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New Law Will Take War on BDS to Next Level

According to the Boycott Law, a person or group harmed by a boycott may seek compensation from the individual or group that had harmed him.

A Frustrated Peace Now Calls US Anti-BDS Laws an Attack on Free Speech

In the end, APN's fundamental error—common across the dwindling Left everywhere—is in not recognizing the will of the voter when it supports, through democratically elected officials, laws that strongly push back leftist agendas.

Study: Faculty Who Boycott Israel Increase Likelihood of Anti-Semitism

First empirical evidence to explain how faculty promotion of an academic boycott of Israel is unlike other advocacy on campus, poses threat to Jewish students.

Soros Gifts Chai Billion to Giant US Liberal Foundation

"The evidence demonstrates that Open Society funding contributes significantly to anti-Israel campaigns in three important respects."

McGill U. Students Vote Down BDS

The students' board found that BDS motions breach its equity policy, which prohibits discrimination against any student it represents, including on the basis of national origin.

As US Anti-Semitism Flourishes, ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ Calls to Boycott ‘Birthright’ Visits to...

At a time when the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults taking place in the United States is rising dramatically, programs such as Birthright and Nefesh B'Nefesh are crucial to facilitate the immigration of American Jews to Israel as the most obvious remedy

BDS Jordan Celebrates 3 Years of Biting Israeli Hand that Feeds Them

BDS Jordan started in 2014, when 10 Jordanian women came together to “reactivate the boycott weapon.”

Evangelical Leader Calls to Picket Roger Waters’ Nashville Concert

“Roger Waters is a global symbol of Jew Hatred that should not be welcome in Nashville or anywhere else in the United States of America.”

Democratic Socialists of America Endorse BDS, Threatening a Bernie Sanders–DNC coalition

Although it would be wrong to suggest that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) is the leader of the DSA, he received the group's enthusiastic support during the 2016 primaries, and included its honorary chair, vehement anti-Zionist Cornel West in his platform team at the DNC convention.

Evangelical Leader Urging Protest Against Roger Waters’ Miami Concert Thursday

'Roger Waters is an anti-Semite. He should not be allowed to peddle hatred in our backyard without protest.'

Mennonite Church USA Adopts BDS with 98% Vote

'I could not support the resolution two years ago. It was too simplistic,' Mennonite World Conference president Nelson Kraybill said, speaking in support of the motion during comments at the microphones.

Ohio 12th State to Introduce Anti-BDS Resolution

'By working to delegitimize the State of Israel, BDS not only intends to destroy the Jewish homeland, but it also violates Title VI of the US Civil Rights Act as it pertains to Jewish students and protecting their Constitutional rights on campus.'

Anti-Settlements Israeli Singer Complains: BDS Boycotting Me

Couldn't happen to a nicer gal? Goes without saying, except that the irony of her lament is escaping the talented but, alas, humorless Nini.

Pro-Settlement Asians Visit Judea and Samaria

The group included businessmen who expressed their desire to establish partnerships with manufacturers in Judea and Samaria.

120 Years after First Zionist Congress, Anti-BDS Conferences in Basel, Switzerland

The event in Basel was secured by local undercover police officers due to fears that Islamic and BDS activists were planning to disturb the event.

Report: Columbia U ‘Nakba Project’ Sponsored by Israeli NGO, Dutch Government

Of the 32 authors listed on the project’s website, 17 openly support the BDS movement, three are affiliated with BDS organizations and six work for the radical, anti-Israel NGO Adalah.

Report: Anti-Semitism Increased 40%, Genocidal Speech Doubled in 2016

AMCHA Initiative’s 2016 report indicates two main sources are responsible for anti-Semitism on campus.

Federal Judge Advances Lawsuit Challenging Academia Boycotting Israel

Since the filing of the ASA lawsuit, the American Anthropological Association and the Modern Language Association have both backed down from passing boycott measures.

President Rivlin Meets First Israeli Rhodes Scholars

In 2016, the Rhodes Trust announced two new Rhodes Scholarships for Israel, for the first time in the scholarship's 113 year history.

Anti-BDS Bill Passed Unanimously by Texas

The bill was sponsored and advanced by Texas GOP Representative Phil King.

Ohio State Hillel Drops LGBT Group over Ties with Anti-Zionist Jewish NGO

JVP’s strategy is to create a wedge within the American Jewish community, while working toward eliminating US economic, military, and political aid to Israel. JVP also supports BDS.

Introducing Judea and Samaria Small Business Owners Who Fight the BDS

The Lev HaOlam Organization was founded in order to help these producers and small businesses overcome the BDS challenges.

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