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“Calls for economic sanctions against Israel risk a costly collision with U.S. anti-boycott laws, as companies such as Airbnb can attest”

FOREIGN POLICY Europeans Pushing to Boycott Israel Over Annexation Should Think Twice by Richard Goldberg June 10, 2020 Israel’s new government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz, may soon declare Israeli sovereignty over roughly 30 … Continue reading

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“Efforts to link police brutality in the United States with the Israel Defense Forces maintaining security against Palestinian attacks have flooded the Internet and been used as propaganda by the BDS movement”

JNS Groups on both far-left and far-right co-opt Black Lives Matter movement to target Israel by Sean Savage June 9, 2020 …In particular, anti-Israel groups have been using the protests over the public murder of 46-year-old George Floyd in Minnesota … Continue reading

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GW University dean selection a sign of “the broader state of academia that continues to produce vapid pro-Palestinian polemics under the thin guise of scholarship”

NEWSWEEK Normalizing Palestinian Scholarship and Anti-Semitism in the Nation’s Capital by Asaf Romirowsky May 21, 2020 The recent appointment of Ilana Feldman as the interim dean of George Washington University’s (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs is extremely concerning on … Continue reading

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“Palestinian media, government officials and activists have recycled these themes by placing coronavirus and Israel at the center of their delusions”

NEWSWEEK Arab world delusions fuel #BDS campaign’s coronavirus conspiracies by Samantha Mandeles May 17, 2020 The past two months have seen an explosion of coronavirus-related anti-Zionist discourse from across the globe. Notably, proponents of the global “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions … Continue reading

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“Democrats have been reluctant to support anti-BDS legislation due to First Amendment concerns”

JNS US House Democrats block anti-BDS bill March 5, 2020 Democrats blocked a bill on Wednesday in the U.S. House of Representatives that would have prohibited U.S. support for the anti-Israel BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Rep. … Continue reading

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“So many adoring fans are awaiting the arrival of Celine in Israel this August and we will not let hate and division win”

ALGEMEINER Israel Supporters Urged to Show Solidarity With Celine Dion Who Is Facing BDS Pressure Over Tel Aviv Shows by Shiryn Ghermezian February 20, 2020 The pro-Israel education group StandWithUs launched a petition on Thursday calling on people to show … Continue reading

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#BDSFail University of Illinois overturns vote to divest

JNS University of Illinois rejects BDS resolution passed by student government February 13, 2020 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) rejected a BDS resolution passed by the student government in the early hours on Thursday morning. “Illinois Student Government … Continue reading

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MLB cancels promotion of Roger Waters’ tour due to BDS support

BILLBOARD MLB Will Not Schedule Any More Promotions of Roger Waters by Associated Press February 8, 2020 Major League Baseball will not schedule any more advertising on its platforms promoting music artist Roger Waters. The leadership of the Jewish advocacy … Continue reading

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Amnesty International campaigns neatly align with BDS goals

JEWISH PRESS Amnesty International’s Obsessive Anti-Semitic, Anti-Israel Hatred by Arye Greene/TPS December 22, 2019 Close scrutiny of dozens of social media accounts linked to Amnesty International and research of the output of over 40 of the organization’s staff and volunteers … Continue reading

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Report concludes “global interconnections between BDS and terror organizations were vast, with more than 100 connections being identified”

JNS Israel’s Arrest of Palestinian Terrorist Leader Highlights ‘Extensive Overlaps’ Between BDS and Terror Groups by Sean Savage December 18, 2019 The announcement on Wednesday by Israel’s Shin Bet security agency that it has arrested some 50 members of the … Continue reading

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