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US marketing firm rejects Jewish client over views on Israel

A marketing firm that works with Jewish groups, Big Duck, has nixed a potential client because of its Israel ties.

US marketing firm rejects Jewish client over views on Israel

BDS-supporting Dutch party calls out Holocaust event for 'racism'

Dutch far-left party says it wants to end ‘inherently racist’ Holocaust memorial event.

BDS-supporting Dutch party calls out 'racist' Holocaust event

Belgium to label products from Judea and Samaria

'Decision to label products harms both Israelis and Palestinians,' Israel's Foreign Min. says. Dep. FM Roll cancels meetings with Belgians.

Belgium to label products from Judea and Samaria

Prof. who urged boycott of Israeli university won't receive Israel Prize

Education Min. Yifat Shasha-Biton announces Israel Prize won't go to Prof. Oded Goldreich, who called for a boycott of Ariel University.

Prof. who urged boycott of Israeli university forfeits prize

Jordanian students fume at partnership with Israel

Jordanian students protest, call to boycott Israel, following academic conference on AI held in partnership with Israeli researchers.

Jordanian students fume at partnership with Israel

Criticizing George Soros is not anti-Semitic

It is disingenuous to cast Soros as a defamed Jew. He has spent his life working against Israel’s defense and Jewish survival. Op-ed.

Criticizing George Soros is not anti-Semitic

Israeli bookstores pull books by Israel boycotting writer Sally Rooney

Two of the country's largest shops no longer selling Irish author's books after she refused to let her new novel be translated into Hebrew.

Israeli bookstores pull books by pro-boycott writer Sally Rooney

New York State to divest from Unilever in response to B&J boycott

NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says Unilever decision not to sell ice cream in Judea and Samaria is a violation of 2016 anti-BDS policy.

New York State to divest from Unilever following B&J boycott

Why Ben & Jerry think they aren’t anti-Semites

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were simply pitiful as they tried to justify their progressive and woke policy/ Op-ed.

Why Ben & Jerry think they aren’t anti-Semites

Writer Sally Rooney – anti-Semite of the month

It is necessary to share what came, to me at least, upon reading the news about Sally Rooney. Op-ed.

Writer Sally Rooney – anti-Semite of the month

Driving Jewish Vermonters into Lake Champlain?

Israel is vulnerable to criticism, but the Palestinian Arabs are far worse."Drive Israelis into the sea" is hardly a call for peace.Op-ed.

Driving Jewish Vermonters into Lake Champlain?

Heads up, pro-BDS Jew haters! Don’t take this medicine!

To be consistent, Jew haters must boycott all the medicines and treatments Jews have discovered. Colleges and legislatures take note. Op-ed.

Heads up, pro-BDS Jew haters! Don’t take this medicine!

Burlington BDS resolution dropped amid anti-Semitism concerns

Backer of pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement resolution for Vermont's largest city reverses course, calls BDS 'one-sided'.

Burlington BDS resolution dropped amid anti-Semitism concerns

LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

At September meeting, the largest teachers union in LA will vote on whether to support BDS and call on President Biden to end aid to Israel.

LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

Ben & Jerry's Israel: Boycott is illegal

Ben & Jerry’s Israel: 'Demand of Global Ben & Jerry’s to not distribute products in Palestinian Territories is submission to BDS.'

Ben & Jerry's Israel: Boycott is illegal

Maryland to determine whether Ben & Jerry’s violated state law

'State of Maryland values our decades-long relationship with Israel,' official letter says.

Maryland to determine whether Ben & Jerry’s violated state law

Hempstead becomes first US town to boycott Ben & Jerry's

Town of Hempstead, NY will cut all business ties with both Ben & Jerry's and its parent company, Unilever.

Hempstead, NY becomes first US town to boycott Ben & Jerry's

Online petition to boycott Ben & Jerry’s receives over 3,000 signatures

Petition comes after popular ice cream company caves to BDS movement, announces it will end all sales in Judea and Samaria.

Petition to boycott Ben & Jerry’s receives over 3,000 signatures

Norway's largest pension fund divests from companies tied to Judea & Samaria

Move, which includes excluding major players such as Motorola, called "sheer bias" and tacit acceptance of BDS by human rights lawyer.

Norway pension fund divests from firms tied to Judea & Samariaplayer

CUNY Jewish studies faculty sign letter slamming anti-Israel union motion

40 Jewish studies faculty members at the City University of New York condemn faculty union resolution charging Israel with “apartheid.”

CUNY Jewish faculty sign letter against anti-Israel union motion

UC San Diego Graduate Student Association BDS resolution fails

While some Jewish groups applaud move, others are more cautious, worrying that another BDS resolution is just around the corner.

UC San Diego Graduate Student Association BDS resolution fails

From "Defund the Police" to "Defund Israel"

A racism and oppressor-oppressed narrative on the Israeli-Arab conflict disregards geopolitical realities and the region's history. Op-ed.

From "Defund the Police" to "Defund Israel"

Idaho and West Virginia pass anti-Israel boycott laws

New bills outlawing contracts with BDS bring number of states with anti-BDS laws to 33.

Idaho and West Virginia pass anti-Israel boycott laws

Supreme Court: Pro-BDS professor can't receive Israel Prize this year

Supreme Court grants Education Min. one month to find alternative nominee for Israel Prize, after ruling out pro-BDS professor as candidate.

Supreme Court: Pro-BDS professor can't receive Israel Prize

Andrew Yang got it right on BDS

BDS say they are boycotting only Israelis, not Jews. But they are not boycotting Israeli Arabs, just Israeli Jews. Op-ed

Andrew Yang got it right on BDS

Why Black conservatives in academia have supported Israel for decades

Contrasting Dr. Walter E. Williams with Israel-hater Dr. Lamont Hill is a stark reminder of what so much of academia has become. Opinion.

Why Black conservatives in academia have supported Israel

'The new avenue for attacking Israel'

Spokesman for Israeli Min of Strategic Affairs says anti-Semites around the world creating fake social media accounts to spread lies.

'The new avenue for attacking Israel'player

Former female soldier demands millions from top BDS operative

'Fake anti-Semitic news': Former soldier Rebecca Re'em demands $6 million from senior BDS movement operative after receiving death threats.

Former female soldier demands millions from top BDS operative

Spanish courts strike 2 municipalities’ support for Israel boycotts

Courts in Spain's third-largest city say BDS resolutions are 'incitement to hatred or discrimination.'

Spanish courts strike support for Israel boycotts

BDS Bill excluded from Irish Coalition Government program

UK Lawyers for Israel Chief Executive: "It was very important to win this. If we had lost, other EU countries might well have followed."

BDS Bill excluded from Irish Coalition Government program

European court throws out conviction of BDS activists

European Court of Human Rights cancelled 2015 conviction of 11 BDS activists against the State of Israel.

European court throws out conviction of BDS activists

Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum in Canada will be deported back to Israel

Canada to deport anti-Israel attorney Gilad Paz, who claimed fear of 'political persecution' in Israel.

Canada to deport Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum

Call to boycott Israeli cheese backfires

Anti-Israel professor calls to boycott Trader Joe's for selling Israeli cheese. Instead, customers flock to the store, emptying the shelves.

Call to boycott Israeli cheese backfires

London: Anti-Israel protest turns threatening

London Police forced to stave off BDS activists at Regavim presentation in London.

London: Anti-Israel protest turns threatening

New Arab group says it’s time to stop boycotting Israel

'Arabs are the boycott's first and only victims,' Egyptian-British lawyer says.

New Arab group says it’s time to stop boycotting Israel

EU: Court ruling is not an endorsement of anti-Israel boycott

EU official responds to debate regarding labeling of products and says that the European Commission doesn't support boycott of Israeli

EU: Court ruling is not an endorsement of anti-Israel boycott

Terrorist who murdered Rina Shnerb worked for BDS group

Sammer Arabid, terrorist who murdered Rina Shnerb at Dolev spring, worked for group that promotes boycott of Israel.

Terrorist who murdered Rina Shnerb worked for BDS group

Will Israel revoke residency of BDS founder?

Deputy AG Zilber to decide on rescinding BDS Founder Omar Barghouti’s permanent residency status.

Will Israel revoke residency of BDS founder?

Israeli professor calls Israel 'racist regime'

Israeli professor, artists call to boycott Israeli-sponsored international Berlin festival.

Israeli professor calls Israel 'racist regime'

'Europe's Dark, Full-Blooded Specialty: Labeling Jews'

NY Times ad calls to oppose labeling Judea and Samaria goods."Nations of conscience must stand against anti-Semitic labeling of Jews"

'Europe's Dark, Full-Blooded Specialty: Labeling Jews'