Tag archive for ‘BDS Movement’
Daniel Gelman On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Watchdog Report Tracks “BDS Movement” at American Universities

By Daniel Gelman The student movement to urge university divestment from companies doing business with Israel is still active across the U.S., according to Amcha Initiative’s 2018 year-end report. The California-based More...

Martin Danenberg On Monday, December 17th, 2018

Uniting Jews to Fight Anti-Semitism

Covenant of Protection from Prophet Muhammad Commands Muslims to Protect Jews and Christians Until the End of Time Simon Wiesenthal Center and Jeffrey Katzenberg, formerly of Dream Works have united. It takes More...

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 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 More...

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 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 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 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 More...

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