Second U of M Student Denied Recommendation for Study in Israel

The University of Michigan has faced a flurry of criticism from American Jewish groups and an Israeli cabinet minister, after two students were denied letters of recommendation to study in...

Israel Anti-Boycott Act Approved by House Foreign Affairs Committee

The House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously approved on Thursday a bill targeting boycotts of Israel, setting the legislation on a path to a full vote in the House. The Israel...

Barnard President Rejects Divestment Referendum Targeting Israel

Barnard Hall at Barnard College, New York. Photo: BrillLyle Barnard College in New York will not withdraw any holdings from companies doing business with Israel, the school’s president said on...

American Jewish BDS activist denied entry into Israel

By JULIANE HELMHOLD (Jerusalem Post) - The Population and Immigration Authority at Ben Gurion Airport under the instructions of Strategic Affairs and Information Minister Gilad Erdan refused the entry into Israel...

Report: IfNotNow Accosts Taglit Birthright Participants NY Airport

At New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport on Monday night, Birthright Fellow and student leader Ariel Tidhar reported that the American Jewish activist group IfNotNow waylaid their group, as...

Study: Anti-Israel Sentiments Contribute to Hostile Campus Environment

With the summer winding down and students preparing to head back to campus this fall, a new study highlights the evolving threats Jewish and pro-Israel students will face in...

South African Model Who Planned ‘Visit to Palestine’ Barred From Israel

A South African model who pledged to “re-educate” herself with a visit to the Palestinian territories after she faced death threats for defending Israel said she has been barred from...

NYU BDS Resolution Co-Sponsor Defends Position Against Israel

Rose Asaf, a co-founder of New York University’s branch of the anti-Zionist organization Jewish Voice for Peace, is one of the co-sponsors of a BDS resolution that will be...

Students to Address Campus Threats at CAMERA’s 8th Annual Conference

More than 80 students from nearly 70 campuses will be in Boston from July 29-August 1 for a high-level training conference on how to successfully respond to campus antisemitism...

Episcopal Church Convention Rejects Measure to Divest From Israel

The Episcopal Church rejected a measure to divest from Israel at its General Convention this week. The measure, titled “Ending Church Complicity in the Occupation,” was initially approved by the...

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Arizona Amends Anti-BDS law

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Tuesday to amend the state’s law prohibiting public contractors from boycotting Israel. The 2016 anti-BDS bill was...

Passover Seder to Be Celebrated in Former Warsaw Ghetto

For the first time since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, some 100 Diaspora Jewish families will celebrate the Jewish festival of redemption in the heart...

19 Ways You Know It’s Passover in Israel

If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out “alter zachen” (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced pre-Passover preparations in Jerusalem. It’s part...

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