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

  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 of international companies doing business More...

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

The Wrong Way to Oppose BDS

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 way to oppose BDS involves engaging progressives More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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