Gov. DeSantis: Florida to Sanction Airbnb for West Bank Ban

(JTA) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said his state would take action against Airbnb for its decision to remove listings of rooms and homes for rent in West Bank...

HSBC Bank to Divest From Israel’s Elbit Systems

In a move cheered by Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) supporters, the London-based international financial giant HSBC bank reportedly will divest from Israeli defense contractor Elbit. According to a report...

Opinion: Anti-BDS Laws Are a Constitutional and PR Mess

By DAVID SCHRAUB BERKELEY, Calif. (JTA) — Ronald Reagan infamously described the “nine most terrifying words in the English language” as “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Right now, pro-Israel...

Airbnb Officials Visit Barkan Industrial Park Amid Controversy

Senior officials from the home-rental company Airbnb toured the Barkan Industrial Park on Tuesday amid the ongoing controversy over its decision ban Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria from...

Pink Floyd Tribute Band’s Shows Back on in Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Pink Floyd cover band announced on Tuesday that its upcoming Israel tour is back on after cancelling due to pressure from BDS advocate Roger Waters,...

California Chancellors Condemn Academic Boycott of Israel

All ten chancellors in the University of California system have reaffirmed their opposition to the academic boycott of Israel, following requests by more than 100 organizations. In a statement shared on...

NYU Jewish Student Center Temporarily Closes After Threats

A Jewish student center at New York University was temporarily closed on Wednesday after an anti-Zionist student issued threatening messages, before reopening during the afternoon. The head of the Bronfman...

Administration Condemns Boycott But NYU Students Pass Divestment Resolution

Students at New York University passed a resolution endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel on Thursday — but the administration has confirmed that it will...

Ohio State University Students Reject BDS Resolution for Fifth Time

Student leaders at Ohio State University on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a resolution endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. With a vote of seven in favor and...

101 Organizations Support Fight Against Academic Boycotts Against Israel

(JTA) — Fight academic boycotts of Israel. That’s the message from 101 Jewish and pro-Israel organizations that signed on to a letter sent Tuesday to 250 U.S. college presidents and chancellors...

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Real Clear Daf: Are Eggs From Treifah Chicken Kosher?

We discussed this question on Thursday’s daf (58a). Ameimar there teaches that it depends on when the eggs formed. Eggs that formed before the...

Pompeo: Peace Plan to be Released After Israeli Elections

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the highly anticipated Trump administration’s peace plan for the Israelis and Palestinians — referred...

Ilhan Omar: 2012 Tweet About Israel Was ‘Offensive and Unfortunate’

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Ilhan Omar disavowed a 2012 tweet in which she said Israel had “hypnotized” the world, saying the term...

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