The BDS movement established an international campaign to exert pressure on Israel through economic, academic and cultural approaches. The BDS Israel movement calls for "various forms of boycott of Israel until it fulfills its obligations under international law." The movement was initiated at the United Nations Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa in 2001.
Central Council of Jews in Germany President Josef Schuster points to the spread of conspiracy theories surrounding coronavirus to explain the recent rise in antisemitism.
"This stand-alone item is not about the health of Palestinians, it is about politicizing health," Israel's Ambassador to the UN Meirav Eilon Shahar told the WHO Executive Board.
This year’s summit, which will be online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is the first time that activists from the BDS movement are using the summit to teach about antisemitism.
A court in Spain has acquitted eight anti-Israel activists of hate crime charges for their role in demanding that the Jewish-American singer Matisyahu declare his support for Palestinian statehood.
The national commemoration committee of the Netherlands named as its keynote speaker a Muslim author who has called Gaza a “ghetto” and is accused of making anti-Semitic statements about Dutch Jews.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu interjected that the policy is “simply wonderful.”
"German-Palestinian Society is an organization that promotes the destruction of the Jewish state and is candidate for SWC top 10 anti-Semitism/anti-Israel list."
"No German MP should ever be associated with a global campaign seeking demise of the Jewish State.”
After incoming Strategic Affairs Minister calls to eliminate his own office, experts and activists weigh in on its necessity.
The university’s Office of Student Affairs condemned the nonbinding resolution, which passed last week in a 22-11 vote with seven abstentions.
The controversial book "The Jews and their Lies," written by the German anti-Catholic reformer Martin Luther in 1543, contains numerous antisemitic passages.
The referendum follows several previous attempts by Palestinian groups on campus to bring a BDS vote to the student body.
The Ministry sees the reaction of BDS organizations to peace deals as an opportunity to delegitimize the movement by showing that the groups are working to hurt peace processes.
The PLFP was heavily involved in terrorist attacks and suicide bombings during the Second Intifada from 2000 to 2005.
The controversial course that prompted the letter is titled 'Apartheid in Palestine and the Criminalization of Solidarity.'
The passengers, from London and Paris, were barred from entering the country • Ukrainian police rummaged through their personal belongings for anything indicating that they were Jewish.
Delegations of Argentine Israelite Associations expressed its concerns over the incident.
The sign was hung from the heavily trafficked Los Angeles interstate 405 highway overpass.
Anthony Lodespoto, 43, was arrested on March and was originally charged with making second-degree terroristic threats amid a state of emergency, which came into effect in the US on March 1, 2020.
In an open letter to the campus community, John Thrasher said he wanted “to reaffirm that Antisemitism and religious discrimination have no home at Florida State University.”
The measures, however, have insufficiently addressed the anti-Zionist or anti-Israeli aspects of the problem.
Following a complaint about problematic emails sent around Easter, the surgeon was subjected to unfair treatment, including threats and public humiliation.
“Monday’s court decision against an activist of the antisemitic BDS movement... is an important success against the violent character of BDS and its supporters."
Major media on Wednesday declared Tlaib the winner against Brenda Jones, who had preceded her in representing the Detroit-area district.
Bush defeated Lacy Clay by 3 percentage points, 48.6% to 45.5% in the primary Tuesday.
An outsider — perhaps a bored prankster or possibly an extremist hacker — somehow accessed the annotating, audio and chat features of our Zoom session to share hateful messages.
The protesters, seeking to protest against factory farming methods and draw public attention, painted the memorial with red dye to simulate blood.
The warning came during a July 10 inspection of the Israel Products Center, an importer and retail outfit run by the pro-Israel group Christians for Israel.
The graffiti was discovered in the Gruissan municipal cemetery in the Aude region on Sunday.
The incident took place on Thursday. The cemetery was ordered closed for a week.
In his latest column for The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, Abdul-Jabbar argues that there has been a “shocking lack of massive indignation” over recent statements on social media.
Missouri joins Nevada, Minnesota and Alabama, among others, in passing legislation preventing the state from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.
“By stating that Zionists are not welcome to its store, this business is basically stating that Jewish people are not welcome,” Rabbi Meyer May, the center’s executive director, said in a statement.
The extremist group Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East, which supports the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, was a sponsor of the protest.
The march was one of many across the United States held in accordance with the Palestinian Authority's call for a "Day of Rage" to protest Israel's partial annexation of the West Bank plan.
Arnaud Gaspart, a spokesman for the Belgian Foreign Ministry, said the document “does not reflect Belgium’s position or point of view.”
The chant "Israel, we know you murder children, too" could be heard amid "Black Lives Matter" and "Palestinian Lives Matter" chants.
"We demand the defunding and dismantling of US police alongside the defunding and dismantling of Zionist colonialism and racist Israeli apartheid."
An Israeli had his entrance denied because he had a layover in Kuwait, whose monarchy boycotts Israel.
In the video, Waters claimed Sheldon Adelson is the puppet master of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump, and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.
Catalonia court overturns BDS motion in municipality outside Barcelona where Israel’s national water polo team was set to play Spain but was relocated due to municipal boycott provisions.
France’s highest appeals’ court in 2015 upheld rulings that convicted campaigners on the basis of inciting racism and anti-Semitism.
During the interview, Awad urged Waters to visit Israel and perform in the country as means for encouraging Israeli-Palestinian dialogue.
The settlement, signed on Tuesday, commits the National Lawyers Guild to refraining from discriminating against Israelis.
“With this decision, the parliament is committed to resolutely combating every form of antisemitism as it emerges."
“For cosmetic and political reasons BDS groups try, albeit unsuccessfully, to draw a distinction between anti-Zionism and antisemitism to soft peddle their racist policies."
"We are committed to ensuring public bodies take a consistent approach to investments and to stop local boycotts."
Andreas Görgen tweeted at least seven posts in favor of Achille Mbembe over the last week without links to critical texts of Mbembe alleged antisemitism and belittling of the Shoah.
"Once again, the director of the Ruhrtriennale Stefanie Carp sets an anti-Israel accent and stages the defamation of the Jewish state in the guise of freedom of art and expression,” said Uwe Becker.
State bans public funds for BDS activities at cultural and music events
Of the 1,106 polled, a fifth want to reject Israel's existence on campus and more than a quarter want to reject Islam.
Many of the Jewish students who attended the meeting to support Bears for Palestine called out “You don’t speak for us” to Nathan Bentolila, who said the university is "not united against hate."
The group said it will focus on Palestinian solidarity; fighting antisemitism and for the safety of Jews and all people through solidarity; and creating Jewish spaces and events outside of Hillel.
Prior to the decision, MLB sponsored ticket pre-sales for Waters' "This is Not a Drill" tour.
There was also a 105% increase in physical assaults on Jews over the previous year.
Munich politician says anitsemitism a factor.
’A Resolution To Endorse the Banning of Sabra Hummus from the Devil’s Den’
Fellow junior Braden Flax said that Esterlit “is as poor a choice as one can possibly conceive, given his front-and-center background as a member of the Israeli Defense Forces.”
All five parties in the National Council agreed on Wednesday to the text of the resolution, and it is thought that it will come to a vote in January.
The initiative is being presented by Columbia University Apartheid Divest (CUAD).
“The circumstances surrounding the labeling requirement in the specific facts presented to the Court are suggestive of anti-Israel bias,” the State Department statement read.
Foreign Ministry braces for diplomatic, PR battle against latest boycott tool
“According to research, we have to assume that the nominated prize-winner is a follower of the BDS movement and has participated in several measures in the cultural boycott of Israel.”
The Florida state legislature in 2016 passed an anti-BDS bill that prevents state institutions from investing in or contracting with companies that boycott companies or products made in Israel.
“We should make an effort to educate people who are against going to Israel; we should learn how to educate Roger Waters."
Gallo was seen in videos placing “warning” labels on Israeli products in a store, encouraging Canadians to boycott them. Doing so is against Canadian law.
'Enough is enough'
The Palestinian rappers, Shadi Al-Bourini and Qassem Al-Najjar, have sung for military action against Tel Aviv and urged the destruction of Israel.
British-Pakistani writer rejected Hebrew translation of her books
“‘Zionist’ in the language of antisemites is a code for Jew,” Gauri Sastry, judge in the west German city of Essen, ruled in her groundbreaking legal decision.
The diplomats pressed lawmakers from Germany and Ireland to not support a law that boycotts Israel
Ilhan Omar spoke out against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the wake of the upcoming Israeli elections.
Barghout states that “any part of Palestine” refers to the land now recognized as Israel.
Supporters claim Palestinian's rights "to education and academic freedom, have been denied for decades under Israel’s military occupation and racist policies.”
The concert in the city of El-Alamein had few attendees after the BDS movement protested the event: “The provocative singer also performed in occupied Palestine.”
"No more preaching to the choir," said Prof. Ron Robin, chairman of the Association of University Heads in Israel.
B’nai Brith Canada’s senior counsel David Matas said he believed the Federal Court’s decision “contains significant legal errors."
Shurat Hadin, also known as the Israel Law Center, filed a motion requiring that the Interior Minister Aryeh Deri does not allow Omar to enter the country because of her support for BDS.
I thought in this case they did a pretty good job, particularly in making it clear why the pro-Israel opposition to BDS is not confined to the right.
Some 350 members of the House cosponsored the resolution – an equal number of Democrats and Republicans.
Petition responds to pro-BDS resolution by 240 Jewish and Israeli scholars.
Iris Hefets, spokeswoman for Jewish Voice, confirmed that the bank pulled the plug on the group’s account because Jewish Voice refused to stop promoting the BDS campaign against Israel.
Waters, who presents himself as a human rights activist, has developed an unwarranted obsession with Israel while ignoring very real human rights infringements elsewhere in the world.
“I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippot everywhere all the time in Germany,” Klein said, adding that he had changed his mind on the subject.
“These [BDS] organizations are obsessed with eradicating Israel as a Jewish state,” said Tzahi Gavrieli.
“The BDS movement relies on lies and bigotry to advance its agenda, we combat those by teaching the truth and preaching tolerance,” says Shari Dollinger, co-executive director of CUFI.
Antisemitism has been around for hundreds of years. But the rise of populism, along with social media, presents new challenges for those trying to fight what is called the “new antisemitism.”
The Strategic Affairs Minister said that the report would “expose the antisemitic rhetoric and actions of BDS lead.
‘Antisemites are not such because of what we are, but because they are bigots and they attach their bigotry to the Jewish people,’ says Caroline Glick.
Senator Ted Cruz and Rep. Ted Deutch spearhead the battle in Congress.
Minister of Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan presented awards to Digi-Tell representatives on stage.