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Posts Tagged: BDS movement

April 23, 2018 3:04 pm

How Not to Beat BDS

JNS.org – The BDS movement hasn’t won many victories in the United States in recent years, but Israel’s opponents had to be thrilled when they...

April 20, 2018 2:53 pm

‘Definition of Insanity’: Israel Loses at George Washington University

JNS.org – I was contacted last year by Jewish students from George Washington University who were preparing to defend Israel against a boycott, divestment and...

April 4, 2018 12:57 pm

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Condemn BDS Threats to Sue Netflix Over Israeli Series ‘Fauda’

Fifty-six high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter to Netflix on Tuesday denouncing threats by boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) activists to pursue legal...

March 21, 2018 2:38 pm

A Deceptively Skewed Vision of Hate

JNS.org – Are American Jews shy about standing up against antisemitism? That’s the conceit of an astonishing “analysis” of the issue that appeared in The New York Times on Sunday....

March 20, 2018 12:54 pm

Mindless Antisemitism at Syracuse University

Last month, I was passing through the lobby of my dorm when a jarring poster, prominently placed on the wall, stopped me in my tracks. Emblazoned...

March 14, 2018 2:01 pm

In First, Israeli Lawmakers Barred From Traveling on BDS Groups’ Dime

JNS.org - The Knesset Ethics Committee has for the first time barred Knesset members from accepting money from groups affiliated with the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement,...

March 14, 2018 1:12 pm

Will Lorde’s Concert in Florida Be Canceled After She Boycotted Israel?

JNS.org - Florida State Representative Randy Fine called for the cancellation of Lorde’s upcoming concert in Florida, following the cancellation of her appearance in Israel...

March 7, 2018 8:54 am

At AIPAC, 400 Attend Event in Support of Judea and Samaria

JNS.org - An event in support of Judea and Samaria organized in parallel to the 2018 AIPAC Conference reached maximum capacity on Monday night, turning away...

March 2, 2018 2:54 pm

Jewish Group Outraged by BDS Founder’s Address to EU Parliament

JNS.org - The American Jewish Committee condemned the European Parliament on Wednesday for hosting Omar Barghouti, the founder of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)...

February 16, 2018 5:31 pm

Israel Boycotters Face ‘Massive Setback’ at NDP Convention, But Concerns Persist

Canada’s third-largest political party will not be voting on a resolution that has been criticized for sanctioning economic warfare against Israel at its national convention...

February 9, 2018 5:38 pm

Florida Lawmaker Demands Local Venues Cancel Lorde Concerts Over Her Support for BDS Movement

A Florida lawmaker is demanding that venues in Miami and Tampa cancel upcoming concerts by New Zealand pop star Lorde, who called off a show in Israel to...

February 6, 2018 12:57 pm

The Disappointed BDS Supporters

A 2014 global survey by the Anti-Defamation League found that there are more than one billion antisemites worldwide. This translates into about 70 antisemites for every Jew. When...

January 22, 2018 12:56 pm

Amnesty International Withdraws From Event With UK Jewish Community, Citing Support for BDS

JNS.org - Amnesty International sparked outrage among the UK Jewish community after citing support for the anti-Israel BDS movement in its withdrawal from an event it had...

January 12, 2018 2:39 pm

The Anti-BDS Effort: Targeting the Symptoms, Not the Sickness

"The Palestinian narrative claims that the Jews of Israel are colonialist interlopers who stole the land from the Palestinians, its rightful owners. The narrative makes...


American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...


Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...


UN, EU Call for Return to Syria Peace Talks

The European Union and the United Nations on Tuesday called for swift political talks to end the long war in Syria, saying the latest territorial gains by Damascus and its...


Female Border Police Officer Shot by Palestinians During Demolition of Terr...

JNS.org - Palestinians opened fire on Israeli security forces on Tuesday when law enforcement entered Jenin to demolish the home...

Middle East

Local Tensions Flare Up Before Lebanese Election

Incidents of political violence including an assault on one candidate and an attack on the office of another are casting a shadow over Lebanon's first general election in nine years. The...