Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, also known as BDS.
German antisemitism commissioner praises verdict against BDS activist

“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."

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators carrying a sign reading "DBS" (Divestment, Boycott, and Sanctions) mar
How to stop antisemitism during a pandemic

The blatant bigotry against Jews has relentlessly risen on campuses.

By AVI D. GORDON
10/08/2020
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) participates in a House Financial Services Committee hearing with Facebook
Pro-BDS Rashida Tlaib wins Michigan Democratic primary

Major media on Wednesday declared Tlaib the winner against Brenda Jones, who had preceded her in representing the Detroit-area district.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
06/08/2020
Pro-BDS Cori Bush defeats pro-Israel Missouri congressman in DNC primary

Bush defeated Lacy Clay by 3 percentage points, 48.6% to 45.5% in the primary Tuesday.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
06/08/2020
BDS can be defeated on the political battleground - opinion

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Betty McCollum, Rashida Tlaib and others wrote a letter, threatening sanctions on US aid to Israel.

Missouri Governor Mike Parson signs an anti-BDS bill into law. July 13, 2020.
Missouri joins 31 other states in passing anti-BDS legislation

Missouri joins Nevada, Minnesota and Alabama, among others, in passing legislation preventing the state from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.

Students stage a demonstration against the expulsion of the BDS activist Lara Alqasm, outside the Mo
New website lists Israeli professors who are anti-Israel

Im Tirtzu has listed on a new website 150 Israeli professors known to have engaged in anti-Israel activities.

Biden blasts BDS: Why it matters

Biden's firm rejection of BDS contrasts with the views of several members of Congress led by Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), both of whom have explicitly endorsed BDS.

By TOBY DERSHOWITZ , ORDE KITTRIE
21/06/2020
BDS victory in Spain overturned in court two years later

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.

US REP. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez introduces Sen. Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally before the New H
An open letter to Mr. Jamaal Bowman on Israel's human rights record

There is no country anywhere, facing the same threats as Israel, that has a better human rights record.

By AVI WEISS
16/06/2020
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