Tag archive for ‘BDS Movement’
Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

UN Blacklist of Companies Doing Business in Settlements to Be Released by Year’s End

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein from Jordan, plans to publish by the end of the year a blacklist More...

Jeremy Ben-Ami On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The Wrong Way to Oppose BDS

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email At J Street, we’ve long opposed the Global BDS Movement. However, we also have strongly advocated that there’s a right way and a wrong way to do it. The right More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Oxford University Awards First Israeli Rhodes Scholars Despite BDS Call for Boycott

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   After decades of campaigning to include Israel in the prestigious international Rhodes scholarship program established at Oxford University, the first More...

Itamar Eichner On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Norway’s 3rd Largest City Votes to Boycott Settlement Products

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email Trondheim, the third most populous city in Norway, has decided to boycott Israeli goods and services that originate in Jewish settlements in the West Bank. A More...

Ynet News On Monday, June 6th, 2016

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Anti-BDS Legislation

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that his state is taking significant steps against the BDS movement, which calls for a boycott against the State of More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, April 25th, 2016

NYU Graduate Student Workers Union Passes BDS Resolution

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC) at New York University (NYU) decided last Friday to support the BDS movement against Israel, and requested that More...

Adi Cohen On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Inside the BDS Lions’ Den

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email I sat for a full hour, tapping my foot restlessly.I was in a small East London room that serves as the offices of the Friends of Al-Aqsa. It was relatively empty More...

Ami Friedman On Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Israeli Promoter and Interior Ministry Battle Over Elton John

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email     Shuki Weiss announced on Monday, “The Ministry of the Interior required that Elton John sign a declaration of loyalty as a condition of his More...

JNS On Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Ilan Halimi and the Persistence of Anti-Semitism

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email  In his preface to a recent publication from Fathom, a British magazine covering the Middle East, British lawyer and anti-Semitism expert Anthony Julius—always More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Florida Becomes 5th State to Pass Anti-BDS Resolution

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email Florida became the fifth state in the nation to introduce a landmark resolution to confront the anti-Semitic BDS movement.  Building on the nationwide momentum More...

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