BDS


Blowback on BDS Blacklist

Since publishing a list of 20 organizations linked to BDS whose members will be denied entry into Israel, a barrage of criticism has been loosed by the boycotters themselves, rights…

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Israel Takes Offense in Battle Against BDS

Declaring a “switch from defense to offense,” the Ministry of Strategic Affairs on Sunday published a list of 20 international pro-BDS organizations to be banned from the country for their…

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New Jersey Divests From Danish Bank Over BDS

A law recently passed, barring New Jersey from investing in businesses that are involved in boycotts of Israel, has resulted in the state’s divestment from the Danish bank Danske, The…

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60 MEPS: Stop EU Funds and Isolate BDS Movement

In an unprecedented move, 60 Members of the European Parliament have asked High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini to prevent the transfer…

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France Balks at BDS Ban

The French foreign ministry indicated on Tuesday that it would not meekly accept Israel’s decision to deny entry to seven French politicians who support BDS. “We want all French parliamentarians…

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Hurricane-Relief Program Removes Anti-BDS Pledge

A Houston suburb has removed a requirement from a hurricane-repair grant program that homeowners must agree to not boycott Israel as a condition of receiving money. The Galveston County Daily…

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Erdan: Settlement Boycott Equals Israel Boycott

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, responsible for combating boycott efforts against Israel, says he sees no difference between the targeting of Jewish communities in Yehudah and Shomron and the country…

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ACLU Challenges No-BDS Clause in Texas Hurricane Relief

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has called unconstitutional a Houston suburb’s hurricane-repair grant program that says residents cannot boycott Israel as a condition of receiving any money. The ACLU…

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Berlin Mayor Comes Out Against BDS

The mayor of Berlin has pledged to take a tougher stance against the BDS and other anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activities in the city, the Jerusalem Post reported on Wednesday. Mayor…

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Five U.S. Activists Barred Entry Under Anti-BDS Law

Five U.S. Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders were barred from entering Israel under a new law that prohibits entry to Israel by foreign activists who advocate a boycott of the country. Interior…

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MLA Profs Vote to Reject BDS

Professors of languages and literature of the Modern Language Association (MLA) have voted to reject the boycott of Israeli universities. MLA members voted decisively — 1,954 to 885 — in…

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Lancet Reverses Anti-Israel Policy

President Reuven Rivlin was presented on Thursday with a special issue of the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, dedicated to Israel’s healthcare system and medical innovations in the country. The…

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