Latest News on BDS

World Council of Churches Opts Out of BDS Movement

An activist from the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine-Israel gives a tour to a would-be peacemaker attending a Christ at a Christ at the Checkpoint Conference. (Dexter Van Zile photo.) Founded in 1948, the World Council…

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JLens places Illinois company on ‘Do Not Invest’ list due to BDS activity

(photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) The prominent investment organization JLens that focuses on Jewish investments placed the Chicago-based multinational investor company Morningstar on its “Do Not Invest” list because the firm supports the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement. JLens conducted an…

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Will the Boycott-Israel Clique Co-opt the Scientific Community?

Last year, after chemistry professor Mindy Levine was invited to guest-edit a special issue of the journal Molecules, a group dedicated to the academic boycott of Israel briefly persuaded the journal to rescind the offer unless she consented to removing “Israel” from her published…

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Who will defend Jewish students against anti-Semites?

A panel of experts from the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) discuss anti-Semitism in the media, campus and public life. Photo by Kineret Rifkind. Following the U.S. Capitol…

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