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Posts Tagged: BDS movement

January 22, 2017 8:22 am
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Panelist at Anti-Israel UK University Seminar Applauded for Accusing Jewish Students of Being ‘Propaganda Machine’ Operatives

An academic participating in a seminar on Thursday at a British university accused Jewish students of being operatives of an "Israeli Propaganda Machine," UK blogger...

January 20, 2017 11:29 am
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South Florida Municipal Officials Praise Miami Police for Opening Hate Crime Investigation Into Anti-Israel Vandalism

Six South Florida municipal officials praised the Miami Police Department this week for opening a hate crime investigation into a rash of vandalism perpetrated by...

January 19, 2017 8:28 am
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Campus Watchdogs Laud Fordham University’s Decision to Ban Notoriously Anti-Israel Student Group

Watchdogs lauded the recent decision by a New York academic institution to prevent a notoriously anti-Israel group from organizing on its campus. AMCHA Initiative co-founder Tammi Rossman-Benjamin and others...

January 18, 2017 8:20 am
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Head of Umbrella Group: European Jewish Students Automatically Branded Pro-Israel, Harassed by BDS Activists

By virtue of being Jewish, students across Europe are automatically branded as pro-Israel and harassed by Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists, the head of a...

January 13, 2017 2:03 pm
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British Jewish Newspaper Mocks Al Jazeera for Undercover ‘Sting’ Targeting Israeli Embassy in London

The UK’s Jewish News took aim with sarcasm at Al Jazeera on Thursday in response to the Qatari-owned news channel’s undercover "exposé" of the Israeli...

January 12, 2017 2:08 pm
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Irish University Announces It Has Not Yet Decided to Host Controversial Conference Exploring Elimination of Israel as Jewish State

The Irish university reportedly set to host a conference exploring the elimination of Israel as a Jewish state announced it has not yet decided whether to open its...

January 11, 2017 6:30 pm
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Trump Secretary of State Pick Tillerson Slams Anti-Israel Security Council Resolution, Vows to Make Fight Against BDS a Priority

The anti-settlement resolution approved by the UN Security Council last month was “not helpful” and “undermines” the chances of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks being renewed, Rex...

January 11, 2017 11:15 am
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Michigan Latest US State to Pass Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Michigan has become the latest state to pass legislation aimed at combatting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The bipartisan legislation prohibiting Michigan from contracting with businesses...

January 10, 2017 1:55 pm
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American Historical Association Rejects Anti-Israel Resolutions for Third Time in Two Years

The oldest and largest society of US historians rejected two anti-Israel petitions last week, the blog History News Network reported. At its 131st annual gathering, held in Denver on Jan. 5-8,...

January 10, 2017 8:24 am
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Jewish Academic Uses Nazi Imagery to Attack Peers Successful at Defeating BDS Motion at Modern Language Association Conference

A Jewish academic used Nazi imagery to attack fellow scholars who were successful in preventing a BDS motion from passing at a conference over the weekend,...

January 4, 2017 3:02 pm
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In Aftermath of BDS Resolution at Portland State U, Israel-Advocates ‘Excited to Move On,’ Publicly Celebrate Jewish State

The head of Portland State University's only pro-Israel society told Oregon Jewish Life about being “excited [to] move on," two months after the conclusion of a contentious...

January 3, 2017 8:33 am
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Prominent Scholars Slam Modern Language Association for Entertaining ‘Shameful’ BDS Resolution, Politicizing Academia

Two American scholars called an anti-Israel motion being brought before the upcoming conference of the Modern Language Association (MLA) a "shameful maneuver" that highlights the worrisome politicization of academia. Referring...

January 2, 2017 8:06 am
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American Rock Trio Known for LGBT Activism Performs in Israel, Blasts BDS as Ignorant, Antisemitic

A member of an all-female alternative rock band from New York City bashed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement after her group performed its first concert in...

January 1, 2017 7:32 am
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Israel Advocacy Group Gives ‘Worst BDS Fail of 2016’ Award to Denver U’s Chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine for Using Website Developed in Jewish State

Anti-Israel campus activists earned the dubious distinction of having made this year's greatest blunder where their efforts against the Jewish state were concerned -- by advertising their endeavor on a site created...

Culture

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Netanyahu Invited to Meet Trump Next Month, as New US President Stresses &#...

President Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington in early February during a phone call in...

Israel

New Directive Replaces Controversial ‘Hannibal Protocol’ on Abd...

The Israel Defense Forces has replaced its controversial Hannibal Protocol, a military order that grants troops broad permission to do...

Middle East

Harsh Exchanges on First Day of Syria Talks in Kazakhstan

Syria's government envoy and a rebel leader traded barbs as talks between the Mideast country's warring sides got underway in Kazakhstan on Monday in the first face-to-face meeting between the Damascus government...

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