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University of Illinois student government conflates #BDS and #BLM

ALGEMEINER Jewish Students at University of Illinois Decry Passage of Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution During High Holidays by Benjamin Kerstein September 24, 2020 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s student government on Wednesday night voted in favor of a pro-BDS resolution … Continue reading

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“However commendable Biden’s decision was to disavow an antisemite like Linda Sarsour, the Democratic Party nominee should clean up his own house first”

THE FEDERALIST Biden Condemns Antisemitism While Ignoring Democrats Who Support It by Benjamin Baird September 12, 2020 …Despite these concerns, Biden continues to ignore the BDS advocate on his staff. In June 2018, his liaison to the Muslim American community, … Continue reading

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“Since outbreak of BLM violence and rioting, there have been numerous affiliations shown between BLM and US-designated foreign terrorist organizations, particularly those that promote BDS”

EIN PRESSWIRE Zachor Legal Institute Supports the Department of Justice’s Reported Inquiry into Black Lives Matter leaders under RICO Zachor Legal Institute September 10, 2020 Zachor Legal Institute strongly supports the US Department of Justice’s reported inquiry into Black Lives … Continue reading

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“The only explanation for this travesty is that many Jews believe that the way to maintain their standing as liberals is to back #BLM”

JNS What are Jews who embrace the Black Lives Matter movement endorsing? by Jonathan Tobin August 31, 2020 To read the statement signed by more than 600 Jewish groups last week, in which they identified their denominations, synagogues and organizations … Continue reading

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#BDSFail UAE issues decree formally ending Israel boycott

ASSOCIATED PRESS UAE formally ends Israel boycott amid US-brokered deal by Jon Gambrell August 29, 2020 The ruler of the United Arab Emirates issued a decree Saturday formally ending the country’s boycott of Israel amid a U.S.-brokered deal to normalize … Continue reading

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With a wide-open field of nine candidates to succeed Democrat Rep. Joe Kennedy, some fear that a split of the pro-Israel/Jewish vote could let a pro-BDS candidate enter Congress

JNS Could a congressional candidate win in New England’s largest Jewish district? by Sean Savage and Jackson Richman August 14, 2020 The Democratic Party has undergone a shift in recent years, with a number of longtime incumbents falling to progressive … Continue reading

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“The increasingly mainstreamed BDS-BLM narrative poses a grave danger to the U.S. and European progressive and liberal Jewish communities”

JNS The BDS-BLM alignment: Implications for Israel and Diaspora Jewry by Dan Diker July 19, 2020 …Despite universal Jewish support for BLM, it failed to prevent a surge of anti-Semitic violence across the United States in the aftermath of the … Continue reading

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J Street and If Not Now sign letter to Biden advocating for, among other things, defunding Pentagon

I24NEWS J Street, If Not Now among groups urging Biden not to appoint BDS critics on security jobs July 8, 2020 J Street and If Not Now, two left-leaning Jewish groups, were among the signatories of a letter to Joe … Continue reading

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“Zahra Haider continues to spread her one-sided, hateful, and dangerous views far and wide thanks to her position at ‘NowThis'”

STOPANTISEMITISM Antisemite of the Week: Zahra Haider – The ‘NowThis’ Jew Hater July 4, 2020 Zahra Haider is one of the leaders of the antisemitic Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, a member of the notorious campus group Students for … Continue reading

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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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