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Posts Tagged: BDS movement

June 11, 2017 5:31 pm
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Debating the Morality of the BDS Cult

If the Jewish people ever needed an icon for their sworn enemies -- a litmus test that distinguishes those who oppose the core of Israel’s existence from...

June 8, 2017 3:07 pm
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Rock Siren Courtney Love Blasts ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Over Fundraising Campaign

The outspoken Palestinian-American BDS activist Linda Sarsour has attracted the ire of rock singer and actress Courtney Love in a furious Twitter exchange. Love -- the...

June 5, 2017 9:07 am
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Israeli Government Launches Campaign to Fight BDS Online

JNS.org - Ethiopian-born former Miss Israel beauty pageant winner Yityish “Titi” Aynaw and actress Ariel Mortman, star of the popular youth TV series “The Greenhouse,”...

June 2, 2017 3:47 pm
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SPME BDS Monitor: School Year Ends With Defeats for Boycott Movement, But There Are Challenges Ahead

The spring semester ended with several BDS resolutions being defeated in student governments, usually after many hours of debate. The ability of defeat BDS resolutions...

June 2, 2017 3:23 pm
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Radiohead Singer: Pressure by BDS Supporters to Cancel Israel Concert Is ‘Extremely Upsetting, Disrespectful and Offensive’

The amount of harassment Radiohead has received from BDS supporters about its upcoming concert in Israel is "extremely upsetting," the rock band's lead singer said...

May 9, 2017 11:24 am
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Charismatic Islamist Seeks to Shake Up Belgian Politics

He's been called "a pimp for the Prophet," and the "Arab Malcolm X." He has celebrated the 9/11 attacks, been banned from entering the United Kingdom, and rejects Israel's legitimacy. He is...

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 bassist 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...

Features

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

‘Love of Christians’ Touted as Strategic Asset for Israel at Major Policy Conference

JNS.org - The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was highlighted...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction...

World

As Austrian Capital Readies for ‘Al-Quds Day’ March, Anti-Fasci...

As pro-Iranian and Hezbollah demonstrators prepare for the annual "Al-Quds Day" march in Vienna on Saturday, anti-fascist activists in the...

Israel

Israeli Official Denies Report Deal Was Reached With US to Freeze Settlemen...

An Israeli government official denied on Friday a report that an agreement had been reached with the Trump administration to refrain...

Middle East

Iranian Envoy May be Chosen as UNESCO Leader

JNS.org - The United Nations cultural body UNESCO, which has passed several anti-Israel resolutions during the last year, is likely to elect Iran’s permanent delegate to UNESCO as the agency’s new...

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