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Posts Tagged: BDS movement

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...

January 1, 2018 12:04 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Debating BDS With Cornel West

This article was originally published by Gatestone Institute.  I recently debated Professor Cornel West of Harvard about the boycott movement against Israel. The topic was resolved:...

December 29, 2017 1:52 pm

Spanish Court Nullifies Pro-BDS Resolution Passed by Local Council in Canary Islands

A Spanish court ruled this week that a pro-boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) resolution passed by the local governing council on the island of Gran...

December 5, 2017 3:55 am

Israeli Prime Ministerial Hopeful Avi Gabbay: We Should Scare Our Enemies, Instead of Letting Them Scare Us

Turmoil is the new status quo in the halls of the Knesset, amid a number of deepening police investigations into corruption allegations against Israeli Prime...

November 27, 2017 12:01 pm

German TV Cancels Roger Waters Concert Over Rocker’s Antisemitism

JNS.org - A German public broadcaster on Saturday cancelled a scheduled concert by former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters following a campaign highlighting the rocker’s antisemitism. The...

November 21, 2017 5:59 pm

Israeli Minister Looks to Disqualify Pro-BDS Groups From National Service Program

JNS.org – Israeli Strategic Affairs and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan on Monday sent a letter to Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, who is in charge of...

November 21, 2017 3:44 pm

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following a performance in Tel Aviv, where he accused the anti-Israel movement of...

November 19, 2017 3:29 pm

Israel’s Economy Minister Thanks US Lawmaker for Pushing Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org – Israeli Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen met with US Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) in Washington, DC, on Nov. 15, and thanked him for...

November 13, 2017 5:44 pm

Israel Bars Entry of Pro-BDS European Officials

JNS.org – Israel said on Monday it will bar the entry of seven European officials due to their efforts to promote boycotts of the Jewish state. The...

November 2, 2017 4:12 pm

Anti-Propaganda Film Targeting Israel Is Itself Propaganda

JNS.org -- A new anti-Israel movie -- “The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States” -- is making the rounds. Released...

October 30, 2017 5:10 pm

European Diplomats Attend Knesset Meeting on Rising Antisemitism, Including on US Campuses

European diplomats attended a discussion at the Israeli parliament on Monday addressing concerns about rising antisemitism worldwide -- including on American college campuses. Envoys from Germany,...

October 30, 2017 11:13 am

Wisconsin Becomes 24th US State to Bar or Condemn Anti-Israel BDS Movement

JNS.org - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker issued an executive order last Friday to ban state agencies from engaging with businesses with ties to the anti-Israel BDS...

October 24, 2017 11:36 am

Maryland Governor Signs Order to Block Boycotts of Israel

JNS.org - Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order on Monday that blocks his state from awarding contracts to companies that support the anti-Israel BDS...


Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...


Europe Readies Riposte to Trump’s ‘America First’ Push in...

European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before...


New Pew Poll Reveals Republican Embrace, Democratic Ambivalence, in America...

Support for Israel among US Republicans is at its highest level in four decades, while Democrats are becoming more indifferent...

Middle East

Egyptian Army Summons Ex-Military Chief Over Presidential Bid

Egyptian ex-military chief of staff Sami Anan was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organizers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to...