Tag archive for ‘boycott Israel’
Shlomi Ella On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Israelis Sue New Zealanders Over Pop Singer Lorde Boycott

  An Israeli legal rights group Shurat HaDin is suing two New Zealanders, Jewish and Palestinian, for allegedly convincing the popular singer Lorde to boycott Israel and cancel her performance in the country. A More...

Ami Friedman On Monday, December 25th, 2017

New Zealand Singer Lorde Backs Out of Israeli Performance

New Zealand singer Lorde caved into pressures exerted on her by fans and members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and has decided Sunday to cancel her upcoming June performance date in Israel, More...

Ben-Dror Yemini On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Swiss Parliament Prohibits Government Funding Anti-Semitism, BDS

  Switzerland’s parliament made an unprecedented decision on Wednesday to prevent the state from “financing any organization which supports racism, anti-Semitism, or the Divestment and Sanctions movement More...

Ofer Petersburg On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Despite BDS, West Bank Industrial Zones Are Booming

Despite BDS calls to boycott goods produced in the West Bank, a recent report has revealed that West Bank goods are more in demand than ever before. At the Shahak industrial park being built in the northern West 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...

Shahar Chai On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

US University Heads Oppose Academic Boycott of Israel

  The chancellors of leading US universities, including MIT, the University of Chicago, and all ten campuses of the University of California, have clarified that they are opposed to any academic boycott, More...

JNS On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

The American Studies Association Is Being Sued for Boycotting Israel. Here’s Why It Matters

  To understand the significance of the newly announced legal challengeagainst the American Studies Association’s academic boycott of Israel, we need to go back around 18 months. It has been that long 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...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Georgia Passes Bill Banning State From Contracting With Entities That Boycott Israel

Georgia has become the sixth state to pass legislation preventing the government from contracting with individuals or businesses that boycott the state of Israel or companies in Israeli-controlled territories. The More...

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