Tag archive for ‘BDS Movement’
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Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

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

  After decades of campaigning to include Israel in the prestigious international Rhodes scholarship program established at Oxford University, the first two Israeli academics have been accepted since the More...

Trondheim Nidarosdom Norway/ Photo Edgar El,   wikipedia
Itamar Eichner On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

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

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 resolution passed at a city council meeting earlier More...

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Consul General Ido Aharoni
Ynet News On Monday, June 6th, 2016

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Anti-BDS Legislation

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 Israel. Governor Cuomo signed legislation stating that More...

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Jewish Business News On Monday, April 25th, 2016

NYU Graduate Student Workers Union Passes BDS Resolution

The Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC) at New York University (NYU) decided last Friday to support the BDS movement against Israel, and requested that the university cut off all relations with Tel Aviv More...

BDS protest in the Netherlands. (Photo Tal Shahar)
Adi Cohen On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Inside the BDS Lions’ Den

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 and lit by an overly white fluorescent light bulb. More...

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Ami Friedman On Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Israeli Promoter and Interior Ministry Battle Over Elton John

    Shuki Weiss announced on Monday, “The Ministry of the Interior required that Elton John sign a declaration of loyalty as a condition of his receiving a work visa.” The international More...

Ilan Halimi and the Persistence of Anti-Semitism - Twitter
JNS On Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Ilan Halimi and the Persistence of Anti-Semitism

 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 the author of a memorable phrase—denounced More...

A Boycott,   Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) protest against Israel in Melbourne,   Australia,   on June 5,   2010. Credit Mohamed Ouda via Wikimedia Commons. (2)
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Florida Becomes 5th State to Pass Anti-BDS Resolution

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 created by Tennessee, legislators in Florida have More...

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