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Exposing Anuradha Mittal, the Jew-hater who pushed Ben & Jerry's to boycott Israel

Exposing Anuradha Mittal, the Jew-hater who pushed Ben & Jerry's to boycott Israel

B&J Chairman's twitter account with 107 anti-Israel tweets has one where she describes the creation of Israel as a “catastrophe." Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 22/07/2021 19:57
Ben & Jerry's 'insider' links company board to activist kicked out of Israel

Ben & Jerry's 'insider' links company board to activist kicked out of Israel

Inside source claims Ben & Jerry's board advised by former director of Human Rights Watch in Israel who was expelled from the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 18:09
Shaked appeals to Christian friends of Israel to fight Ben & Jerry's boycott

Shaked appeals to Christian friends of Israel to fight Ben & Jerry's boycott

Interior Minister asks Christians United for Israel leaders to help in fight to reverse ice cream brand's boycott.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 16:26
Texas examining whether Ben & Jerry's violates anti-BDS law

Texas examining whether Ben & Jerry's violates anti-BDS law

Unilever could lose $100 million from Texas if Ben & Jerry's is found to be in violation of state anti-BDS law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 16:09
PA to Europe: Boycott the 'settlements'

PA to Europe: Boycott the 'settlements'

Senior Fatah official calls on European governments to ban commercial dealings with the "settlements".Dalit Halevi, 22/07/2021 03:33
Long Island town takes action against Ben & Jerry's

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 01:04
'Tell Ben & Jerry's their business will suffer'

'Tell Ben & Jerry's their business will suffer'

Yesha Council chairman asks owner of Kof-K kashrut certification organization to convey to Ben & Jerry's the consequences of their boycott.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 18:50
CEO of Ben & Jerry's Israel: Boycott 'not a consideration'

CEO of Ben & Jerry's Israel: Boycott 'not a consideration'

The owner of Israel's Ben & Jerry's franchise says he's disgusted with the company's discriminatory practices.i24NEWS, 21/07/2021 14:26
Ice cream that leaves a bad taste in our mouths

Ice cream that leaves a bad taste in our mouths

The bitter taste left by Ben & Jerry has seen a grassroots backlash against this company in Jewish neighborhoods around the world. Op-ed.Barry Shaw, 21/07/2021 12:22
US responds to Ben & Jerry's: Against all forms of BDS

US responds to Ben & Jerry's: Against all forms of BDS

State Department spokesman says he will not condemn a private company but opposes all attempts to delegitimize Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 21:52
UPenn pro-Palestinian group calls for cancellation of school trip to Israel

UPenn pro-Palestinian group calls for cancellation of school trip to Israel

Newly formed group attacks 7-day tour of Israel as "well-funded campaign" to "deflect attention...from ongoing human rights abuses."Dan Verbin, 20/07/2021 21:10
Ben & Jerry's Israel sales jump 21%

Ben & Jerry's Israel sales jump 21%

Israelis show support for Israeli company which manufactures popular ice cream in Israel after global corporation announces boycott.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 17:03
US: Kosher supermarkets drop Ben & Jerry's

US: Kosher supermarkets drop Ben & Jerry's

Numerous supermarket chains announce they will not stock Ben & Jerry's ice cream after company announces boycott of Judea and Samaria.Gary Willig, 20/07/2021 15:41
CEO of Ben & Jerry’s Israel: They have been pressuring me for a year and a half

CEO of Ben & Jerry’s Israel: 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.Elad Benari, 20/07/2021 03:14
Jewish leaders in Israel and abroad slam Ben & Jerry's Judea and Samaria boycott

Jewish leaders in Israel and abroad slam Ben & Jerry's Judea and Samaria boycott

Government officials and opinion leaders derided the ice cream company's 'hypocrisy' in boycotting services to Judea & Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 20:26
Ben & Jerry's: We will not sell our products in the "Occupied Palestinian Territories"

Ben & Jerry's: We will not sell our products in the "Occupied Palestinian Territories"

Popular ice cream company to continue doing business within pre-'67 borders, but ends services in Judea and Samaria in BDS win.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 17:50
Report: UN funds BDS organizations

Report: UN funds BDS organizations

Im Tirtzu report finds UN is funding 19 organizations which support BDS including 2 which are branches of PFLP terrorist organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 09:57
Israeli singer Noga Erez apologizes for BDS controversy

Israeli singer Noga Erez apologizes for BDS controversy

Singer clarifies remarks, says she does not support BDS and loves her country. 'I should have chosen my words more carefully.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 22:49
War And Pieces: The shape of US teachers’ anti-Israel drive

War And Pieces: The shape of US teachers’ anti-Israel drive

Amani Barakat must be joking when she twice touts the “peaceful” tactics of an anti-Israel drive among West Coast teachers’ unions. Op-ed.Bruce S. Ticker, 04/07/2021 08:47
Jewish leader of Canadian Green Party faces non-confidence vote over former pro-Israel aid

Jewish leader of Canadian Green Party faces non-confidence vote over former pro-Israel aid

Former staffer Noah Zatzman calls vote “evidence of an organization whose leadership fosters a culture of systemic anti-Semitism.”Dan Verbin, 01/07/2021 20:15
Largest US teachers union to vote on extreme anti-Israel motions

Largest US teachers union to vote on extreme anti-Israel motions

National teachers union's anti-Israel motions will "only add more fuel to the fire" of rising anti-Semitism, says StandWithUs.Dan Verbin, 24/06/2021 22:06
CUNY Jewish studies faculty sign letter slamming anti-Israel union motion

CUNY Jewish studies faculty sign letter slamming anti-Israel union motion

40 Jewish studies faculty members at the City University of New York condemn faculty union resolution charging Israel with “apartheid.”Dan Verbin, 22/06/2021 21:02
BDS activist expelled from Israel invited to address the Knesset

BDS activist expelled from Israel invited to address the Knesset

Human Rights Watch regional director Omar Shakir, who was expelled from Israel in 2019 over his support for BDS, poised to address Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 16:47
CUNY faculty union passes 'incredibly one-sided' anti-Israel resolution

CUNY faculty union passes 'incredibly one-sided' anti-Israel resolution

Motion accusing Israel of "massacre" in Gaza and making no mention of Hamas rockets calls for supporting BDS, passes 84-34.Dan Verbin, 15/06/2021 15:03
Galant: Professor who supported BDS won't receive Israel Prize

Galant: Professor who supported BDS won't receive Israel Prize

Education Minister announces that Israel Prize in Computer Science will not be awarded to Professor Oded Goldreich.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/06/2021 23:17
CUNY faculty union to vote on extreme anti-Israel resolution

CUNY faculty union to vote on extreme anti-Israel resolution

Resolution is "unprecedented" in its "viciousness" says history professor.Dan Verbin, 10/06/2021 14:48
Jewish teacher resigns from LA union over pro-BDS motion

Jewish teacher resigns from LA union over pro-BDS motion

Jewish teacher slams union for bringing to motion a vote that "stands by a terrorist organization...that wants to kill every Jew."Dan Verbin, 09/06/2021 14:56
Anti-Israel protesters block Zim cargo ship in Oakland, plan further actions

Anti-Israel protesters block Zim cargo ship in Oakland, plan further actions

Hundreds of anti-Israel protests prevent Israeli cargo ship from unloading in Oakland, California, vow further actions against Israeli shipsSue Fishkoff, JTA, 09/06/2021 07:15
Jewish UK actor Stephen Fry praises essay calling Israel an embarrassment

Jewish UK actor Stephen Fry praises essay calling Israel an embarrassment

Essay compares Israel to "a Jew that embarrasses other Jews."Dan Verbin, Canada, 04/06/2021 19:23
Massachusetts city tones down would-be BDS resolution

Massachusetts city tones down would-be BDS resolution

Cambridge, Mass., adopts a resolution critical of Israel, while a boycott measure falls short.Penny Schwartz, JTA & Arutz7, 28/05/2021 13:19
Federal court strikes down Georgia’s anti-BDS law

Federal court strikes down Georgia’s anti-BDS law

BDS opponents suffer major defeat as lawsuit by left-wing journalist against Gerogia's anti-BDS law wins in federal court.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 26/05/2021 07:01
Actor Mark Ruffalo tweets call for sanctions against Israel

Actor Mark Ruffalo tweets call for sanctions against Israel

Anti-Israel Marvel superhero actor also compares Israel to apartheid-era South Africa.Dan Verbin, 12/05/2021 18:46
BDS – all from the Bible

BDS – all from the Bible

The cursers avoid the ‘Jew’ word; it would be self-destructive. Curse the Zionists all you like but don’t call them Jews. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 04/05/2021 22:18
Biden nominee for Small Biz Admin post serves on board of pro-BDS group

Biden nominee for Small Biz Admin post serves on board of pro-BDS group

Dilawar Syed has served for four years on the board of a pro-BDS advocacy group that spoke out against the Israel Anti-Boycott Act.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 22:45
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