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Posts Tagged: BDS

January 20, 2017 6:32 am
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San Diego Student Says Her View of Israel as ‘Akin to Apartheid’ Completely Changed After Visiting Jewish State

A California student who previously believed Israel was “akin to an apartheid state” had a complete about-face after visiting the country, San Diego State University’s independent student...

January 20, 2017 6:31 am
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BDS and the New ‘Anti-Normalization’

In early December, Professors Cary Nelson and David Greenberg wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post about the “anti-normalization” tactic that has been widely adopted by proponents of the...

January 16, 2017 9:22 am
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Who’s Really Behind the Academic Boycott Against Israel?

One of the main challenges to hopes for peace in the Middle East is the campaign to boycott and isolate Israel, the only true democracy...

January 12, 2017 2:36 pm
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South African Opposition Leader Defies Call for Boycott, Visits Israel

JNS.org -- South Africa’s opposition leader traveled to Israel, meeting with top officials, just days after South African President Jacob Zuma called on his countrymen to boycott the...

January 9, 2017 11:34 am
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Former Commander of UK Forces in Afghanistan Says Anti-Israeli Settlement UN Resolution ‘Incites Palestinian Violence, Encourages BDS, Antisemitism’

The former commander of Britain’s forces in Afghanistan blasted the anti-Israeli settlement Resolution 2334, passed last month by the UN Security Council, on the grounds that...

January 4, 2017 6:05 am
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SPME BDS Monitor: Repercussions of the Obama Abstention at the UN Security Council

2016 was a bad year for BDS, with setbacks at universities and the state level. But the Obama administration’s unexpected decision to abstain from a United...

January 4, 2017 5:57 am
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It’s Time to Bless US-Israel Academic Cooperation

A recent study by the Israel on Campus Coalition documented the robust and growing collaboration between Israeli and American researchers, particularly in the sciences. This was...

January 3, 2017 3:26 pm
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Fighting BDS by Striking the First Blow

By the end of 2016, the United Nations will have adopted 20 resolutions against the state of Israel and four resolutions against all other countries combined. Since 2012,...

December 21, 2016 7:15 am
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The Good News You Don’t Hear From Campus

The first semester of 2016-17 has been another phenomenal one for Jewish students across the country. While fear-mongers have been scaring parents with exaggerated claims about how...

December 19, 2016 7:06 am
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Wielding the Holocaust Stick

JNS.org - In late November, radical protesters in London attacked a Jewish communal building. As they wrestled with police at the gates, they screamed abuse about...

December 18, 2016 1:39 pm
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Global Charity Oxfam Chief Admits Clash With Movie Star Scarlett Johansson Over Israeli Company SodaStream Endorsement Backfired, Cost Organization Thousands of Donors

The head of an international confederation of charities announced on Wednesday that his organization’s clash with celebrity ambassador Scarlett Johansson over her endorsement of the...

December 16, 2016 9:36 am
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American Pro-Israel Group to Participate in Annual Global Initiative to Buy Israeli Goods for Charity and Fight BDS

JNS.org -- An annual global initiative calling on the public to buy Israeli goods and donate them to local charities during the holiday season will soon be...

December 12, 2016 7:04 am
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White House ‘Champion’ Blasts Muslims Who Work With Jews

Palestinian activist Linda Sarsour took to Twitter last month with a quick, venting post: "You know what I can't stand? Bitter people. That's all." Sarsour spoke at the...

December 11, 2016 7:10 am
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Why Christians and Jews Must Come Together to Battle Rising Antisemitism

Christianity and Judaism are different branches on the same family tree. Built on the teachings of Jesus Christ - a Jew living in the land...

Culture

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

President Donald Trump Promises ‘Robust’ First 100 Days

The moment Donald Trump swears the oath of office and lifts his hand from the Bible as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, the clock begins on his...

Israel

Netanyahu Congratulates President Trump on Inauguration; Says He Looks Forw...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a congratulatory message to new US President Donald Trump as he took office on...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain...

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