“As South Africa’s Chief Rabbi, I have been at the global forefront of repudiating the false and libelous charge that Israel is an apartheid state” - South Africa’s Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein.
The BDS leadership has distanced itself from the Boston map of Jewish and Zionist institutions, demanding affiliates do the same.
It was the first time a federal appeals court ruled in favor of laws forbidding public contractors from being involved in any Israel boycott movements.
On June 10th Norway announced that they will be labeling goods from Judea and Samaria. Interestingly, Norway has never adopted a similar ruling for any other disputed areas around the world.
The Mapping Project and its ilk demonstrate that Israel-haters will ultimately turn on all of us, because hatred of Israel is ultimately hatred of all Jews.
Marshall called BDS the "villains in this tale" for the band Big Thief canceling their concert in Israel.
It remains a point of contention whether Israel lecture videos are part of mandatory job training, but all parties agree Ben & Jerry’s does provide lectures on the subject to employees.
The vote to continue Google's Nimbus Project with Israel came at the recommendation of Alphabet's board of directors.
FBI Boston Special Agent in Charge Joseph Bonavolonta: “At this time, we have not observed any direct threats of violence in open sources related to this map as of its publication.”
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