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

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.Joan Swirsky, 14/09/2021 11:00
Burlington BDS resolution dropped amid anti-Semitism concerns

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'.Asaf Shalev, JTA, 14/09/2021 07:13
LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

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.Dan Verbin, 03/09/2021 17:03
Ben & Jerry's Israel: Boycott is illegal

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 12:56
Maryland to determine whether Ben & Jerry’s violated state law

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

'State of Maryland values our decades-long relationship with Israel,' official letter says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 22:15
Hempstead becomes first US town to boycott Ben & Jerry's

Hempstead 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.Ido Ben Porat, 25/07/2021 20:39
Online petition to boycott Ben & Jerry’s receives over 3,000 signatures

Online 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 17:20
Norway's largest pension fund divests from companies tied to Judea & Samaria

Norway's largest pension fund divests from companies 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.Dan Verbin, 05/07/2021 16:32
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
UC San Diego Graduate Student Association BDS resolution fails

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.Dan Verbin, 10/06/2021 19:59
From "Defund the Police" to "Defund Israel"

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. Ioannis E. Kotoulas, 02/06/2021 08:00
Idaho and West Virginia pass anti-Israel boycott laws

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.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 01/05/2021 22:37
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
Andrew Yang got it right on BDS

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-edDr. R. Medoff & Dr. S. Norwood, 01/02/2021 16:00
Why Black conservatives in academia have supported Israel for decades

Why Black conservatives in academia have supported Israel for decades

Contrasting Dr. Walter E. Williams with Israel-hater Dr. Lamont Hill is a stark reminder of what so much of academia has become. Opinion.Moshe Phillips, 10/12/2020 17:00
'The new avenue for attacking 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.i24NEWS, 28/10/2020 21:33
Former female soldier demands millions from top BDS operative

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.Mordechai Sones, 22/09/2020 19:44
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
BDS Bill excluded from Irish Coalition Government program

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."Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2020 15:43
European court throws out conviction of BDS activists

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 00:16
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
How predictable that Europe would declare a trade war on Israel

How predictable that Europe would declare a trade war on Israel

Trade policy can be a ‘soft’ instrument with the purported purpose of hiding the real motive. Kauft nicht bei Juden – ‘Don’t buy from Jews’ – has become ‘Made in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.’        Steve Apfel, 04/03/2020 15:30
The Newman precedent

The Newman precedent

Jews on US campuses, faculty and students, do not have to take antisemitism lying down. Arutz Sheva is following intellectually honest Prof. Channa Newman's battle, now set to go to court. Here is her letter to the paper that published the story. Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2020 13:03
Jews, time for a change in strategy

Jews, time for a change in strategy

Simply calling out antisemites for who they are just doesn’t do it anymore and writing about it on social media is not enough either. Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 20/01/2020 08:35
History revised is history denied

History revised is history denied

Once upon a time, Jewish progressives embraced their people’s history and were willing to die for its modern political realization. Though they eschewed traditional observance, they typically substituted faith in history for belief in G-d. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 01/01/2020 08:51
Call to boycott Israeli cheese backfires

Call to boycott Israeli cheese backfires

Anti-Israel professor calls to boycott Trader Joe's for selling Israeli cheese. Instead, customers flock to the store, emptying the shelves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2019 13:20
A letter to Romy Ronen, a Columbia student who shed tears for Israel

A letter to Romy Ronen, a Columbia student who shed tears for Israel

Do not cry, plan how to act so as to beat them at their own game. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 09/12/2019 19:54
London: Anti-Israel protest turns threatening

London: Anti-Israel protest turns threatening

London Police forced to stave off BDS activists at Regavim presentation in London.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2019 16:15
New Arab group says it’s time to stop 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.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 23/11/2019 17:43
EU: Court ruling is not an endorsement of anti-Israel boycott

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 IsraeliArutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019 13:31
The BDS Movement's allies among the hypocritical Dutch elite

The BDS Movement's allies among the hypocritical Dutch elite

to Germany, France and the United States, the Dutch authorities do not take any action against BDS organizations. Antisemitism has once again become acceptable in Dutch social and political elite circles.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 30/10/2019 11:34
The truth about BDS

The truth about BDS

If you want to harm Israel, but don't want to label yourself an antisemite, BDS was made for you. David Billet , 28/10/2019 21:42
Observing Labour antisemites in Brighton

Observing Labour antisemites in Brighton

The Labour party's annual conference at the end of September was the best place to see antisemitism in action.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 04/10/2019 01:52
Terrorist who murdered Rina Shnerb worked for BDS group

Terrorist who murdered Rina Shnerb worked for BDS group

Sammer Arabid, terrorist who murdered Rina Shnerb at Dolev spring, worked for group that promotes boycott of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2019 21:24
Will Israel revoke residency of BDS founder?

Will Israel revoke residency of BDS founder?

Deputy AG Zilber to decide on rescinding BDS Founder Omar Barghouti’s permanent residency status.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2019 11:03
Israeli professor calls Israel 'racist regime'

Israeli professor calls Israel 'racist regime'

Israeli professor, artists call to boycott Israeli-sponsored international Berlin festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2019 09:33
'Europe's Dark, Full-Blooded Specialty: Labeling Jews'

'Europe's Dark, Full-Blooded Specialty: Labeling Jews'

NY Times ad calls to oppose labeling Judea and Samaria goods."Nations of conscience must stand against anti-Semitic labeling of Jews"Chana Roberts, 18/08/2019 15:59
Exposed: What Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were planning to do

Exposed: What Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were planning to do

Here’s what Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were going to do on their trip to Israel.Ben Sales, JTA, & A7 Staff, 18/08/2019 15:44
Rashida Tlaib turns down Israel's offer

Rashida Tlaib turns down Israel's offer

US Congresswoman won't visit her grandmother, says Israel's conditions for overturning ban 'would kill a piece of me.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 16:41
'Refusing entry to Tlaib, Omar, will protect Jews in America'

'Refusing entry to Tlaib, Omar, will protect Jews in America'

Jewish organizations respond to Israel's decision to allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit 'Palestinian' grandmother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 16:22
Interior Minister approves Tlaib request to visit grandmother

Interior Minister approves Tlaib request to visit grandmother

Interior Min. Aryeh Deri approves Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's request to visit Israel, meet her elderly 'Palestinian' grandmother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 11:48
How can a Holocaust survivor condemn Trump for being pro-Israel?

How can a Holocaust survivor condemn Trump for being pro-Israel?

Rachel Patron told Trump to "leave us alone" and thinks Israel is strong enough to do without American diplomatic support. Alan Bergstein, 30/07/2019 07:25
Young Israel: Omar's pro-BDS bill is blatant anti-Semitism

Young Israel: Omar's pro-BDS bill is blatant anti-Semitism

NCYI denounces Rep. Ilhan Omar's pro-BDS resolution, demands congressional leadership 'address her disdain for Israel, Jewish community.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2019 14:34
Standing with BDS is standing with terror

Standing with BDS is standing with terror

They claim to fight for social justice, but seem to feel that terror attacks against Jews are part of that goal. Ronn Torossian, 28/06/2019 13:24
What can be done about the Highland Park 'P is for Palestine' fiasco?

What can be done about the Highland Park 'P is for Palestine' fiasco?

Is it possible to somehow mitigate this situation despite the white flag that has been hoisted over Highland Park without the consent of many of its Jewish residents? (Note petition at end of article.) Eric Ruskin, 26/06/2019 06:30
BDS thrives while the US and Israel dither

BDS thrives while the US and Israel dither

Israel's long term surivial does not depend on where the US Embassy is, but on stopping those who coordinate the efforts of BDS. Lee Kaplan, 26/06/2019 06:04
Will this anti-Zionist teach your kids?

Will this anti-Zionist teach your kids?

This Ph.d. candidate even blames Israel for what he calls “the Ferguson (Missouri) Police Department’s violent response to its citizens after the killing of Michael Brown." Moshe Phillips, 19/06/2019 00:15
DC suburb cancels screening of anti-Israel film

DC suburb cancels screening of anti-Israel film

City council 'appreciates' backlash received, postpones screening of Roger Waters film to 'a later date.'Ron Kampeas, JTA, 12/06/2019 11:37
240 Israeli, Jewish academics lobby Germany to drop anti-BDS law

240 Israeli, Jewish academics lobby Germany to drop anti-BDS law

Professors pen letter to German government, urging rejection of recently passed law classifying anti-Israel BDS movement as anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2019 14:48
The Poway killer's church is anti-Israel and pro-BDS

The Poway killer's church is anti-Israel and pro-BDS

Just visit any Presbyterian church vestibule to find anti-Israel literature posted at the front door and BDS promotion. The Poway shooter regularly attended a Presbyterian church. Lee Kaplan, 19/05/2019 12:52
Israel’s Tourism Triumph - luxury hotels beckon

Israel’s Tourism Triumph - luxury hotels beckon

The torch of tourism ignites peace. The greater Israel’s tourism triumph, the more irresistible is the concept of peace with its neighbors because all could gain from working together. Edwin Black, 18/04/2019 13:29
 Israel’s tourism triumphs BDS: The air bridge

Israel’s tourism triumphs BDS: The air bridge

Traditional Jewish-American travelers from Miami to Seattle must now compete with Silicon Valley techies, Chinese students, Indian tourists, East European Christian pilgrims, and diverse businessmen from across the planet. Edwin Black, 02/04/2019 08:27
Trotsky and the anti-Purim BDS

Trotsky and the anti-Purim BDS

Not all Jews in power try to protect their people the way Mordecai and Esther did, and some Jews cause purposeful damage. Ezequiel Doiny, 20/03/2019 22:32
Thirteen million UK citizens have a demonic view of Israel

Thirteen million UK citizens have a demonic view of Israel

A new study shows alarmingly high percentages of Brits who think Israel deliberately trying to wipe out the Palestinian Arabs, among other anti-Semitic tropes.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 19/02/2019 23:59
A fraudulent piece of anti-Semitic legislation.

A fraudulent piece of anti-Semitic legislation.

Why has Ireland decided to punish Israel and not the rejectionist side that refuses to live as peaceful neighbors with Israel? Barry Shaw, 08/02/2019 07:00
You too, Julie Christie?

You too, Julie Christie?

Slandering the Jewish people is what we expect from lesser talents who use anti-Semitism to launch a second career. Hello Roger Waters. Jack Engelhard, 01/02/2019 08:04
Crowdfunding platform bans BDS organizations

Crowdfunding platform bans BDS organizations

DonorBox restricts donations to a host of pro-BDS organizations pending further review.Nitsan Keidar, 21/12/2018 07:53