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...

Spanish City Cancels Water Polo Match Against Israel

A city in Spain has caved to pressure from the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement and has announced it will not host a women’s water polo match between Spain...

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...

Republicans Launch Bid to Force House Vote on BDS

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Republicans want to force a vote on a controversial bill meant to oppose the anti-Israel boycott. The bill, which earlier this year passed the Senate, has been...

Women’s March founder calls on leaders to quit, citing anti-Semitism and bigotry

With charges of anti-Semitism and other bigotry against the Women’s March, the movement’s founder called on its leaders on Monday to quit. “As Founder of the Women’s March, my original...

Israel’s Top Court Holds Off on Expulsion of HRW Director

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Supreme Court has frozen the expulsion order against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who was ordered deported over his past involvement in the...

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...

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...

Israeli Lawmakers Cancel Visit to Ireland

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The speaker of Israel’s Knesset cancelled an official delegation of Israeli lawmakers to Ireland, after its parliament advanced a bill banning the sale of West Bank...

Booker Defends Support for New Anti-BDS Bill

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker defended his support of legislation that, if enacted, would allow state and local governments the right to punish state or local contractors from engaging in...
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