Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

BDS and Antisemitism: Examining the Ministry of Strategic Affairs Report

In recent days, Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry published a report documenting some 100 examples in which activities of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign qualify as antisemitic, based on the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism,…

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BDS, Antisemitism, and Class

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Contemporary antisemitism has the ability to graft itself onto a variety of causes and movements. But the social and information environment in the US and Europe is strongly conditioned by virtue-signaling among elites and increasingly among portions of…

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BDS Monitor Live – Sep 19, 2019

The fall semester begins with BDS increasingly at the center of American political debates. Following campus trends, political parties have grown more extreme but as the antisemitic nature of BDS is more widely understood, there are signs that limits are…

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BDS controversy snares universities over Federal funding as UN issues unprecedented report linking BDS with antisemitism. Women’s March leaders replaced as British Labour Party and Trade Union Council endorse Israel boycotts.

In September the focus of BDS remained fixed on the connection between academia and the political sphere. Prompted by a complaint over a BDS event, the Department of Education warned Duke University and the University of North Carolina over misuse…

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Behind the Mask: The Antisemitic Nature of BDS Exposed

Hiding behind the mask of advancing Palestinian human and civil rights, the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement, led by the Ramallah-based BDS National Committee, is engaged in an ongoing campaign of delegitimization against Israel, which includes the use of antisemitic…

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