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Posts Tagged: BDS movement

April 26, 2017 10:42 am
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BDS Activists, Including Roger Waters, Urge Radiohead to Cancel Upcoming Israel Concert

JNS.org - A group of musicians and anti-Israel BDS movement activists, including former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters and South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, have written...

April 23, 2017 8:03 am
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Texas Becomes Latest State to Pass Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Texas became the latest US state to pass legislation targeting the anti-Israel BDS movement Thursday. The Texas House of Representatives unanimously passed HB89, which prohibits the...

March 25, 2017 1:30 pm
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Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act,...

March 23, 2017 8:29 am
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Watchdog Launches Pictoral Social Media Project to Expose Antisemitic Activity on Campus

A new social media project aims to visually expose anti-Jewish activity on campus, the head of the organization behind the initiative told The Algemeiner. Tammi Rossman-Benjamin,...

March 22, 2017 1:15 pm
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New York Chapter of ‘Students for Justice in Palestine’ Pays Social Media Tribute to ‘Martyrs’ Killed While Carrying Out Terrorist Attacks Against Israelis

An anti-Israel student group took to social media earlier this month to honor “Palestinian martyrs” killed while carrying out terrorist attacks against Israelis. In a Facebook post on...

March 21, 2017 9:59 am
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BDS Movement Founder Omar Barghouti Arrested in Israel for Tax Fraud

JNS.org - The co-founder of the worldwide Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been arrested for tax evasion, Israeli business news outlet Globes reported Monday. Omar Barghouti was...

March 21, 2017 8:55 am
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Alan Dershowitz Joined by Prominent Academics in Railing Against ‘Hypocrisy’ of BDS Intellectual Leader Cornel West for Statement on ‘Truth-Seeking, Freedom of Thought’

The co-signing of a statement calling for “truth-seeking and freedom of thought” by a well-known BDS proponent elicited harsh reactions from academics, who said they...

March 13, 2017 4:59 pm
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British BDS Activist Denied Entry Into Israel

JNS.org - A week after the Knesset passed legislation banning foreign nationals who actively support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement from entering Israel, the...

March 12, 2017 8:20 am
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For Third Time in Two Years, Ohio State Students Reject Anti-Israel Divestment Motion

For the third time in two years, students at Ohio State University (OSU) rejected a motion calling for divestment from companies that engage in business...

March 12, 2017 7:00 am
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BDS Activists Absent From Final ‘Apartheid Week’ Events on South African Campus ‘Due to Strong Pro-Israel Presence,’ Advocacy Group Leader Says

Anti-Israel BDS activists at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa disappeared from campus on Friday -- the last day of Israeli Apartheid...

March 9, 2017 3:05 pm
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PBS Panel Discussion on BDS: University Students Indoctrinated to View Jews, Israelis as ‘Bad,’ Palestinians as ‘Victims’

Identity politics are leading to the indoctrination of university students to view Jews and Israelis as “bad” and Palestinians as “victims," a prominent American social...

March 8, 2017 3:36 pm
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BDS Activists on South African Campus Wave Hezbollah Flag at Pro-Israel Counter-Demonstrators

The Hezbollah flag was prominently displayed by BDS activists during a standoff with pro-Israel students at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa...

March 7, 2017 3:04 pm
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Students at South African University Use Dancing, Hebrew Chanting to Thwart Attack on Arab-Israeli Zionist by BDS Activists

Anti-Israel BDS activists at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa were prevented on Tuesday from attacking an Arab member of an Israeli...

March 7, 2017 9:43 am
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Georgetown U Rejects Proposal to Divest From Companies That ‘Enable, Profit From Violent Israeli Occupation of Palestine’

A Georgetown University advisory board has rejected an anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) proposal issued in October by three student activists, on the grounds that “divestment would...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

World

Jews Murdered in Holocaust Called ‘Cowards’ at London Protest O...

Some 400 demonstrators came out to protest Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev's appearance at a prominent London university on...

Israel

Drone From Syria Enters Israeli Airspace Over Golan Heights, Downed by Patr...

The IDF confirmed on Thursday that Israel fired a Patriot anti-ballistic missile at a target in the Golan Heights, Israel's...

Middle East

Human Rights Group: Israel Bears ‘Ultimate Responsibility’ for ...

Israel should refuse the Palestinian Authority's request to cut off electricity supplies to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on the grounds...

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