European Top Court: Foods From Israeli Settlements Must Be Labeled

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Foods made in Israeli settlements that are viewed as occupied by the European Union must be marked as such when they are marketed in EU members...

Israel Boycott Conference at UMass Amherst Sparks Concern

AMHERST, Mass. (JTA) — For the second time in six months, several high-profile proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel are sharing a stage at the...

Twitter Suspends Accounts Associated with Hezbollah and Hamas

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Hezbollah’s television station Al-Manar said that most of the Twitter accounts associated with the station were suspended. The accounts in English, French and Spanish were said to...

University of Illinois Student Senate Denies Link Between Anti-Zionism, Antisemitism

More than 400 Jewish students from fraternities, sororities, Chabad, Hillel and other organizations walked out in protest earlier this week during a student government meeting at the University of...

Kentucky Praised by Jewish Group for Passage of Anti-BDS Law

A top Jewish group welcomed on Tuesday Kentucky’s recent passage of anti-BDS legislation. In a statement, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Chairman Arthur Stark and Executive Vice...

Pressley Explains Why She Voted For Anti-BDS Resolution

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) defended her vote on Tuesday condemning the BDS movement — a split from the so-called “Squad” that includes Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashida Tlaib...

Boycott Threats Force Israeli Burger Restaurant to Delay Michigan Opening

(JTA) — A Michigan restaurateur said he will “step away” from opening a Dearborn branch of a burger chain founded in Israel following boycott threats. Sam Zahr will open two...

Kathleen Rice: My Vote For Israel and Against BDS

By Rep. Kathleen Rice One of my top priorities in Congress is to do everything that I can to strengthen the bonds between the United States and Israel, and to...

House Condemns BDS Movement in Resolution Vote

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly condemned the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel. The House vote Tuesday on the non-binding resolution was 398-17. Opposing were...

Jewish Groups Protest Professor’s Use of Facebook Page for BDS Message

A petition from dozens of Jewish organizations large and small has been sent to the chancellor of California State University system protesting a professor’s use of a department’s official...
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity

JNS.org – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that...

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