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5 BDS activists prevented from boarding flight to Israel (JTA via TOI)

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  BDS, Israel  /  No Comments

July 25, 2017 Jewish Voice for Peace delegation told Israeli government ordered airline not to let them on board Click here for article

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Nassau county executive attempts to sever stadium contract with Waters, by Cathryn J. Prince (TOI)

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, Israel  /  No Comments

July 24, 2017 Anti-boycott law might spell irony for the vocal pro-BDS singer as legalities of his planned September shows are reviewed click here for article

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UNMASKING BDS: A NEW METHOD TO FIGHT THE MOVEMENT HAS EMERGED, AND IT’S WORKING by Barry Shaw (J. Post)

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  BDS, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 15, 2017 From Radiohead’s adamant refusal to take the heat from anti-Israel advocates to the bestseller “BDS for Idiots,” the fight against the movement is going strong. Click here for full article

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Forget BDS. It’s anti-normalization you should be worrying about. by Sara Weissman (TOI)

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  academia, BDS, Human Rights, International  /  No Comments

July 19, 2017 …the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment campaign against Israel isn’t what Israel conversations on campus are all about these days. Campaigns to pass BDS measures on major campuses are actually in decline, yet somehow they still make up the bulk of Jewish news about students. The truth is, divestment proposals happen perennially, people […]

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WHY RADIOHEAD SHOULD PERFORM IN ISRAEL, WRITES AN ARAB PLAYING WITH THE BAND, by Nasreen Qadri (Newsweek)

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  BDS, Israel, Mid. East news, Pop Culture  /  No Comments

July 18, 2017 Much has been said and written ahead of Radiohead’s concert in Tel Aviv this week. The successful British rock band has been under pressure to cancel its visit to Israel, in another attempt to boycott the only democracy in the Middle East. Among the critics was director Ken Loach, who called on the […]

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ISRAEL-LABELED WEST BANK WINES BANNED FROM ONTARIO SHELVES BYJTA (J. Post)

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  BDS, Canada  /  No Comments

July 13, 2017 The vendors are asked to remove the wine from their shelves and to discontinue importing them. Click here for full article

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Mennonite Church to Divest in Protest of Israeli Policies (AP-Washington Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  BDS, friends/enemies  /  No Comments

July 7, 2017 Mennonite Church to Divest in Protest of Israeli Policies (AP-Washington Post) The Mennonite Church USA votedThursday at a national convention in Orlando to direct managers of the $3 billion Everence church fund to regularly screen holdings to avoid any economic support for Israeli policies in the territories. The Mennonite Church has 75,000 members.

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COLUMN ONE: ISRAEL, AMERICAN JEWRY AND TRUMP’S GOP BYCAROLINE B. GLICK (J. Post)

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  academia, BDS, friends/enemies, International, Judaism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 22, 2017 To understand what can and ought to be done, it is first important to understand the nature of the BDS movement. Click here for article

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t Votes to End Funding of Anti-Semitic NGOs (NGO Monitor via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, friends/enemies, International, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Jun. 14, 2017 Swiss Parliament Votes to End Funding of Anti-Semitic NGOs The Swiss Council of States, the upper house of Parliament, on Tuesday approved legislation passed by the lower house in March that directs the government to “amend the laws, ordinances and regulations” to prevent funding to NGOs “involved in racist, anti-Semitic or hate […]

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Jewish Voice for Peace’s Hidden Agenda, by Rebecca Zagorsky (Algemeiner)

By   /  May 30, 2017  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, Lies & Deceptions, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 29, 2017 When starting a political movement, choosing the right name is perhaps the most important step. We tend to make snap decisions about whether or not to support an organization based on what its name implies. The danger, of course, is that an organization can misrepresent itself with false connotations. Jewish Voice for Peace […]

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