Latest News on BDS

BDS’s Latest Tool: Anti-Cop Sentiment

The anti-Israel movement is capitalizing on anti-police sentiment to expand its boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign against the state of Israel. Activists—including university professors—are arguing that the “anti-Black” sentiments in the American policing system stem from lessons learned in police…

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Time Magazine Tries to BS Americans About BDS

On December 4, 2020, Time Magazine published an article titled “Here’s What You Need to Know About BDS” (the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel). This title would lead most readers to conclude the magazine was simply publishing an…

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Norway Refuses to Boycott Travel Firm on UN ‘Blacklist’

Oslo, Norway. Photo: Wiki Commons. JNS.org – The Norwegian government has decided to ignore the United Nations “blacklist” of companies operating in Israeli settlements and allow a tourism company that appears on the list to provide services to government and other…

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U of T Scarborough students reaffirm support for BDS

After several failed attempts, the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Students Union (SCSU) officially voted to reaffirm its support for the antisemitic BDS movement at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday. Hasbara Fellowships Canada is calling on both the university and student…

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BDS supporters threatened to kill Jews as they protested outside of an Israeli expo in South Africa. Photo: Mohamed Ouda via Wikimedia Commons.

US government slams German MPs for role in antisemitic BDS movement

The Jerusalem Post can report the first US government criticism of three German MPs who are involved in Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions activities targeting Israel, and are on the advisory board of a group urging the destruction of Israel. David Peyman, the…

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New details on the UN BDS blacklist

In a March 2020 interview posted on a fringe website, BDS activist Shir Hever revealed new details about the creation and operation of the United Nations’ BDS blacklist. (For information on the list, known in U.N. parlance as “database,” see NGO…

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Germany’s lessons for BDS

Three incidents in three different countries during the last week graphically illustrated the ease with which anti-Zionism can serve as a vehicle for anti-Semitism. In the Austrian city of Graz, the president of the Jewish community, Elie Rosen, was assaulted by…

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