Tag Archives: Boycott Divest Sanctions

How can the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival honor Ed Asner?

Dear Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival: It is unconscionable that the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival is honoring Ed Asner at your upcoming Gala in Beverly Hills. Ed Asner is an advisory board member of Jewish Voice for Peace, a … Continue reading

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Passover on campus

ALGEMEINER With Jews Away for Passover Holiday, US Campuses See Flurry of Activities Targeting Jewish State by Rachel Frommer April 14, 2017 Amid a slew of anti-Israel activities taking place at universities across the US during the Passover holiday this week, … Continue reading

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#BDSFail “BDS campaign’s claims for 2016 are exaggerated, mistaken, misleading, or deliberate lies”

THE TOWER The BDS Movement Claimed Eight Victories in 2016. They Were All Actually Losses by David Gerstman March 10, 2017 One of the key tactics of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign is to make claims that … Continue reading

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“J Street maintains that it opposes the global #BDS movement, but it repeatedly partnered with the movement’s advocates”

IPT NEWS IPT Examines J Street’s Unusual “Support” for Israel March 9, 2017 J Street, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, has an unusual way of showing it “is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans.“It has called for direct negotiations … Continue reading

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#BDSFail Switzerland takes positive stand on #BDS

JERUSALEM POST Swiss Legislature Passes Bill to Stop Funding for Boycotts of Israel by Benjamin Weinthal March 9, 2017 Switzerland’s National Council – the lower chamber of the legislature – passed a bill on Wednesday to stop government funding of … Continue reading

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Rabbi Sacks on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign [VIDEO]

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel is dangerously wrong because beneath the surface it’s an attempt to delegtimize Israel as a prelude to its elimination. No Jew and no humanitarian can stand by and see that happen. … Continue reading

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#BDSFail BDS has failed to turn Israel into a pariah state [VIDEO]

COMMENTARY Is BDS a Bust? by Jonathan Marks February 16, 2017 In 2005, a coalition of organizations claiming to represent Palestinian civil society issued a call to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel…At least as Gallup measures it, that effect … Continue reading

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