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BDS rejected by Modern Language Association

01/09/2017 5:12 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

A Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution calling for an academic boycott against Israel was rejected Saturday by the Delegate Assembly of the Modern Language Association.

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American celebrities invited to Israel by Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan to counter BDS

01/04/2017 4:28 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

  Israel is adopting a new strategy to combat the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement: recruiting minor American celebrities to promote a positive image of

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John Berger, world famous writer and BDS pioneer, dies at 90

01/02/2017 4:28 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

John Berger died today, January 2nd, at the age of 90. A novelist and Marxist critic, he is most famous for “Ways of Seeing,” an essay on

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German bank shuts down account of pro-Palestinian group due to BDS support

12/13/2016 5:43 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  The German bank account of Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East, a group supporting the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement,

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Cuomo’s anti-BDS less meaningful than perplexing

12/09/2016 12:20 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  On Monday, we reported on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office releasing a list of companies the state was vowing not to do business with for their

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Ben Gurion Airport won’t let BDS activists enter Israel

12/07/2016 12:20 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  (JNS)Israel refused entry to an activist with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement Monday, the first such case since the Israeli government introduced a

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NYS releases list of boycotted BDS companies

12/05/2016 1:59 PM Updated: 1 month ago

By Executive Order 157, signed earlier this year by Governor Andrew Cuomo, the state government cannot do any business with companies that participate in the Boycott,

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IDF Soldiers to Help Fight BDS on Campuses

11/23/2016 8:00 AM Updated: 2 months ago

  The Boycott, Divestment Sanctions (BDS) movement has spread like wildfire throughout the country. According to JNS.org, lone soldiers from the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) will

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UN Conference Says It’s Not Enough to Fight BDS in Court

11/17/2016 3:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  The fight against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement continues as activists, lawyers, and Jews gathered at the United Nations yesterday to discuss legislation to

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Israel Public Security Minister Visiting Russia to Continue Fighting BDS

10/28/2016 4:00 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Gilad Erdan, Israel’s Minister of Public Security and Strategic Affairs, will leave Israel Saturday for a three-day diplomatic visit to Moscow, according to Times of Israel

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New Website Hopes to Defeat BDS

10/14/2016 11:30 AM Updated: 3 months ago

As the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been spreading throughout social media and college campuses, many Jewish organizations are attempting to stop this propaganda.

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Bank Shuts Down BDS Account in Ireland

10/06/2016 9:20 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Advocates for Israel struck a blow against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in Ireland, as they recently convinced the Bank of Ireland, the nation’s

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Charges Filed in Assault on Canadian JDL Leader

09/19/2016 1:24 PM

Montreal police have charged a suspect in connection with the public assault on Jewish Defence League (JDL) Canada National Director Meir Weinstein, The Canadian Jewish News

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UCLA Student President Leaves University Due to BDS Harassment

09/02/2016 11:15 AM

Milan Chatterjee, the former president of the UCLA Graduate Students Association, informed the University’s chancellor on August 24 of his decision to leave the university over

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California Assembly Overwhelmingly Passes Legislation to Fight Boycott of Israel

08/31/2016 10:28 AM Updated: 4 months ago

Legislation to prevent California government entities from doing business with companies participating in boycotts against Israel passed overwhelmingly in the California Assembly Tuesday. Titled the Combating

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California Passes Legislation Against Engaging With Businesses Supporting BDS

08/29/2016 2:13 PM Updated: 4 months ago

The California State Senate passed legislation Last Thursday ensuring that the state and its public agencies will not work with businesses supporting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment,

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Israel Creating Government Task Force to Deport BDS Activists

08/08/2016 7:07 AM

Israel’s Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, and Interior Minister Arye Deri, announced Sunday the creation of a new government task force to deport activists from Israel

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Investigative Piece by Jewish Voice Notes Failure of American Jewish Leadership to Counter BDS Movement

07/18/2016 1:22 PM

In a recent investigative piece, The Jewish Voice discussed the failure of Jewish leadership to combat the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, noting that major Jewish organizations such as

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Rhode Island Signs Into Law Forbidding State From Doing Business With Companies Engaged in BDS Movement

07/15/2016 12:09 PM

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo passed into law Thursday legislation that forbids doing business with companies that would prevent the state from engaging in trade that

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ADL Praises Democratic National Committee Draft Platform for Fighting BDS, Promoting Two-State Solution

06/30/2016 11:34 AM

The Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday praised the Democratic National Committee’s draft platform for affirming America’s “longstanding commitment to Israel’s security, to Israel’s existence as a Jewish,