Israeli Americans Sue Airbnb for Boycotting Jewish Properties in West Bank

A group of Israeli-Americans has filed a lawsuit in the United States federal court against the vacation rental property website Airbnb, accusing it of discriminating through its decision this...

CNN Fires Commentator Who Called for ‘Free Palestine From the River to the Sea’

(JTA) — CNN has fired Marc Lamont Hill, a political commentator and professor at Temple University, after he used a phrase associated with Palestinian extremists – “a free Palestine...

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...

Tufts Student Condemns ‘Colonizing Palestine’ Course

A student at Tufts University in Massachusetts has condemned an upcoming class led by a instructor who previously suggested that the entirety of Israel is occupied Palestinian land. Spencer Zeff, co-president...

NYU Students Introduce Divestment Resolution Targeting Israel

Students at New York University introduced a resolution to support the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel on Thursday. The measure — brought to the Student Government Assembly...

Michigan Democrat Running for Governor Questioned About BDS

In the Michigan gubernatorial race, Democratic nominee Gretchen Whitmer has pushed back against her opponent, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, in light of declining to comment on the BDS...

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...

5 Sue Airbnb, Alleging Company Discriminates Against Jews

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Five American Jewish citizens filed a lawsuit against Airbnb alleging the company’s policy to ban listings from Jewish West Bank settlements discriminates against Jews. Two of...

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...

Boycott Groups Succeed in Removing Israelis from Conference Program

(JTA) — Seven professors from Israeli universities will not participate in a conference on Historical Trauma at a university in South Africa after pressure from boycott groups against Israel. 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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