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Posts Tagged: BDS

February 14, 2018 8:58 pm
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Northeastern University Students Overwhelmingly Reject Anti-Israel Divestment Referendum

The student government at Northeastern University (NU) in Massachusetts overwhelmingly voted on Monday against holding a divestment referendum targeting Israel, which was accused of employing biased...

February 14, 2018 9:33 am
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Israel Advocates Defend Arizona’s Anti-BDS Law Following Setback in Kansas

JNS.org - During the last few years, more than 20 US states have targeted the BDS movement with legislation aimed at preventing state entities from doing...

February 12, 2018 2:51 pm
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The Role of Entertainers in BDS: Engine or Caboose?

What role do entertainers play in the cultural boycott campaign against Israel? Is this an artist movement or a grassroots political campaign? And what part...

February 8, 2018 8:51 am
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Legal Summit in Jerusalem Tackles International BDS Efforts

JNS.org - Top legal experts recently gathered in Jerusalem for a three-day summit focused on countering a global delegitimization campaign against Israel. The first-ever Legal Network Initiative was...

February 6, 2018 12:57 pm
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The Disappointed BDS Supporters

A 2014 global survey by the Anti-Defamation League found that there are more than one billion antisemites worldwide. This translates into about 70 antisemites for every Jew. When...

February 5, 2018 3:06 pm
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SPME BDS Monitor: Israel Bans Boycott Groups, More Positive Developments

January was shaped by the Israeli decision to ban high-profile BDS activists from the country -- as well as a series of embarrassing missteps by the...

February 4, 2018 7:12 pm
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The UN Makes the Case for an Anti-BDS Law

JNS.org - If there were any doubt about the need for Congress to pass the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, it was erased this week -- when the United...

January 31, 2018 11:33 am
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Google Partners With Antisemitic Islamists

Why are Google and YouTube sponsoring a day-long symposium featuring a roster of speakers that includes known Islamist antisemites, as well as known militant Islamists who...

January 28, 2018 12:51 pm
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Israel Can’t Deny the Reality That BDS Is in Decline

JNS.org - Recently, I’ve been nursing some concerns about the way the Israeli government is handling its response to the BDS campaign against the Jewish state,...

January 25, 2018 10:51 am
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B Is for Boycott

“He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas.” -- Benjamin Franklin Recently Columbia University’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Columbia/Barnard Jewish...

January 19, 2018 12:29 pm
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The BDS Movement Doesn’t Want Peace, It Wants to Destroy Israel

The anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement pretends to be working toward peace between Israel and the Palestinians, but in reality, many of its...

January 12, 2018 9:34 am
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I Despise BDS — but Israel’s New BDS Ban Is a Big Mistake

JNS.org - The term “blacklist” is one that brings up memories of McCarthysim to most Americans. But those on a new Israeli “blacklist” -- who are...

January 11, 2018 12:19 pm
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Major Jewish Organizations Back Israel’s BDS Entry Ban, Barred Groups Call It ‘Bullying’

JNS.org - Leaders of several major American Jewish organizations have told JNS that they are supporting the Israeli government’s decision to prevent the entry of foreign...

January 11, 2018 10:02 am
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Sanitizing the BDS Movement?

The announcement of 20 pro-boycott organizations that have been blacklisted by Israeli authorities -- and denied entry to the country -- has brought the boycott, divestment and...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

‘Inheriting Genocide’ Unpacks How Holocaust Trauma Spans Generations

JNS.org - Does time -- even an entire generation or multiple generations --actually heal all wounds? The...

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

World

Report: Nigerian Air Force Special Forces Soldiers Receive Counter-Terroris...

A group of 150 Nigerian Air Force special forces soldiers have received counter-terrorism training from a team of Israeli military...

Israel

Israelis Protest Both in Support and Against Deportation of Illegal Migrant...

JNS.org - Israelis took to the streets over the weekend both to support and oppose the ongoing deportation of Eritrean and...

Middle East

Iran Says Damascus Suburbs Assault to Continue as Fighting Rages

Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a UN resolution demanding...

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