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Posts Tagged: BDS movement

June 14, 2018 2:38 pm
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German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert by the Scottish band Young Fathers due to the group's support for the...

June 13, 2018 10:11 am
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Spanish City Cancels Israeli Concert in Latest Boycott Move

JNS.org - The city of Oviedo, the capital of Spain’s Asturias region, has purportedly canceled an upcoming concert by Israel’s NK Orchestra and a ballet performance. The...

June 12, 2018 10:07 am
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1,500-Plus South African Jews and Christians Learn to Counter the BDS Movement

JNS.org - More than 1,500 Jews and Christians attended four pro-Israel events throughout South Africa focused on strengthening the local pro-Israel community, and countering BDS and...

June 10, 2018 10:39 am
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Pro-Israel Group Explores Legal Action After Valencia Declares Itself ‘Free of Israeli Apartheid’

JNS.org - ACOM, a pro-Israel Spanish group, is exploring legal action against the city council of Valencia, Spain’s third-largest city, after it passed a pro-BDS...

May 28, 2018 3:31 pm
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Minister Calls on EU Foreign Policy Chief to Halt BDS Funding

JNS.org – Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan has called on the European Union to end its “hypocrisy” and stop funding organizations that support the boycott of...

May 25, 2018 8:32 am
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Israel Calls on EU to Stop Funding Pro-BDS Groups

Israel accused European Union institutions on Friday of funding non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that promote "anti-Israel boycotts" and called for the support to end. Issuing a 40-page study, Israel's Ministry...

April 23, 2018 3:04 pm
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How Not to Beat BDS

JNS.org – The BDS movement hasn’t won many victories in the United States in recent years, but Israel’s opponents had to be thrilled when they...

April 20, 2018 2:53 pm
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‘Definition of Insanity’: Israel Loses at George Washington University

JNS.org – I was contacted last year by Jewish students from George Washington University who were preparing to defend Israel against a boycott, divestment and...

April 4, 2018 12:57 pm
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Top Entertainment Industry Execs Condemn BDS Threats to Sue Netflix Over Israeli Series ‘Fauda’

Fifty-six high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter to Netflix on Tuesday denouncing threats by boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) activists to pursue legal...

March 21, 2018 2:38 pm
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A Deceptively Skewed Vision of Hate

JNS.org – Are American Jews shy about standing up against antisemitism? That’s the conceit of an astonishing “analysis” of the issue that appeared in The New York Times on Sunday....

March 20, 2018 12:54 pm
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Mindless Antisemitism at Syracuse University

Last month, I was passing through the lobby of my dorm when a jarring poster, prominently placed on the wall, stopped me in my tracks. Emblazoned...

March 14, 2018 2:01 pm
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In First, Israeli Lawmakers Barred From Traveling on BDS Groups’ Dime

JNS.org - The Knesset Ethics Committee has for the first time barred Knesset members from accepting money from groups affiliated with the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement,...

March 14, 2018 1:12 pm
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Will Lorde’s Concert in Florida Be Canceled After She Boycotted Israel?

JNS.org - Florida State Representative Randy Fine called for the cancellation of Lorde’s upcoming concert in Florida, following the cancellation of her appearance in Israel...

March 7, 2018 8:54 am
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At AIPAC, 400 Attend Event in Support of Judea and Samaria

JNS.org - An event in support of Judea and Samaria organized in parallel to the 2018 AIPAC Conference reached maximum capacity on Monday night, turning away...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

‘A Body Unworthy of the Name:’ Haley and Pompeo Confirm US Depa...

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN,  denounced the global organization's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as a "hypocritical body...

Israel

‘A Body Unworthy of the Name:’ Haley and Pompeo Confirm US Depa...

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN,  denounced the global organization's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as a "hypocritical body...

Middle East

Saudi-Led Coalition Captures Large Areas of Yemen’s Hodeidah Airport

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the...

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