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...

European Top Court: Foods From Israeli Settlements Must Be Labeled

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Foods made in Israeli settlements that are viewed as occupied by the European Union must be marked as such when they are marketed in EU members...

Israel Boycott Conference at UMass Amherst Sparks Concern

AMHERST, Mass. (JTA) — For the second time in six months, several high-profile proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel are sharing a stage at the...

Twitter Suspends Accounts Associated with Hezbollah and Hamas

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Hezbollah’s television station Al-Manar said that most of the Twitter accounts associated with the station were suspended. The accounts in English, French and Spanish were said to...

University of Illinois Student Senate Denies Link Between Anti-Zionism, Antisemitism

More than 400 Jewish students from fraternities, sororities, Chabad, Hillel and other organizations walked out in protest earlier this week during a student government meeting at the University of...

Kentucky Praised by Jewish Group for Passage of Anti-BDS Law

A top Jewish group welcomed on Tuesday Kentucky’s recent passage of anti-BDS legislation. In a statement, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Chairman Arthur Stark and Executive Vice...

Pressley Explains Why She Voted For Anti-BDS Resolution

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) defended her vote on Tuesday condemning the BDS movement — a split from the so-called “Squad” that includes Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashida Tlaib...

Boycott Threats Force Israeli Burger Restaurant to Delay Michigan Opening

(JTA) — A Michigan restaurateur said he will “step away” from opening a Dearborn branch of a burger chain founded in Israel following boycott threats. Sam Zahr will open two...
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