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Would the University of Minnesota welcome a KKK convention?

By Mitchell Bard In a statement, the UMinn president justified allowing an upcoming KKK conference on campus: “The First Amendment protects even the most heinous…

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The American Left isn’t really pro-Palestinian — just anti-Israel

(JNS) — As Israel heads into its second set of elections this year, the latest talking point of the American anti-Israel left is Israeli Prime…

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Why is the BDS movement dangerous? Look at the long-term damage

By Tesfazion Gerhelase (JNS) — Not many Israelis are aware of how successful the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has become, particularly among liberals….

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Kentucky applauded for becoming 26th anti-BDS state

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr From Staff and Wire Reports Christians United for Israel, America’s largest pro-Israel advocacy group, has joined Jewish organizations…

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California considering anti-Israel “ethnic studies” curriculum with antisemitic tropes

The anti-Israel “Arab World Studies Notebook,” pictured, has been used to educate Massachusetts students in the Newton schools. Photo Credit: Amazon. By Jackson Richman and…

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New report highlights ties between IfNotNow and anti-Semitic pro-Palestinian group

In January, members of IfNotNow protested against Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon’s visit to New Orleans. By Eliana Rudee (JNS, July 30) — The progressive Jewish…

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Opinion: A Little Good News from Campus

By Mitchell Bard It’s been another academic year, and another year in the endless campus war against Israel. Its enemies are relentless and undeterred by…

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Sixth BDS national conference sheds light on movement’s intentions and terrorist affiliates

A view of the BDS National Conference held in Ramallah in the West Bank in March 2019. Credit: BDS National Committee via Facebook. By Eliana…

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When is the tent too big? Boston Jewish umbrella kicks out group over BDS support

Members of the Boston Workmen’s Circle attending a rally. Credit: Boston Workmen’s Circle via Facebook. By Sean Savage (JNS) — The decision in January by…

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Federal court upholds anti-BDS bill in Arkansas

(JNS) A federal judge upheld an Arkansas law that forbids state agencies from investing in or contracting with companies that boycott Israel. Chief U.S. District…

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