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Posts Tagged: BDS

October 19, 2016 7:47 am

A Brookings Fellow Gives a ‘Neutral’ Briefing to BDS Leaders

On Sunday, a high-profile Brookings Institution senior fellow participated in a national gathering outside of Washington, DC, for an anti-Israel group -- the US Campaign to End the Occupation -- that...

October 5, 2016 6:20 am

SPME BDS Monitor: Anti-Israel Activists Spring to Life on College Campuses

The 2016 academic year began with BDS activities moving into new areas on campus, Capitol Hill and within the progressive movement -- spreading the rejection of Israel...

October 2, 2016 6:15 am

Final Thoughts on Waging War Against BDS

A few final thoughts as the year – and this series on how to fight the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement using the language...

September 27, 2016 8:29 pm

Airbnb Swiftly Banishes Amsterdam-Based Host for Discriminating Against Israelis

Online vacation rental giant Airbnb acted quickly to ban a vendor after it came to light that she was refusing service to Israeli customers, The Algemeiner learned Tuesday. The...

September 27, 2016 8:56 am

Campus Watchdog Rejects Stanford Prof’s ‘Defamatory’ Accusation That It Denies Free Speech of Anti-Israel Activists

The head of a campus watchdog group railed against a recent "broadside attack" on its activities, calling the accusation that it aims to hamper the free speech of anti-Israel...

September 27, 2016 6:33 am

International NGO Pressures World Soccer Federation to Sanction Israel -- An international non-governmental organization has joined the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement’s efforts to pressure FIFA into sanctioning Israel's soccer association, because it holds matches on...

September 25, 2016 6:18 am

Telling Our Positive Story Against BDS

Anyone involved with organized pro-Israel politics has likely gotten caught up in heated discussions over how to set a narrative and get activists to stick...

September 22, 2016 10:32 am

Tunisian Tennis Federation Lifts Prohibition, Enabling Top Player to Compete Against Israeli

  Tunisia's top tennis player has finally been permitted to compete against an Israeli, after the Tunisian Tennis Federation lifted apparent political restrictions banning its members...

September 21, 2016 6:16 pm

Israeli Minister of Science, Technology, Space: ‘We Are, Should Be Grateful to US for Unprecedented Defense-Aid Package’

“We are and should be grateful to the United States for what amounts to the largest-ever military-aid package in the history of relations between the...

September 21, 2016 5:23 pm

Oberlin Student Senate Condemns Symposium Promoting Self-Respect and Civil Rights for Jews

You can't make this stuff up. Some alumni at Oberlin College are unhappy with the way things are going at their alma mater. Some students at...

September 21, 2016 6:28 am

Some Muslim Nations Are Forging a Real Peace With Israel

The welcoming of a foreign leader on September 7 by local dignitaries in The Hague was a customary political gesture. Benjamin Netanyahu, on a two-day...

September 20, 2016 4:23 pm

Why Is Israel Paying US Jewish Groups to Shy From Fighting BDS?

Imagine if the US government were to earmark millions of dollars for fostering democracy in the developing world, but neglected to require that the NGOs receiving the...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Booed at Charity Dinner for Attacks on Clinton

Well, that got awkward quickly. What began as the expected ribbing of presidential candidates at the white-tie Al Smith Dinner Thursday turned to boos as Donald Trump described Hillary Clinton as...


Israeli Security Services Thwart Major Palestinian Terror Plot - Israeli security officials revealed on Thursday that they had averted a major terrorist attack and arrested those who plotted to carry it out. According to a statement released by the Shin Bet,...

Middle East

Turkey Increases Offensive Against Kurds in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...