03.24.2017 | 26 Adar, 5777
US stresses 'concern' with Israeli settlements after intensive talks
Taking the war to the BDS activists
Palestinian petrol bomb thrower killed by IDF in West Bank
Terrorism victim’s parents witness sealing of killer’s home
Bomb threat suspect, named Michael Kaydar, used Bitcoin, Google Voice
Former US special envoy on antisemitism 'surprised' by JCC perpetrator
In spite of crisis, IBC continues hiring IBA staff
Poll: 11% say Netanyahu was truthful on political crisis
Israel and the US to collaborate on PTSD treatment programs
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Yet another ‘poke in the eye’ by IBC broadcaster Kan
'IDF unsure of extent of prostitution among its soldiers'
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
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Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
No pressure on blue-and-white in Spain
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
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Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
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High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
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$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Grapevine: Rating isn’t everything
My Word: Bad breaking broadcasting news
Column One: Trump’s greatest deal
Fundamentally Freund: Does Israel want more Ethiopian Jews?
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting
London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
‘Antisemitism is still a concern'
Earliest Jewish manuscript in New World to return to Mexico
Canadian family discovers heirloom on display at Yad Vashem
Senate approves David Friedman as Israel ambassador
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills combating Israel boycotts
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
FBI director confirms Trump team under investigation for Russia ties
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
Jerusalem Grapevine: Changes at the Waldorf Astoria
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom residing deep in the heart
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Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Matisyahu was asked to publicly denounce Israel and declare his support for a Palestinian state.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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.”
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 has decried the BDS movement as antisemitic for its attempt to isolate the country.
Three events have been cancelled at UK universities.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
“Israel has increasingly removed itself from the rest of the Western world, which has already led to academic boycotts, among other things.”
The Council had passed a decision in the spring of 2016 committing itself to the BDS movement and declaring the town as a “Free Space of Israeli Apartheid.”
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.
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.
Halper, who immigrated to Israel from the US in 1973, heads the left-wing Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.
The law, adopted Monday by the Knesset, bans entry to foreigners who publicly call for boycotting the Jewish state or its settlements.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,TAMARA ZIEVE,UDI SHAHAM
Low-level Interior Ministry officials may determine how the law really functions, likely with some embarrassing consequences that ministers or the courts will later need to resolve.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The Island School of Building Arts in British Columbia apologized after an Israeli engineering student said his application had been rejected due to geopolitics.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,JPOST.COM STAFF
An anti-BDS conference at the European Parliament in Brussels took place on Monday.
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 Committee 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.
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