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Posts Tagged: BDS

April 18, 2018 12:53 pm

George Washington University Students to Vote on Anti-Israel Divestment, Despite Initial Cancellation

George Washington University students are set to vote on a divestment resolution targeting Israel next week, after a debate on the resolution was unexpectedly cancelled...

April 12, 2018 5:06 pm

40 University of Sydney Academics Pledge to Boycott Israel

Over 40 staff members at the University of Sydney in Australia have vowed to avoid collaborating with Israeli academic institutions and their leaders, in support...

April 11, 2018 4:52 pm

50 New York University Groups Pledge to Boycott Zionist Student Clubs, All Israeli Goods

Fifty student groups at New York University pledged on Monday to boycott Zionist clubs on campus and all goods produced by Israelis, in an expression...

April 9, 2018 5:01 pm

Irish Students, Teachers Endorse Boycott Campaign Against Israelis

The Union of Students in Ireland voted last Thursday to join the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, shortly after the country’s largest...

April 5, 2018 3:39 pm

Pro-Palestinian Students Criticized for Launching Campaign ‘Demonizing Israel’ on Passover, When Jewish Students Are Away From Campus

An anti-Zionist student group at the University of Pennsylvania has come under fire for launching a campaign “falsely demonizing Israel” during the holiday of Passover,...

April 4, 2018 5:02 pm

Oberlin College President Denies School Is Unwelcoming to Jewish Students, Drawing Alumni Protest

The president of Oberlin College in Ohio pushed back against accusations that the school can be unwelcoming for Jewish students, drawing support from campus groups...

April 3, 2018 3:02 pm

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Defeat BDS on Campus - The boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel has been a thorn in the side of Jewish and pro-Israel students on college campuses...

April 3, 2018 9:38 am

Divestment Resolutions Targeting Israel Pass at All Three University of Michigan Campuses

A divestment resolution targeting Israel was adopted by students at the University of Michigan-Flint last Wednesday, shortly before the Jewish holiday of Passover. The resolution, which...

April 1, 2018 2:28 pm

SPME BDS Monitor: Campus Protests, Labour Party and More

March saw a variety of BDS efforts on campus, some timed to coincide with "Apartheid Week" and the Easter-Passover season. At the same time, BDS-inspired...

March 30, 2018 12:29 pm

New Book Exposes Depth of Anti-Israel Hate on American Campuses

About six months after Andrew Pessin posted -- on his Facebook profile -- a defense of Israel during its 2014 war against Hamas, the once...

March 20, 2018 12:54 pm

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 12, 2018 5:02 pm

University of Minnesota Students Narrowly Pass Pro-BDS Referendum That ‘Fuels Discrimination’ Against Jewish Peers

University of Minnesota students have narrowly approved a divestment referendum targeting Israel, which has been condemned for exacerbating divisions on campus, the school elections commission...

March 9, 2018 12:03 pm

Texas A&M University Senate Denounces ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Campaign, Extends Support to Jewish, Israeli Students

Student leaders at Texas A&M University in College Station approved a resolution late Wednesday that condemns boycotts of Israel and commits to welcoming Jewish and...

February 14, 2018 8:58 pm

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...


American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...


The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...


Knox College in Turmoil as Professor Says ‘Jews Act Like Nazis,’...

A professor at Knox College in Illinois has been accused of antisemitism for a history of online posts targeting Jews...


Former Head of IDF Intelligence: This Will Be Israel’s Most Dangerous...

The former chief of Israel Defense Forces intelligence believes the upcoming month of May could be the most dangerous Israel...

Middle East

As US, North Korea Plan to Meet, Iran Warns Against Trump Deals

A US push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a "very dangerous message" that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as US and North Korean leaders prepare...