BDS News

Norway is funding an anti-Israel research group

Norway’s government is funding a research group with ties to the Palestine Strategy Group (PSG), a group which conducts anti-Israel research, Mako reported. London’s Oxford Research Group (ORG) works with PSG, a group headed by Coordinator Husam Zomlot. One of PSG’s “studies”…

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The App That BDS Fears

Pro-Israel advocates who are fed up with the rhetoric from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement now have a tool they can use to fight BDS: the Act.IL app. The app, a joint project by the Israeli-American Council (IAC),…

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Why Jewish Students Are Horrified By Trump’s Latest Appointment

Kenneth Marcus, President Donald Trump’s nominee for assistant secretary of civil rights in the Education Department, is a controversial character. The founder of the Louis B. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, Marcus came to the attention of student…

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Why MuslimGirl’s Rejection Of Gal Gadot Is A Good Thing

This week, a Muslim blogger turned down a prestigious award – over Gal Gadot. Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, the founder of the popular blog and brand MuslimGirl.com, made international headlines by refusing to accept the Revlon Changemaker Award. As Al-Khatahtbeh wrote in an open…

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I am American, Jewish and banned from Israel for my activism

This month, the Israeli government announced that activists affiliated with 20 organizations, including my organization Codepink, would be banned from entering Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories because of our support for the nonviolent boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian…

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Israel’s Deplorable Boycott Of BDS Supporters Is Just The Beginning

Over the weekend, in a decision redolent of the repressive policies of the old Soviet Union, the Israeli government blacklisted 20 international organizations, officially barring entry to these groups’ officials and activists expressly for their peaceful opposition to the Israeli government’s policies.…

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