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Senate Anti BDS Legislation Stops 4 Votes Short of 60

The bill's opponents included Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

Anti-BDS Legislation Nixed by U.S. Senate

The vote was 56-44, with Democrats blocking the bill in order to pressure the Trump administration over the current government shutdown.

Top US Evangelical Leaders Slam Airbnb’s Boycott on Israel

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 on Warpath Against Israel, Jews, in 2019

Amnesty International is facing heavy criticism for its clearly anti-Semitic biases.

British Cover Band ‘Pink Floyd Experience’ Lands in Israel Despite Heavy Pressure From BDS...

Roger Waters and BDS activists failed to pressure the UK band to cancel their visit to Israel.

HSBC Divesting From Elbit Over Cluster Bombs, Not BDS

“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,”

BDS Strikes Again: Zionist Jewish Cafe Owner Harassed in San Francisco

Some +*protesters can be quite vicious on Twitter, calling those who patronize Manny’s “white supremacist Zionists.”

Not So Fast: HSBC Bank May Not Be Boycotting Israel After All

“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.”

US Fundraising Site Donorbox Shuts Down BDS Account

“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.

Airbnb Exec Tours Samaria, Meets Jewish Settler Leaders for Talks

"We agreed they would consider my request, and continue the dialogue. We'll continue to work for Samaria and against BDS on all levels."

BREAKING NEWS: That was Quick! Airbnb Backtracking Already

"We are developing the tools needed to implement our policy and that process includes continuing our dialogue..."

Airbnb Says It Won’t Implement Listing Removal Policy in Jewish Judea and Samaria

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin called the decision "an important step in the right direction."

University of California First to Issue New Academic Boycott Condemnation

The 101 groups strongly commended the chancellors for their understanding of the direct threat the academic boycott poses on US students.

Thousands Call on US Universities to Pledge Against Academic Boycott of Israel

Acting on political grounds, college instructors have recently begun to prevent their students from studying in Israel.

NYU Student Government Passes BDS Resolution

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.

AMCHA Launches Anti-Academic Boycott Education Campaign

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.

75 Groups Demand Pitzer College Condemn Faculty’s Ending Israel Study Abroad Program

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel urges faculty to shut down study abroad programs in Israel.

Watch: CNN’s Marc Lamont Hill Fired After Calling to ‘Free Palestine From River to...

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."

Trump Administration Rejects Airbnb Move to Join Anti-Israel BDS Campaign

So far, the company has de-listed at least 200 Jewish-owned rental homes in Judea and Samaria.

Jewish American Homeowners Take Airbnb to Court Under Fair Housing Act

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.

Airbnb to Face Trouble in Florida, Says Incoming Gov. DeSantis

"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 Faces U.S. Lawsuit Over Its Boycott of Judea, Samaria

“Airbnb has made a religion- and nationality-based decision about who can list.”

Israeli Minister Asking 5 US Governors to Sanction Airbnb

"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."

Israeli Jordan Valley Farmers Take BDS Battle to Frankfurt

“The economic warfare waged against our farming communities only increases suffering for all parties involved and does nothing towards creating dialog."


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