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Airbnb discriminates against Jews, as media skews facts
Some of the media coverage has been a pretext to repeat distortions about the territory and Israel, and far too few stories have shone a light on the deep bias of Human Rights Watch and its staffers.
An unnecessary divide: Confronting J Street
J Street cannot call itself pro-Israel while justifying Airbnb’s discrimination against Jews.
Business leaders, officials lament the heavy toll BDS has taken on Judea and Samaria
The Ministry of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy is now partnering with the Jordan Valley Regional Council on a new project to combat BDS that includes participation in international conferences at which products, such as dates and wine from the Judea and Samaria, are distributed to participants, along with information on industrial development in the valley.
UK Media Watch
‘Guardian’ report on Airbnb ban against West Bank Jews riddled with distortions
Readers aren’t reminded that Jewish Israelis are “barred from entering” Palestinian areas in the West Bank—meaning they are prohibited from using Airbnb rentals in those areas. Moreover, Israelis are excluded from entering 16 countries in the Middle East, barring them from renting Airbnb properties in these areas.
Airbnb sued for discrimination in US federal court over boycott of Judea and Samaria rentals
The 18 plaintiffs filed the matter in the District Court for the District of Delaware, alleging the company is violating the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988.
The sound of the death knell for BDS?
Airbnb offers, “We are most certainly not the experts when it comes to the historical disputes in this region.” Would you trust a company that admits it is, well, a bit stupid?
Beverly Hills boycotts Airbnb after company bans listings in Israeli settlements
Dan Lavie and Israel Hayom Staff
A week after short-term home-rental company delists 200 properties in Jewish settlements, California town calls Airbnb move “deplorable” • Beverly Hills Deputy Mayor: Airbnb is not welcome in Beverly Hills as long as its policies are based on anti-Jewish double standards.
Judea and Samaria rental owners file class action against Airbnb in Jerusalem
Airbnb offers rental properties in dozens of conflict regions across the world which are not subjected to any restrictions, such as Tibet.
Airbnb joins the lineup of classic anti-Semites
When it comes to double standards, Israel is the ideal target for every kind of persecution.
Airbnb won’t stop us!
Decisions like this won’t move us from here, and the BDS movement and Roger Waters won’t dictate where I vacation or what I buy. With that, these decisions do hurt people.
Are you, AirBnB, de-listing all rentals in these disputed territories? Or only Jewish-owned/Israeli properties? Since you declare not to have taken a stance on the conflict, how can you legitimize one party’s claim by allowing Arab listings while prohibiting the other party?
Airbnb to remove Jewish rental listings in Judea and Samaria
Airbnb spokesperson Nick Papas declined to answer when asked if this is the first time there has been a ban in a conflict zone, and if there will also be a ban in the Golan Heights and eastern Jerusalem as well as in Palestinian areas of the disputed territories.