Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.
A statement by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas rejecting a boycott of Israel has infuriated Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) leaders.
“No, we do not support the boycott of Israel,” Abbas told South African reporters last week, The Star reported. “But we ask everyone to boycott the products of the settlements. Because the settlements are in our territories. It is illegal.”
Abbas’s comments conflict “with the Palestinian national consensus that has strongly supported BDS against Israel since 2005,” BDS movement co-founder Omar Barghouti told Electronic Intifada.
Asserting that said Abbas does not speak for Palestinian Authority Arabs, he said, “There is no Palestinian political party, trade union, NGO network or mass organization that does not strongly support BDS. Any Palestinian official who lacks a democratic mandate and any real public support, therefore, cannot claim to speak on behalf of the Palestinian people when it comes to deciding our strategies of resistance to Israel’s regime of occupation, colonization and apartheid.”
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Comments are closed.
Bullet holes in an identifiably Jewish-owned building Friday morning makes this the third such attack on Jews in Paris this week.
Defense Minister Yaalon told Ruth Shapira that the terrorists were caught last night by IDF forces.
The early warning Code Red siren sounded shortly before noon Friday in the area of Netiv Asara and Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, sending residents to bomb shelters. The “rocket” apparently was rifle fire from Gaza. Residents also have reported they have heard sounds of tunnels being built underground.
A Superdeal branch in Jerusalem ran an exhibition called “Special” with music and entertainment while you shop.
An Afikim bus driving past the Maaleh Shomron junction on Road 55 was stoned by Arabs.
Argentina’s president Christina Fernandez has accepted an official Jewish godson for the first time in the country’s history to help counter legend of death to a seventh son. She described in seven tweets her meeting with her new godson, Yair Tawil, a member of a Chabad-Lubavitch family. He was adopted as a godson under a […]
Israel’s deterrence must be waning as some Iron Domes are being redeployed.
They are listed in light-to-moderate condition.
A kosher restaurant is the scene of the second shooting incident at a Jewish site in Paris this week.
Doctors at Sheba Medical Center are currently fighting for Ayala Shapira’s life, who suffered burns to 50% of her body.
“Had the disaster not occurred, I would have never been living here; the tragedy triggered the change in my life…”
Russia is one of Israel’s primary exports market, with produce amounting to 30 percent of all exports.
Scholastic has called the omission of Israel from the map “inadvertent”.
The French police made five new arrests related to the shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels this past May in which four people, including an Israeli couple, were killed in the attack. A spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor’s office, Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre, said that three men and two women were arrested Tuesday in […]
This is the season to pray for rain, but precipitation in the Arava would worsen the disaster by gushing the oil to Eilat.
Nearly 83 percent of Jewish Israeli teenagers encounter online anti-Semitism, and more than 51 percent are targeted due to their nationality, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) In the same poll last year, 69 percent of Israeli teens reported being exposed to Web anti-Semitism, including 36 percent due to nationalistic […]
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/bds-activists-infuriated-by-abbas-rejection-of-boycotts-of-israel/2013/12/15/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: