Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

BDS Monitor Live – Apr 13, 2021

The 2021 spring semester is concluding with BDS as a full blown political issue not only on campuses but in US state and local elections. At the same time concerted efforts to push back against the IHRA antisemitism definition that…

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Austria police files charges vs. Jewish students for anti-BDS protest

The Austrian Union of Jewish Students on Saturday slammed the Vienna police for a heavy-handed crackdown on 15 Jewish students who protested against an organization that advocates a boycott of Israel. While the Austrian federal interior ministry and the Austrian Jewish community…

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The Ramallah Quakers

It is hardly a surprise that Sa’ed Atshan would be given tenure at Swarthmore College. What is noteworthy is how this came about, something well beyond the normal tenure process in academe. It points to the special place Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions…

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ActBlue Facilitating Donations to Terror-Tied Charity, Legal Group Says

The ActBlue charity platform is facilitating payments to an anti-Israel group tied to multiple terror organizations, potentially violating U.S. anti-terrorism laws, according to a legal group. ActBlue, an online donation portal that primarily services liberal and Democrat-aligned organizations, works with…

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