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Watchdog slams Israeli, Jewish academics for urging Germany to reject anti-BDS law
June 11, 2019
“There is no parallel in the world to this phenomenon of hypocrisy and ingratitude, in which these professors earn their living at the expense of the Israeli taxpayer yet at the same time work to boycott and slander them,” said Matan Peleg, CEO of Israeli NGO Im Tirtzu.
Booker supports new anti-BDS bill; some in movement aim to ‘destroy’ Israel
June 6, 2019
After opposing the version that passed as part of a bigger bill in the Senate in February, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker came out in support of the current version of the Israel Anti-Boycott Act.
US House of Representatives rejects anti-BDS provision into retirement savings bill
May 23, 2019
The tally of the motion to recommit was 200 in favor and 222 against with 12 Democrats and two Republicans breaking ranks.
May 20, 2019
Will it work in real life?
New German anti-BDS legislation now faces the real test: implementation.
House Majority Leader Hoyer expects progress on anti-BDS bill in ‘relatively near future’
May 16, 2019
“At the end of the day, I think it’s incumbent on Americans to stand by its friend and ally,” said Rep. Van Taylor (R-Texas).
Tightened law in Texas prohibits small businesses from boycotting Israel
May 10, 2019
The updated law exempts individuals and smaller companies, specifically those with less than 10 full-time employees or valued under $100,000.
California Polytechnic student government passes resolution blocking BDS, condemning anti-Semitism
May 3, 2019
The amendment established a roadblock for any future attempts at introducing a BDS measure at California Polytechnic State University.
Federal judge rules anti-BDS law in Texas unconstitutional
April 29, 2019
“At the heart of the First Amendment lies the principle that each person should decide for him or herself the ideas and beliefs deserving of expression, consideration and adherence,” said U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman.
Arizona amends its anti-BDS law
April 17, 2019
The modified version would apply to state contractors with more than 10 employees and those that receive a contract that is at least $100,000.