Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

Israel slams Belgian plans to label settler products

Israel condemned plans by Belgium to place consumer labels on West Bank settlement products clarifying that they were not made by the Jewish state. Deputy Foreign Minister Idan Roll, who was in Belgium on Wednesday to improve ties between the two countries, immediately pulled…

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Canada’s largest labor union votes against BDS

B’nai Brith Canada on Friday applauded members of Canada’s largest labor union for voting against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), which represents 700,000 workers from coast to coast, is holding its…

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An anti-Israel ‘apartheid wall’ on display at Columbia University during Apartheid Week in 2017. Photo: Facebook.

Israel on Campus, Post-Truth

In the post-truth world, Hamas apparently no longer exists. Thousands of rockets and incendiary balloons no longer fall on Israeli towns and cities, killing people in their apartments, obliterating vehicles, and setting fields ablaze. According to numerous academic departments here…

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BDS spreads further in K-12 via ‘ethnic’ studies as progressive group boycotts ‘Zionist’ American Jewish organizations. Pro-Israel singer targeted by BDS bots while Irish author boycotts Israel.

Introduction With higher education already saturated BDS activity in October remained focused on “ethnic studies” in K-12 education. Approved in California, “ethnic studies” curriculums that emphasize race and which target Jews and Israel, as ‘white’ ‘oppressors’ are now under consideration…

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