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Posts Tagged: BDS

March 22, 2017 2:27 pm
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Non-Jewish Founder of Israel Society on Ireland Campus Encourages Peers to Join Activist Movement Following Success of First-Ever ‘Peace Week’

The founder of Ireland's only on-campus Zionist student society told The Algemeiner Wednesday that he encourages his peers around the country to "jump into the pro-Israel movement," as his group has been enjoying a positive...

March 22, 2017 10:54 am
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BDS, Martin Luther King Jr. and Existentialism

Whenever Martin Luther King Day rolls around, both pro- and anti-Israel forces skirmish over King’s legacy, borrowing tropes from the civil rights movement and quotes...

March 21, 2017 10:29 am
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Minnesota Public School Rented Out for Event Organized by, Featuring Proponents of Terrorism Against Israel

A Minnesota public high school has been rented out for an upcoming event whose organizers and speakers have expressed support for terrorism against Israel, The Algemeiner has learned. Spring...

March 16, 2017 5:07 pm
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Antisemitic ‘End Jewish Privilege’ Fliers Distributed at Chicago University Rattle Students; School Issues Condemnation

Jewish students at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) were rattled this week by fliers that were distributed on campus reading, "Ending White Privilege...

March 15, 2017 1:01 pm
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BDS Movement Suffers Setbacks in Israel and Around the World

JNS.org - Last week, Israel's Knesset passed landmark legislation attacking the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The new law represents just one of several recent setbacks...

March 15, 2017 12:49 pm
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StandWithUs Hosts Conference to Fight BDS Movement

JNS.org - Long admired in pro-Israel circles for his 2003 book The Case for Israel, former Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz is now targeting the...

March 14, 2017 3:28 pm
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Following ‘Jews Are Rodents’ Facebook Post Celebrating Anti-Israel Event at Ontario University, Administrators Vow to Investigate, Take Action Against Perpetrators

After a message comparing Jews to rodents was posted on Facebook in honor of an anti-Israel event at an Ontario university, administrators vowed this week to investigate and take action...

March 13, 2017 3:56 pm
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Revealed: Head of Catholic St Thomas University’s Student Government Tweeted That Jews Will ‘Get What’s Coming’ to Them

The president of a Minnesota school's undergraduate student government (USG) once tweeted, "yahood [Jews] will get what coming for them [sic]," a covert campus watchdog group...

March 12, 2017 8:00 am
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Jewish Student Umbrella Lauds New Anti-BDS Report Recommending How to Combat ‘One of the Greatest Threats to Academic Freedom’ on Campus

The world's largest Jewish campus organization welcomed a US higher education-reform group's new recommendations for countering boycott and divestment efforts at universities, The Algemeiner has learned. Hillel International president and...

March 10, 2017 6:31 am
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J Street’s Unusual ‘Support’ for Israel

J Street has an unusual way of showing that it "is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans." J Street was formed in 2008 as a...

March 6, 2017 11:32 am
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New Petition Calls On McGill U to Expel Student Leader Who Tweeted ‘Punch a Zionist’

A petition demanding the expulsion of a McGill University student government representative who urged Twitter followers to "punch a Zionist" has garnered nearly 2,000 signatures, The Algemeiner has learned. "We the undersigned...

March 3, 2017 8:45 am
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Jewish Activists at East Carolina U Laud Student Government for Unanimously Passing Resolution Against Antisemitism Amid Surge of Phenomenon Across US Campuses

Jewish activists at East Carolina University (ECU) lauded their peers in the Student Government Association (SGA) for passing a motion Wednesday condemning antisemitism amid a surge...

March 2, 2017 8:30 am
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SPME BDS Monitor: Neo-Nazi and Islamic Antisemitism on the Rise

February was marked by antisemitic incidents both on and off campus, originating from both the far-Right and the far-Left. Neo-Nazi and Islamist antisemitism was evident,...

February 28, 2017 7:44 am
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What American Universities Can Learn From the UK

Yesterday, I wrote about the outrageous decision by students at the University of London to deny Jewish students the right to define what constitutes hatred against their...

Culture

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Israeli Star of Netflix Terrorist Drama to Appear at New York Synagogue

Lior Raz stars as Doron in "Fauda," and is also the creator of the groundbreaking...

Features

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

BDS Movement Suffers Setbacks in Israel and Around the World

JNS.org - Last week, Israel's Knesset passed landmark legislation attacking the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The new law represents just...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: China Should Stay Out of Peacemaking, Focus on ...

While Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a two-state solution “as soon as possible” during his meeting in Beijing this...

Israel

18 Palestinian Terror Suspects Arrested in Connection With Suspicious Whats...

JNS.org - Israeli police arrested 18 Palestinian terror suspects this week in connection with their membership in a suspicious chat group...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Lif...

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life...

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