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.
BDS has been in the air as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become a flashpoint of the American labor movement, public education unions in particular.
The business item calls for public support of Palestine and is similar to business items that have been proposed in the past.
“Block the Boat” organizers online also indicated similar actions would take place this week in Detroit, Vancouver, Philadelphia and London.
The ship belongs to the Israeli shipping company Zim.
Not for the first time, IfNotNow have been blasted for mourning the death of terrorists. During the 2014 Gaza war the group organized similar demonstrations.
The store owner has previously come under fire for comparing COVID-19 vaccine passports to Nazi era documents issued to Jews.
Haddad came under fire from local leaders after he liked a change in a profile picture by an officer who added an “I stand with Israel” banner to his picture.
The kippah wearing man was called a "Jewish bastard" by at least one man involved in the incident.
The 24-year-old made comments on social media where he sympathized with Nazis, described Jews as "parasites" and said that "extermination is the best option for them."
Roger Waters, the former frontman of Pink Floyd and a longtime leading activist in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, is among the signers
“Elected officials have used reckless, irresponsible antisemitic rhetoric,” said a letter condemning the rising antisemitism sparked by the Israel-Hamas war earlier this month.
The United Educators of San Francisco, which has 6,200 members, is the first American K-12 union of public school teachers to officially support BDS, although other unions have already done so.
In addition to writing the definitive work on the Holocaust in the Nikolayev region, Vladimir Shchukin also authored research papers on the Jewish presence in Ukraine more broadly.
BBC digital reporter Tala Halawa's 2014 antisemitic tweets were unearthed recently.
The US will keep up its policy of not participating in events commemorating the 2001 Durban Declaration, which singled out Israel as racist.
In a historical first, three Israeli artists showcase their work at an Emirati art festival, drawing criticism from BDS groups and academic boycotters worldwide.
Pfizer, the producer of the majority of Israel's coronavirus vaccines, marked one of its medical information centers in Israel as being located in "Palestine."
The officer, who is part of an elite unit headquartered at the Vélizy-Villacoublay municipality southwest of Paris, discovered the text on Feb. 4, Le Parisien reported Wednesday.
On Thursday, the Gazeta Wyborcza daily published the pictures from 2007 of Tomasz Greniuch, who in 2019 was appointed head of the local branch of the Institute of National Remembrance in Opole.
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.”