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...

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...

Columbia University Students Pass Israel Boycott Referendum

(NY Jewish Week via JTA) — Students at Columbia University have passed a first-ever referendum to boycott and divest from companies that “profit from or engage in the State of Israel’s...

Rashida Tlaib Wins Michigan Democratic Primary

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rashida Tlaib, one of two Congress members to support the boycott Israel movement, defeated a challenger in her Michigan district’s Democratic primary as she bids...

Rashida Tlaib Removes Tweet With ‘River to the Sea’ Reference

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., removed from her Twitter feed a retweet that said “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free,” a phrase that...

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...

UCLA Students File Formal Complaints Over Disruption of Pro-Israel Event

By Edwin Black At least half a dozen students plan to file formal complaints with the UCLA police department following the belligerent disruption of a May 17, 2018, Students Supporting...

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...

Columbia Student Paper Apologizes for Running Pro-Israel Ad

The editors of the Columbia Daily Spectator — the student newspaper at the New York Ivy League school — apologized on Sunday for running what they called a “deeply...

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...
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