February 15, 2020

Anti-Israel filmmaker files suit against Georgia anti-BDS law

A filmmaker who engages in anti-Israel conspiracy theories has sued the state of Georgia after a planned talk at Georgia Southern University in Savannah was cancelled when she would not sign the state’s anti-BDS pledge. Abby Martin, a former staffer […]
February 15, 2020

Discriminatory U.N. BDS blacklist condemns Israeli companies for adhering to Oslo agreements

(JNS) — After multiple delays over legal, due process and methodological concerns, which do not seem to have been addressed, on Feb. 12 the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights published its “database of all business enterprises” […]
February 11, 2020

Traditionally anti-Israel World Council of Churches considering BDS activist for top post

Dr. Jerry Pillay speaks at Calvin Theological Seminary in 2011. (Facebook) by Dexter Van Zile (CAMERA.org) — During the third week of March, the Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches, an ecumenical organization with a long history of […]
January 19, 2020

Being Targeted by BDS is a Badge of Honor 

by Richard Friedman Be proud of Alabama’s Lionel Richie. He’s coming to Israel. At a time, sadly, when it might be easier for him not to come. A growing movement of Israel-haters, which includes prominent entertainers, have launched an anti-Semitic […]
January 15, 2020

South Dakota Governor Signs Order Barring State from Doing Business with Anti-Israel Boycotters

An hour before giving her State of the State address today, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem signed an executive order prohibiting state offices from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. This makes South Dakota the 28th state to either […]
December 19, 2019

Series of PFLP Arrests Provides More Evidence of Linkage Between BDS Movement, Terrorist Groups

Khalida Jarrar (left), who was arrested by Israel’s Shin Bet security service for her ties with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestinian terror group, is pictured with Israeli-Arab Knesset member Ayman Odeh, who heads the Joint Arab List. […]
December 16, 2019

New Report: How BDS Movement Misuses Social Justice to Spread Jew-Hatred

A march held by members of New York Students for Justice in Palestine. Source: JCPA. By Sean Savage (JNS) — With anti-Semitism on the rise in the United States and across the world, a new report has just been released […]
November 13, 2019

Deporting the Israel Director of Human Rights Watch for BDS Activism is a Victory for Democracy

By Matthew Mainen (JNS) — On Nov. 11, the European Union called on Israel to “reverse its decision” to deport Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch’s director for Israel and the disputed territories. This request comes in the wake of a […]
October 18, 2019

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 speech and while I find the KKK’s views reprehensible I cannot prevent them from holding […]
September 18, 2019

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 Minister Benjamin Netanayahu’s pledge last week to formalize Israel’s sovereignty over the Jordan Valley. Media […]
September 12, 2019

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. A survey released in February suggested that one in five Americans approved of BDS as […]