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Posts Tagged: BDS movement

October 22, 2017 11:51 am
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UN Is No Longer Home Court of the Palestinians, Israeli Envoy Says

Israel’s situation at the United Nations is slowly improving, the Jewish state’s envoy to the global intergovernmental body said in an interview published by the...

September 25, 2017 11:39 am
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Pro-Israel University of Maryland Professor Dismissed After Complaining of Religious Discrimination Plans Legal Action

A Jewish professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) who was dismissed months after complaining of facing religious discrimination plans to pursue legal action against...

September 11, 2017 3:23 pm
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Israeli Movie ‘Foxtrot’ Wins Second Place Prize at Venice Film Festival

JNS.org - The Israeli film “Foxtrot” won the second-place Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday and drew strong criticism from Israel’s Minister...

September 7, 2017 4:17 pm
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Top US-Based Jewish Human Rights Groups Lauds Berlin Mayor for Condemnation of Anti-Israel BDS Movement

A prominent US-based Jewish human rights group has praised the mayor of Germany’s capital city for the condemnation he issued on Wednesday of the anti-Israel...

August 27, 2017 10:07 am
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Frankfurt Becomes First German City to Outlaw Municipal Funding of BDS

JNS.org - Frankfurt has become the first German city to pass a bill outlawing municipal funding for the anti-Israel BDS movement’s activities. “The BDS movement does not...

August 24, 2017 2:30 pm
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BDS Pressure Prompts Artists to Withdraw From Berlin’s Pop-Kultur Festival

JNS.org - Several artists withdrew from Berlin’s Pop-Kultur festival this week after learning that the Israeli Embassy in Germany contributed 500 euros ($590) in funding...

August 11, 2017 5:01 pm
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Roger Waters: Orders Not to Discuss Israel in US Media ‘Came From Above’

Former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters intimated this week that a pro-Israel conspiracy controls what can be said about the Jewish state in the US...

August 3, 2017 12:58 pm
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Jewish Group Educates on Roger Waters’ BDS Activism Ahead of DC Concerts

JNS.org - Ahead of former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters’s performances in Washington, DC this weekend, the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington has...

July 25, 2017 12:13 pm
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Anti-Israel Activists Prevented in US From Boarding Tel Aviv-Bound Flight

JNS.org - A group of five prominent anti-Israel BDS movement activists were prevented on Monday from boarding a flight from Washington, DC to Israel’s Ben-Gurion International...

July 21, 2017 3:12 pm
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Rabbis Dispute ADL’s Alt-Right List, Issue Own List of the Far-Left

JNS.org – The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) new “hate list” of top alt-right figures “gives a free pass to antisemitism coming from left-wing activists,” a rabbinical group...

July 19, 2017 11:53 am
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Israeli Arab Singer Blasts BDS Demand to Cancel Radiohead’s Tel Aviv Show

JNS.org - Nasreen Qadri, an Israeli Arab singer who was set to perform in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night with the British rock band Radiohead, slammed...

July 17, 2017 4:56 pm
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Ex-R.E.M. Lead Singer Publicly Backs Radiohead’s Decision to Go Ahead With Israel Concert in Face of BDS Pressure

Ex-R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe on Sunday publicly backed the English rock band Radiohead’s plan to go ahead with its upcoming concert in Israel in...

July 12, 2017 5:36 pm
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Pro-Israel Evangelical Christian Leader Urges Boycott of Roger Waters’ Miami Concert

An American evangelical Christian leader is calling for a boycott of ex-Pink Floyd rock star Roger Waters’ Miami concert on Thursday. “Roger Waters is a flagrant...

July 3, 2017 1:04 pm
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North Carolina Becomes Latest State to Pass Measure Opposing BDS Movement

JNS.org - North Carolina became the latest US state whose legislature has passed a measure opposing the anti-Israel BDS movement. A bill titled “Divestment from Companies That...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

In Upcoming Book, Controversial Rutgers Professor Accuses Israel of Sparing...

A professor with a history of supporting terrorism against Israelis is publishing a new book accusing the Jewish state of...

Israel

Israel Condemns ‘Severe Terrorist Attack’ That Killed 16 Egyptian Polic...

JNS.org - Israel condemned on Saturday night a terror attack in Egypt’s Giza province that killed at least 16 Egyptian policemen, in...

Middle East

Senior Hamas Officials Visit Iran on Mission to Improve Relations

JNS.org - A delegation of senior Hamas officials arrived in Iran Friday on a mission to improve ties between the Palestinian terror group and the Islamic Republic. According to Iran’s Tasnim News...

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