Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

BDS spreads through community organizations and K-12

Mainstreaming antisemitism through BDS and antizionism progressed in June as academics defended attacking Israel. Pushing back against anti-Israel bias has serious costs but the impunity of higher education has been breached by legal counteractions. The defenses of BDS and racialized…

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BDS Is Anti-Semitic, British Foreign Secretary Says

As The Daily Wire reported last week, the national parliament of Germany recently decided to formally condemn the “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” movement (BDS) against the state of Israel as anti-Semitic — thus taking a stronger stance against anti-Semitism in the year…

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EXCLUSIVE: British Jews in fear after pro-Palestine group supported by Corbyn forces Jewish shops to close with ‘campaign of intimidation’

Pro-Palestine activists have been conducting a ‘campaign of intimidation’ against Jewish shops that sell products from Israel for years The Palestine Solidarity Campaign, which is supported by Corbyn, has forced two Jewish businesses to close and activists have threatened others…

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30 Financial Accounts Associated with BDS-Promoting NGOs Shut Down

Strategic Affairs Minister briefs the media on February 3 about the terror connections with BDS organizations. (photo credit: MINISTRY OF STRATEGIC AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC DIPLOMACY) Thirty financial accounts associated with BDS-promoting nonprofits with ties to terrorism or terror operatives have…

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Irish Eurovision contestant threatened for performing in Israel

Eurovision 2019 in Israel / Arutz Sheva Ireland’s contestant in the Eurovision song contest said she received terrifying threats and abusive messages after performing in Israel. Sarah McTernan, 25, told the Irish Sun over the weekend that “I got hundreds of threats . . . It…

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Cary Nelson Makes the Progressive Case Against BDS

A pro-BDS demonstration. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. For academics who support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Cary Nelson’s recently published book — Israel Denial: Anti-Zionism, Anti-Semitism, & the Faculty Campaign Against the Jewish State — is very bad news. The book completely discredits…

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Broad Spectrum of German Political Student Groups Reject BDS Campaign

Vienna students fight antisemitism. (photo credit: TIMO MULLER) University student groups affiliated with major German political parties passed an anti-BDS resolution at the first German-Israel student conference on Sunday, held in Frankfurt. “An alliance across the political spectrum sending a…

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