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British Citizens Urged to ‘Support Israel, Leave Europe’

A campaign is being waged to urge British citizens to support Israel by voting to leave the European Union this week.

Singaporean Who Defied Boycott on Israel Visits the Holy Land

40 years after breaking the local boycott against Israel and offering to house a makeshift Israeli embassy on his personal property, Singaporean businessman Seow Kee Quek visited the Jewish state for the first time this week.

German TV Cancels Roger Waters Concerts over BDS Activities

Waters is arguably the biggest world celebrity supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.

Divestment Resolution Passes Again at Loyola, Falls at Michigan

The student government at Chicago’s Loyola University passed an Israel divestment resolution for a second time, while a similar resolution was defeated at the...

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.”

J Street Seeking a Seat at the Conference

There is lobbying going on both for and against including J Street in the Conference of Presidents.

Orange Pulling Brand Name from Israel’s Partner Communications

Orange's official explanation is about brand licensing, side-stepping the CEO's anti-Israel political explanation.

Supremes: BDS Leader Stays; Smotrich: We’re Schmatahs Asking to Be Stepped On

"Somehow, these interventions always favor one side only – against the national and Zionist interests of the state," MK Smotrich said.

European Jewish Leader Exposes EU Hypocrisy

"In many other disputes the EU actually supports or profits from an internationally designated occupation."

PMW Report Leads to Germany’s Cancellation of PA Sports Deal

Germany had planned to send sports expert Gert Engels to coach the Palestinian Authority football team over a 2-year period.

UN Ambassador Danny Danon Welcomes Colleagues to Israel, Ancient and New

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon took 14 of his ambassadorial colleagues on a tour of the Western Wall tunnels.
Jewish right-wing activists dressed as Arabs demonstrate against the New Israel Fund (NIF). The signs say "Thank you Naomi Chazan, the New Fundation, Friends from Gaza."

Momentum Grows in Israel to Clip Wings of New Israel Fund

The left-wing NIF non-governmental organization, which is headquartered in New York with offices in various countries, is a main financial backer of the delegitimization campaign against Israel by supporting various local Israeli-based NGOs that are often at odds with the state.

Starbucks-SodaStream Link Would Help Destroy BDS

The Boycott Movement, like the Palestinian Authority, is slowly but surely dissolving itself.

Boston Jewish Republican Sics Cops on IfNotNow Protesters

IfNotNow issued this statement: "…Shabbat shalom to everyone except Tom Mountain..."

UN’s Top Priority for Palestinian Authority: $18M for More Lawfare Against Israel

As past history shows, these campaigns will do nothing to revitalize the “stalled peace process” or the creation of a “peaceful and just Palestinian society.”

Israel to Punish Amnesty International for Boycott Campaign

Kahlon said the ministry would use "any and all means at its disposal. . . against any organization that undermines the State of Israel or IDF soldiers."

Harvard Will Investigate, But Will it Reverse SodaStream Boycott?

Harvard announced it will "look into" its boycott of SodaStream. But will it remove the boycott?

International Law Expert Kontorovich: EU Breaking EU Laws Against Product Labeling

“The problem is not that the European Union fails to live up to its standards in some cases, like that of Morocco,” he argues, “Rather, in these other cases the union explicitly denies the existence of these standards.”

Former US Envoy to Israel Dan Kurtzer Slams Netanyahu for ‘Unprecedented’ Language Against Obama

Former American diplomat Dan Kurtzer scolded Israel's Prime Minister for his response to last week's UNSC resolution.

Govt. Report: Mogherini May Claim She Opposes BDS, But EU Keeps Pumping the Funds

Two of the most prominent Israel-boycott organizations, Al-Haq and Al-Mezan, were awarded a multiyear grant of more than $852 thousand by the EU starting in 2018.

BDS Activist from Amnesty International, Raed Jarrar, Denied Entry to Israel

Jarrar clarified the reason for the rejection by tweeting a call to "Learn more about Amnesty's campaign calling on states to ban Israeli settlement goods."

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.

Justice Minister Seeks Criminal Charges Against Left-Wing Activist Who Claims He Beat Up Unarmed...

"We are a law-abiding army. If this really happened we must investigate the incident and punish the offenders."

Analysis: US Methodist Church Sides with Enemies of Christians, Blacklists Israeli Banks, Companies

At these costs, it probably makes sense for Israel to annex the entire Judea and Samaria already, rather than pay for it in installments…

Orange Apology Tour Arrives in Wrong ‘Occupying’ Country

The French-based telecom company operates in an area of Azerbaijan that the United Nations and US consider occupied territory.

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