Missouri Joins 31 Other States Enacting Anti-BDS Law

JNS.org – Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed a bill into law on Monday to prohibit the state contracting with companies that boycott Israel. As such, it has...

Robert Kraft’s Genesis Foundation Awards 26 Grants

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — A global campaign founded by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft that targets efforts to delegitimize Israel will award grants to 26 Israeli and international...

University of Illinois Rejects Student Government’s BDS Resolution

JNS.org – The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) rejected a BDS resolution passed by the student government in the early hours on Thursday morning. “Illinois Student Government (ISG) is...

Lawsuit Filed Over Anti-Israel Demonstrations in Front of Michigan Synagogue

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A member of an Ann Arbor synagogue has filed a federal lawsuit against anti-Israel protesters and the Michigan city over weekly demonstrations that have been held...

Antisemitism Complaint Against Columbia University Filed With US Ed Department

JNS.org – A complaint has been filed with the U.S. Department of Education accusing Columbia University of discriminating against Jewish and Israeli students. The complaint filed with the Office for...

Trump to Recognize Jewish University Students As Protected Class

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order recognizing Jewish university students as a class protected from discrimination. The order, to be signed Wednesday, according to The New...

Groups Warn DeVos of Misuse of Taxpayer Funds for BDS

Eighty-eight groups urged the US Department of Education on Wednesday to safeguard against the misuse of federal funds to promote boycotts of Israel in academia. In a letter to Secretary...

McGill Rejects Call for Student to Resign Over Israel Program

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA)—McGill University’s student union did not ratify a call for a Jewish student to resign for accepting a free trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The Students’...

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. charity tied to the BDS...

NYU Department Rejects Request to Host Pro-Israel Speaker

JNS.org – New York University’s Asian/Pacific/American Studies Institute has denied a pro-Israel student’s request to host a Zionist speaker in response to an event it hosted last month with...
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BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

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