Tag archive for ‘Boycott Divest Sanctions (BDS)’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Roger Waters urges artists to boycott Eurovision in Israel

The former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters is one of the most vocal advocates for the cultural boycott of Israel, over the controversial occupied Palestinian territories. On Monday the 75-year-old legend took More...

Shai Genish On Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Jewish Americans sue Airbnb over West Bank listing ban

A group of 18 Jewish plaintiffs most dual Israeli-Americans sued Airbnb, founded by Jewish, in US federal court in Delaware, over its intention to remove 200 homes in settlements in the disputed West Bank occupied More...

Ilan Shavit On Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Beverly Hills urges boycott of Airbnb over settlement listings removal

The city council of Beverly Hills in California has voted unanimously last week for a resolution condemning the home rental giant Airbnb’s decision to remove listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, November 19th, 2018

Airbnb to Remove listings in West Bank settlements off website

  Airbnb, the short-term apartment rental giant, surrendered to the boycott movement and announced on Monday that it has decided to remove “Listings in Disputed Regions” For us, the question More...

Ynet News On Friday, October 19th, 2018

Supreme Court: US student Lara Alqasem in BDS case allowed to stay in Israel

A US student who has initially barred entry into Israel under a law against foreign pro-Palestinian activists who call for boycotts of Israel will be allowed to stay in the country, the Supreme Court ruled on More...

Multi Channel On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Lana Del Rey to perform in Israel despite BDS pressure

Singer Lana Del Rey, who following her announcement that she will perform at a festival in Israel in September has received widespread criticism from pro-Palestinian groups, issued a response saying her performance More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, August 20th, 2018

PepsiCo buys Israel’s SodaStream for Whopping $3.2 billion

American Beverage and snack giant PepsiCo said on Monday it plans to acquire Israeli at-home carbonated drink-maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion. The company agreed to pay $144 per share in cash for SodaStream’s More...

Yael Ella On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Jewish American peace and social justice movement activist denied entry into Israel

A Jewish-American citizen prevented the entry into Israel on Sunday night over her ties to the Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment (BDS) movement. The Population and Immigration Authority denied Ariel Elyse More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Bank of Ireland shuts down anti-Israel BDS movement’s accounts

  The Bank of Ireland, the nation’s oldest financial institution, shut down the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement’s account in Ireland and Northern Ireland, following More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Pro-Israel Installation at Columbia U Featuring 12-Foot Pinocchio Forced Down by Pro-BDS Student Government

Israeli Apartheid Week (February 29 – March 4) has divided the Columbia University Campus, but some students feel the pro-Israel side has been struggling against a campaign to deny their right to free More...

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