01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Wadi Ara protesters block roads, call for public security minister to resign
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Business as usual for President Rivlin following pacemaker installation
Two killed in criminal shooting in Tel Aviv
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Netanyahu congratulates ‘my friend President Trump’
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J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
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Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
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The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
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Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
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Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
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Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
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The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
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Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
The Palestinian leadership has long said that it supports the boycott of settlement products, but has practically taken few steps to implement a ban on such goods.
By ADAM RASGON
The legislation, which prohibits the state from contracting with companies that engage in boycotts of Israel, including firms located outside of the state.
Interior Ministry states: “This is actually the first time the State of Israel refuses the entry of a tourist due to a clear background of anti-Israel activity."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Ontario’s legislature voted 49 to 5 to pass a motion rejecting “the differential treatment of Israel, including the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.”
Despite the apology mixed messages continue from some of the union leaders.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The group also called for the exclusion of settlements from US trade benefits and tax exemptions.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Oslo responds that they don’t back NGOs whose “main goal is to promote the BDS campaign” and they oppose delegitimization of Israel.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Ignacio Wenley Palacios, the ACOM lawyer leading the anti-boycott effort in Spain, said the BDS movement is “thinly disguised under a veil of a deceiving human rights narrative.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Past boycott attempts have been unsuccessful, because Israeli products are popular in the Palestinian market since they are thought to be of higher quality.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
‘World sees Israel as a pariah state,’ Strategic Affairs Director-General laments.
Relating to the deadlock in peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, Elaraby emphasized the importance of supporting the BDS movement, claiming that it might end Israeli settlement activities.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Israel and its advocates have argued the labeling is discriminatory but the EU officials who passed it say it is in keeping with consumers’ right to receive accurate information on products.
The bank has declined to take action against the account since the controversy surfaced in February.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,TAMARA ZIEVE
The South Carolina law bars state agencies from contracting with any business that boycotts others “based on race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.”
By GIL HOFFMAN
Boycott Israel group stokes antisemitism, violates ethics.
The bipartisan bill combats attempts by intergovernmental bodies such as the United Nations to engage in “politically-charged economic warfare against Israel.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
American Express spoke of the tour stating that though they sponsored the Desert Trip they had "never committed to sponsoring Roger Waters' upcoming tour."
‘Glanz’s incitement violates civil service neutrality’
In France, several dozen promoters of a boycott against Israel have been convicted of inciting hate or discrimination.
One of the representatives on the council called the Neturei Karta protesters a “mentally unstable cult” that “represents no one.”
The conference in question is WATEC Italy 2016: Water Technology and Environmental Control Exhibition and Conference, slated to take place from September 21-23 in Venice.
By SHARON UDASIN
Airline says order was a supplier’s mistake; stresses it is not boycotting Israel.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Despite the Centre's boycott, researchers and speakers from across the globe were in attendance at the conference.
More events are enjoying co-sponsorship from “groups unrelating to Israel, reflecting the impact of coalition-building” among anti-Israel activists.
The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council and The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies organize tours to Israel for politicians and journalists.
Le mouvement BDS est en perte de vitesse. En cause : les attaques financières lancées contre lui. Mais l’Europe reste à la traîne
The bipartisan bill in response to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel passed the state’s General Assembly by a vote of 69-3 with 2 abstentions.
The motion follows a string of convictions against promoters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement against Israel in France.
The motion’s clauses, according to the tribunal, “jeopardize the fundamental right to equality without discrimination on the bases of appearance, ethnicity and religion.”
Iowa state Senate also approves resolution “in support of the Jewish State of Israel,” as well as a negotiated two-state solution.
The US objection to the database, he said, is not a reflection of its policy on West Bank settlements.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The president of the Jewish Affairs Committee of Indiana, which lobbied for the bill, thanked the state House for its passage.
The legislation will now go up for vote in second and third readings.
By UDI SHAHAM
Individuals would also be subject to restrictions under proposal guidelines.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,MICHAEL ZEFF
Knesset Interior Ministry authorizes legislation for a first reading.
Reservists on Duty release report alleging the television station supports boycotting Israel and delegitimizing the IDF.
The “Regev amendments,” as they’ve been dubbed, would fine artists who refuse to perform in venues in the settlements while rewarding those who do perform there.
This marks the first time that a High Court in Spain has issued a judgment relating to BDS.
Announcement comes as similar boycott motions are spreading throughout Spain and as another motion is scheduled for discussion at the island's next council meeting.
A number of US states have recently passed legislation against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
By HERB KEINON
“It’s absurd that we are still giving licenses to encourage boycotting Israel to our MKs," says Knesset panel chairman Yoav Kisch.
After a displeased customer on a Brussels airline complained about halva made in the territories, the snack was removed from the menu, causing discontent with the Israeli embassy.
"None of this is at all helpful in the pursuit of peace,” group tells the Post.
Israeli-Arab MK Tibi: Boycotting is a democratic right, occupation should be boycotted.
The English soul diva took to Facebook to rave about her world tour stop in Tel Aviv and rebuke those who tried to stop her.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
BGU president calls on foreign students to visit here, and for Israeli students to go abroad.
IDC in Herzliya spearheading effort to provide students with tools to defend Israel.
"We found out that there about 160,000 Google searches for the term ‘BDS’ [Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions] and about 8,500 more for the term ‘boycott Israel.’ It’s a crazy amount of searches."
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
‘Individual churches do not need to succumb to pressure to discriminate,’ StandWithUs CEO says
'The academic boycott of Israeli universities has begun to metastasize outside the US and the UK,' Prof. Peretz Lavie said.
"In order to counter BDS most effectively, you have to reclaim the narrative of liberalism," says expert.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Venezuelan opposition member calls to strengthen ties with Israel; Argentinian congressman says government confirmation of Nisman assassination could free country from Iranian influence.
A group of over 1,000 Israeli sociologists announced on Monday that they will sever all academic ties to Ariel University "since it is not located in Israeli territory."
Anti-Israel activists in London projected written messages on building housing the parliament late Tuesday night, accusing Edelstein of being a "racist leader" and calling to boycott and arrest him.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Former president addresses Johannesburg Jewish community despite protests by BDS supporters.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Omar Barghouti is scheduled to speak at a conference on Israeli Arabs and BDS in Nazareth Friday.
"The boycott threatens people’s right not to be discriminated against” and threatens academic freedom, and runs counter to Spain’s law on public contracts.
Latest group calling for a boycott of Israel is a group of 71 British doctors, chairman of the Israeli Medical Association World Fellowship reveals to Knesset panel.
Lapid said he was glad that the European Union statement said it “strongly opposes” boycotts of Israel.
Erdan, MKs, NGOs discuss the fight against the Israel boycott movement at Battle Delegitimization conference.
"It is unconscionable for our state to do business with companies that play politics and boycott our critical allies."
In declaration, scholars say they would not accept invitations to visit Israeli academic institutions and would not participate in conferences organized or funded by them.
FM Wallström is seen to be taking hard line on Israeli settlements, while pushing for acceptance of Morocco annexation of Western Sahara.
By ZACK PYZER
Britain, which has emerged as a center of Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment activity against Israel, was in 2014 the third largest market for Israeli exports in the world.
The Prime Minister's office denies reports claiming Israel will blacklist Sweden, Belgium, Ireland, France, Luxembourg and Malta.
Some 30 Israeli anthropologists fail to stop the vote, despite competing resolution to reject boycott.
“In this case there foremost is a danger of a stigma. An anti-Israeli movement might exploit the decision and put it to use on anti-Israeli campaigns.”
“With access to a world class talent pool and a booming digital economy, it is no surprise that Israeli tech companies are making London their home."
By NIV ELIS
Amsterdam City Council decidesto reject a proposal that the city officially twin with Tel Aviv. Instead, the municipal council voted to limit cooperation to individual projects.
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
Israelis respond to love love, not tough love.
By GIL TROY
Israel is in a serious PR battle for its good name. It is being demonized worldwide. We need all hands on deck.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
She emerged as a moral giant and Jewish heroine, one of a long line of Jewish women and men that have saved our nation from destruction.
By AVI SCHWARTZ
The BDS campaign, at times misrepresented as a “movement,” is just that, a campaign. It calculatingly exploits blatant lies maliciously warped into catchy slogans.
By MICHAL COTLER-WUNSH
Academia isn’t the land of the free and the home of the brave anymore (if it ever was). It’s the land of the radical Left and the home of the cowering middle class.
By RICK ARONS
BDS is not a benign human rights movement striving for mutual respect of national aspirations; it is a scheme to harm, and worse, to defame Israel.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
Current manifestations of a widespread culture of victimization and grievance are only the most recent iterations of a dangerous long-term trend on campuses in the US and Europe.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
The time has come to stand up to Europe. If we refuse to do so, a day will soon come when labels will lead to their inevitable end point: a full European economic boycott of the Jewish state.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The most effective stick for beating Israel over the head is often a Jewish stick.
By HANK SHEINKOPF AND GEORGE BIRNBAUM,RONN TOROSSIAN