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Israeli professor, artists call to boycott Israeli-sponsored international festival
August 20, 2019
“Artists for Palestine UK” pen an open letter urging a boycott of the Pop-Kultur Festival in Berlin due to support from the Israeli embassy.
Rep. Tlaib: BDS condemns ‘racist policy of Israel’
July 29, 2019
CNN host Jake Tapper asked the congresswoman about “criticism of you from fellow Democrats, especially for your support for the BDS movement … an anti-Israel movement.”
US House overwhelmingly condemns the BDS movement, affirms support for Israel
July 23, 2019
“The House voted 398-17 in favor of an anti-BDS resolution written by Democratic Congressman Brad Schneider. That’s a stunning show of bipartisan opposition to BDS and support for Israel,” Democratic Majority for Israel CEO Mark Mellman told JNS.
Pro-Israel groups slam Omar comparing BDS to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union
July 18, 2019
“Millions of Holocaust survivors and their descendants, as well refugees from Soviet oppression living in Israel, will find such comparisons unfathomable,” said Democratic Majority for Israel president and CEO Mark Mellman. “I find them odious. In an effort led by parties of the left, the German Parliament officially labeled BDS as ‘anti-Semitism’—and they were right.”
Omar to introduce pro-BDS resolution in House
July 17, 2019
Since entering Congress in January, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has made multiple anti-Semitic and anti-Israel remarks.
Israeli Arab athlete shrugs off pressure in representing nation in competition
July 10, 2019
High-jump champion Hanin Nasser, 22, was targeted by anti-Israel groups over her participation in an upcoming international event. Israel Athletics Association: “There is no room for politics” in sports.
Texas prepares to blacklist Airbnb over Judea, Samaria Jewish-property delistings
March 3, 2019
Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s move was lauded by Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon, who said he hoped it would “be emulated by other states and other countries in the world.”
Amnesty International calls on online tourism companies to delist Judea and Samaria
January 30, 2019
Israeli politicians have blasted Amnesty as an anti-Semitic organization. Leaders began investigations into banning it from Israel.
Irish bill advances to criminalize commercial activity with Israel
January 25, 2019
If enacted, it would make Ireland the first European Union nation to criminalize doing business beyond the pre-1967 lines, including eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.
Ireland mulls boycott of Israeli products, while Irish airline seeks flight expansion
January 24, 2019
As the historic legislation by Ireland is under consideration, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary, on a tour of Israel this week, called Israel “one of the most refreshing destinations,” saying “we can bring millions more to Israel; we will grow as fast as the authorities allow us to.”
Kuwait Airways agrees to pay damages to Israeli barred from London flight
August 7, 2018
“It is horrible to be singled out, to be told you are not allowed to do something because of who you are,” said Mandy Blumenthal, who was refused a ticket on a Kuwait Airways flight to Bangkok. “In my mind, it is an anti-Semitic policy to single out the only Jewish state to boycott.”
Young Jews address new campus threats at CAMERA’s annual student conference
July 12, 2018
“The fact that this is our eighth Student Leadership Conference, with one of the highest attendance records to date, means that students who support Israel are still plagued by hatred-filled anti-Zionist campaigns on campus,” said Aviva Rosenschein, CAMERA's international campus director.
Strategic Affairs Ministry: EU gives millions to entities that promote boycotts against Israel
May 27, 2018
More than a dozen NGOs that promote anti-Israel boycotts have received some 5 million euros annually in European Union funding. In addition, an estimated several million more euros were channeled to boycott-promoting NGOs through third parties that receive E.U. assistance.
Zionist Organization of America
Morton A. Klein and Elizabeth A. Berney
January 18, 2018
Banning BDS groups from entering Israel is necessary and just
No sovereign nation should permit the entry of those dedicated to its destruction. Israel, like every nation, has a duty to protect itself, write Morton A. Klein and Liz Berney of the Zionist Organization of America.
Global Jewish students report shared challenges on BDS, anti-Semitism, apathy
January 8, 2018
At the recent 44th World Union of Jewish Students congress in Jerusalem, 157 delegates from 36 countries gathered to connect with other passionate student leaders and explore various facets of what it means to be a Jewish student leader today.