The bill's opponents included Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT).
The vote was 56-44, with Democrats blocking the bill in order to pressure the Trump administration over the current government shutdown.
Leaders of American national Evangelical organizations sent a letter to Airbnb strongly condemning its decision to “discriminate against the State of Israel” by removing...
Amnesty International is facing heavy criticism for its clearly anti-Semitic biases.
Roger Waters and BDS activists failed to pressure the UK band to cancel their visit to Israel.
“HSBC has a banking operation in Tel Aviv and provides banking services to numerous Israeli companies. We have every intention of continuing to do so,”
Some +*protesters can be quite vicious on Twitter, calling those who patronize Manny’s “white supremacist Zionists.”
“We have not gotten any note in this regard from HSBC, so I have to refer you to HSBC to see if there is any factual basis to the report you mention.”
“Fundraising is oxygen to terrorists; we will use every legal way possible to choke off every platform they use to raise funds,” said Shurat HaDin president Nitsana Darshan-Leitner.
"Texas stands with Israel. Period."
"We agreed they would consider my request, and continue the dialogue. We'll continue to work for Samaria and against BDS on all levels."
"We are developing the tools needed to implement our policy and that process includes continuing our dialogue..."
Tourism Minister Yariv Levin called the decision "an important step in the right direction."
The 101 groups strongly commended the chancellors for their understanding of the direct threat the academic boycott poses on US students.
Acting on political grounds, college instructors have recently begun to prevent their students from studying in Israel.
The final tally, which was conducted by a secret ballot, was 35 votes in favor, 14 against and 14 abstentions. The BDS measure was backed by 51 campus groups and 34 faculty members.
The implementation of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) will directly violate the rights of, and harm, students and faculty on US campuses.
The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel urges faculty to shut down study abroad programs in Israel.
Hill said he had just disembarked from a flight from "Palestine" and was "boycotting the Israeli water so I was unable to quench my thirst."
So far, the company has de-listed at least 200 Jewish-owned rental homes in Judea and Samaria.
Airbnb accepts listings from the Palestinian Authority, where Jews are prohibited by law from purchasing land, and the sale of land to a Jew is a capital offence.
"I know that state workers are allowed to use Airbnb for official travel. That is not going to be acceptable with me as governor."
“Airbnb has made a religion- and nationality-based decision about who can list.”
"I ask you to speak out against the Airbnb decision, and take any other relevant step, including measures relating to the commercial relations between the company and your state and state employees."
“The economic warfare waged against our farming communities only increases suffering for all parties involved and does nothing towards creating dialog."