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50 Hollywood Execs to Netflix: Ignore BDS, Keep Fauda Going

"We at Creative Community For Peace (CCFP) want you to know that we stand behind you and Netflix in the face of this blatant attempt at artistic censorship.”

BDS Threatening Netflix Lawsuit over Israeli Thriller ‘Fauda’

The BDS letter mentions that the series’ creators, Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff, are themselves veterans of IDF special forces, and “support the machinery of the occupation, Israeli colonialism and apartheid.”

New Higher Education Code: No Politics, No Calls for Boycott

The code also prohibits discrimination against faculty in hiring and in promotions based on their politics.

Spanish BDS Suing Jewish Group for ‘Intimidation’ over Resisting Boycott

"We were expelled 500 years ago, but that will not happen again. Not under our watch."

A First: Knesset Bans Arab MKs from BDS-Funded Flights

These rules were added following a decision taken two months ago by the House Committee under then chairman MK Yoav Kish (Likud).

Israeli Supreme Court President: BDS Not Entitled to Freedom of Speech

"The imposition of legal sanctions is proportionate when the state is interested in defending itself against a boycott of civilians," the justice said.

Lorde’s Florida Concert May be Cancelled Due to Her Boycott of Israel

Lorde may soon discover that embracing BDS comes with a price tag.

Diplomats from Poland, Turkey Skip Israeli Ceremony to Honor ‘Righteous Gentiles’

"Israel works closely with our partners around the world to defend and reveal the truth about the Holocaust. We expect to do that with every country, including Poland."

Norwegian MP Nominates BDS for Nobel Peace Prize

Moxnes claims that Norway’s asylum policy is far too strict, and argues for removing all obstacles facing asylum seekers.

DOJ Announces Settlement with Z STREET Over Improper IRS Treatment

"It is thrilling to actually wrestle the IRS to the ground and force it to admit that Z STREET was targeted because we support Israel and the right of Jews to live everywhere."

UNHRC Releases Report Without Anti-Israel Blacklist – For Now

Danon: “On the day the UN is marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the UNHRC has chosen to publicize information about the number of companies operating in Israel.”

Danish Opposition Pushing Back FM’s Pro-Israel Decisions

The leftwing parties in the Danish parliament claim that the foreign minister has surrendered to an Israeli dictate.

Irish Senate Mulls Bill Criminalizing Trade With Post-1967 Israeli Communities

If enacted, the law could create a serious dilemma for leading U.S. firms with Irish subsidies who will have to face a choice between violating Irish law or violating the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.

Amnesty UK Kills Event over Featured Speaker Who Opposes BDS

JLC Chair Jonathan Goldstein said in a statement that "it is disgraceful that a Jewish charity is barred from the offices of Amnesty International UK."

Knesset Committee to Ban MKs’ BDS-Funded Trips Abroad

Committee chairman MK Kisch clarified that MKs would not be barred from paying visits to these organizations, but only at their own expense.

Survey Shows BDS Groups Furious at Being Blacklisted

A French organization wrote, “We will not be able to reach the youth organization with which we collaborate in the West Bank. We won’t be able to coordinate projects… This is Israel’s way of silencing us.”

Worst Groups on Israel’s Anti-BDS List

Minister Gilad Erdan: “The boycott organizations need to know that the State of Israel will act against them and not allow them entry to harm our citizens.”

Shaked Suspends Committee Deliberations Over Ariel University Disagreement

Critics warned the measure would detract from the status of Israel’s more established universities and "would turn the entire Israeli academia into an active partner in the 'occupation.'"

Israeli Government Publishes Full Anti-BDS Blacklist

“The boycott organizations need to know that the State of Israel will act against them and not allow them entry to harm our citizens."

Israel’s Anti-BDS Blacklist to be Enforced Beginning in March

Erdan’s ministry will work with the Interior Ministry to block those on the blacklist from entering Israel.

‘Free Ahed Tamimi’ Posters in London Not Authorized & Being Removed

The company said it “removed the posters as soon as we were made aware of them. We deeply regret this incident.”
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Netanyahu Cabinet Approves EU Deal Boycotting Jewish Settlements

"The absurd result of this agreement will be that if the Palestinian Authority submits a project in Hebron or in eastern Jerusalem, it would be approved and funded, while Israel will not be able to do the same."

BDS at Home: 200 Israeli Academics Call to Boycott Ariel University

The letter was signed by academics from 15 different Israeli universities and colleges, with the majority coming from Hebrew University, Tel-Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University.

Tamimi Terrorist Family Claims B’Tselem Arms Them With Cameras & Training

“B’Tselem gives us more than one course on how to deal with that; how to hold the camera, how to behave with the soldiers, how to work with these situations."

Saudis Ban 7 Israelis from World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships

FIDE stands to gain 20% of the total prizes, which may explain why they intend to allow the Saudis to discriminate freely against anyone they care to, as long as the checks are in the mail.

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