High Court rules BDS-supporting Professor can get Israel Prize

August 13, 2021 by  
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Professor Oded Goldreich, of the Weizmann Institute of Science and who voiced support for boycotts against Israeli institutions, can receive the Israel Prize, the High Court of Justice ruled. Read more

The inevitable inequitable application of proposed laws

August 4, 2021 by  
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Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling ice cream in Jewish communities in the West Bank has caused ripples – and may be a breach of US laws that prohibit discriminatory boycotts. Read more

NSW Labor Israel Action Committee endorses Albanese and Minns’ opposition to BDS

August 2, 2021 by  
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NSW Labor Israel Action Committee (LIAC) formally welcomed and endorsed statements by Federal Labor leader Anthony Albanese and NSW State Labor leader Chris Minns opposing the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s Jewish co-founders back company’s decision on boycott

July 31, 2021 by  
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The Jewish co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s said in an op-ed for The New York Times that they support the company’s decision to stop selling its products in the “occupied Palestinian territories.” Read more

Ben & Jerry’s and antisemitism

July 22, 2021 by  
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Twitter exploded with the news of Ben & Jerry’s new position on Israel. Read more

Boycotts against Ben & Jerry’s rapidly spreading

July 20, 2021 by  
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Boycotts of the Ben & Jerry’s brand are quickly sprouting at several locations around the globe after the company announced it would stop selling ice cream in Israel in an attempt to boycott Judea, Samaria, and Jerusalem. Read more

HRW’s ‘Apartheid’ report denies Israel’s legitimacy as a Jewish State – NGO Monitor

April 27, 2021 by  
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A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, titled “A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution,” is an attempt to deny Israel’s legitimacy as a Jewish state, NGO Monitor stated. Read more

Israeli professor loses Israel Prize over support for BDS

April 9, 2021 by  
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Professor Oded Goldreich, of the Weizmann Institute of Science, who was set to receive the Israel Prize in mathematics and computer science next week on Israel’s Independence Day, will not receive the prize this year. Read more

Do-gooders who do bad – NGO problems exposed at AIJAC webinar

December 7, 2020 by  
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With terrorism and antisemitism ever-present threats, the latest webinar from the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) featured NGO Monitor Vice President Olga Deutsch, whose topic was “Following the Money Trail: An Insight into the Funding of Terrorism and Antisemitism”. Read more

Designating anti-Semitism: Positives and pitfalls

November 14, 2020 by  
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One of the more reprehensible aspects of the global campaign to strip Israel of its legitimacy is the fact that so many leading human-rights organizations have been co-opted by it. Read more

Germany’s lessons for BDS

August 30, 2020 by  
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Three incidents in three different countries during the last week graphically illustrated the ease with which anti-Zionism can serve as a vehicle for anti-Semitism. Read more

New Irish government rejects effort to boycott Israeli products

The anti-Israel movement in Ireland has suffered a major defeat. Earlier this month, the political parties working on forming the next government in Ireland eliminated a key bill that would have placed a boycott on products produced in Israeli settlements. Read more

Groups on far-left, far-right co-opt Black Lives Matter movement to target Israel

June 10, 2020 by  
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Groups on the far-right and far-left, including pro-Palestinian organizations with links to terrorism, have been engaged in a campaign to co-opt the Black Lives Matter movement to target and delegitimize Israel. Read more

BDS co-founder: ‘If Israel finds a cure for coronavirus, no problem to use it’

April 7, 2020 by  
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Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the BDS movement, said in a video on Sunday on Facebook that if Israel discovers a cure for coronavirus (COVID-19), then cooperation with the Jewish state is acceptable. Read more

UN releases blacklist of firms with ties to Israeli settlements

February 13, 2020 by  
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The U.N. Human Rights Council published a blacklist on Wednesday of 112 companies connected to Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Read more

Oppose Iran sanctions, but support BDS against Israel?

January 12, 2020 by  
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The rising tide of Jew-hatred that is sweeping around the globe is no laughing matter. So the idea of having a vote to determine who is the “Antisemite of the Year” may strike some as more of a publicity stunt than a sober attempt to deal with the problem. Read more

Boris Johnson’s government will pass anti-BDS law, says British official

December 17, 2019 by  
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Boris Johnson’s new Conservative government aims to pass a law making it illegal for public bodies to take part in the anti-Israel BDS movement, a senior British official said on Sunday. Read more

Supreme Court rules Israel can deport Human Rights Watch official

November 6, 2019 by  
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Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director Omar Shakir may be deported, upholding a district court ruling that found him guilty of promoting anti-Israel boycotts. Read more

What Hanan Ashrawi really believes and says – in Arabic

September 5, 2019 by  
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Hanan Ashrawi, a veteran Palestinian leader and a PLO Executive Committee member, has recently made the headlines following her organization’s connection to the planned tour in Israel of Democratic Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Read more

Israel announces August BDS Ambition Tour (one true satire)

August 22, 2019 by  
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In response to the furore unleashed by the Israeli government’s decision to block entry to two U.S. congresswomen, a hastily produced tour of the Jewish state has been announced. Read more

Corbyn blasted for speaking at 2009 protest likening Israel to Nazi Germany

August 4, 2019 by  
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British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is at the centre of yet another anti-Semitism row after recently surfaced photos show him attending an anti-Israel rally where Israel was compared to Nazism. Read more

Lionel Richie blocks CodePink after attacked for upcoming Israel concert

August 4, 2019 by  
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Music icon Lionel Richie snubbed the women’s anti-war group CodePink after the organization, which is active in the anti-Israel boycott campaign, launched a petition urging the singer to cancel his upcoming show in Israel. Read more

Britain’s Boris Johnson to Iran: ‘Cease this madness’ or sanctions will be reimposed

July 11, 2019 by  
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Boris Johnson, who is expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, has warned Iran to “cease this madness” over violating the 2015 nuclear deal, adding that he’s “prepared” to reimpose sanctions on the regime. Read more

Arab Knesset member urges boycott of Israel at London pro-BDS conference

July 9, 2019 by  
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Knesset member Yousef Jabareen of the Hadash-Taal Party publicly called to boycott Israel in a speech he gave over the weekend at a pro-BDS conference in London, reported Israel’s Kan news. Read more

Christchurch MP promoting BDS

May 20, 2019 by  
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Christchurch Central Labour MP Dr Duncan Webb has been criticized by the NZ Jewish Council for his promotion of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement directed at Israel. Read more

In backdrop of increased incidents against Jews in Europe, German lawmakers declare BDS anti-Semiti

May 19, 2019 by  
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Germany became the first European country to declare the BDS movement against Israel as anti-Semitic. Read more

NZ MP promoting BDS

May 2, 2019 by  
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A New Zealand Labour MP is actively promoting the discriminatory BDS campaign against Israel. Dr Duncan Webb has recently tweeted that “[BDS]… is a concrete way to express a political view…”. Read more

Dutch Green Left Party votes to support boycotting Israel

February 27, 2019 by  
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GroenLinks, a green political party in the Netherlands, became Holland’s first mainstream political party to endorse the anti-Israel BDS movement. Read more

Israeli envoy on anti-Israel protest: ‘The dogs bark and our melody continues’

February 5, 2019 by  
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Anti-Israel protesters on Sunday attempted to disturb a performance by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York. Read more

Watchdog accuses Amnesty International of anti-Semitic campaign against Israel’s tourism industry

January 31, 2019 by  
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Amnesty International published “The Tourism Industry and Israeli Settlements” on Jan. 29, a report alleging that “the Israeli government has political and ideological reasons for developing a tourism industry in occupied East Jerusalem and Area C of the West Bank.” Read more

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