Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

Prof claims she was dismissed for pro-Israel, anti-BDS views

Dr. Melissa Landa, a professor at the University of Maryland for 10 years until her dismissal last June, is preparing to file a lawsuit alleging that she faced discrimination and retaliation for her pro-Israel views. Landa claims that she was…

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Young Germans protest BDS conference

The title of the conference is “Future for Palestine and Israel – Does Germany prolong the occupation?” The youth organization of the German- Israel Friendship Society in Heidelberg protested on Friday against an anti-Israel conference filled with speakers who allegedly…

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Pro-Palestinian demonstrators disrupt Philadelphia Orchestra concert

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators protested an upcoming visit to Israel by the Philadelphia Orchestra by disrupting its farewell performance of “Tosca.” About 60 demonstrators blocked traffic and two of them entered the downtown Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, leading to the…

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Boycott Israel Movement Stunts The Palestinian Economy

A push to “boycott, divest and sanction” (BDS) Israeli companies has limited impact on the credit profile of Israel, yet it directly harms its intended beneficiaries, the Palestinians. The BDS movement, including universities, pension funds and leaders of some Christian…

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