SPME BDS Monitor

Democrats nominate antisemites as Labour Party antisemitism crisis deepens. New study shows BDS leads to campus antisemitism and ostracism of Jews.

The academic year begins with BDS-linked Labour Party antisemitism crisis deepens as Democrats nominate anti-Israel candidates. The controversy over Labour’s refusal to adopt the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism portends similar battles in US academia and politics.…

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Campus BDS scores successes as intersectionality reaches peak with proposed boycotts of pro-Israel Jews. Antinormalization spreads from BDS as more groups refuse dialogue with Jews and Israelis

April was an extremely active month for BDS thanks to the confluence of Passover, ‘Apartheid Week,’ Israel Independence Day, and Israel’s 70th anniversary. Several BDS resolutions were approved in student governments, while others were proposed, many timed to coincide with…

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BDS-backed legislation in US Congress uses Palestinian ‘children’s rights’ as attack. White supremacy and divestment pushed in campus BDS as details emerge on organized BDS takeovers of academic associations.

The BDS movement advanced nationally in November, with anti-Israel legislation supported by BDS organization introduced in the US Congress. The results of resolutions on campus, however, were mixed, suggesting that persistence and outside help are critical to the progress of…

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