM Stephen Harper: BDS movement brings anti-Semitism into the mainstream

Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks out against BDS movement in his Christians United For Israel address.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 09:58
Belgian parliament's lower house passes anti-Israel resolution

Belgian parliament's lower house passes anti-Israel resolution

Belgian parliament calls on EU to prepare list of ‘countermeasures’ against Israeli annexation.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/06/2020 23:14
Spanish courts strike 2 municipalities’ support for Israel boycotts

Spanish courts strike 2 municipalities’ support for Israel boycotts

Courts in Spain's third-largest city say BDS resolutions are 'incitement to hatred or discrimination.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/06/2020 21:18
Spanish state declares anti-Israel boycotts anti-Semitism

Spanish state declares anti-Israel boycotts anti-Semitism

For the first time, Spanish state declares BDS movement anti-Semitic, condemns efforts to boycott Israel.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 23/06/2020 07:06
UC Davis student government president vetoes Israel boycott resolution

UC Davis student government president vetoes Israel boycott resolution

Student government narrowly votes to back anti-Israel boycott - only to have measure vetoed.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/06/2020 08:24
Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum in Canada will be deported back to Israel

Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum in Canada will be deported back to Israel

Canada to deport anti-Israel attorney Gilad Paz, who claimed fear of 'political persecution' in Israel.David Lazarus, JTA, 06/06/2020 20:55