Category Archives: Boycott, Divestment Sanctions BDS

“Boycott, Divestment and Sanction”

A Jordanian opposition leader is charging that the activists behind the “Boycott, Divestment and Sanction” campaign against Israel are racists, according to a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. “BDS claims to target Israel because Israel oppresses the Palestinians. If … Continue reading

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Pro-BDS resolution passes at Portland State University

Jpost Diaspora By JTA \10/27/2016 Portland State University’s student senate passed a resolution urging divestment from companies that “profit from human rights violations” by Israel against Palestinians. The resolution passed Monday with 22 votes in favor, two against and one … Continue reading

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Republican Congressmen: BDS akin to 1930s anti-Semitism

Rep. Doug Lamborn says the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement is the same hatred in “new clothing.” Republican politicians compared the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement to anti-Semitism from the 1930s, at a congressional seminar on the anti-Israel movement in … Continue reading

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‘BDS doesn’t want a better Israel — it wants no Israel’

Jpost Reports- Eminent Hebrew University historian Prof. Yehuda Bauer slammed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement on Tuesday night, at a speaking event in London at London’s Jewish community center, the JW3. The Jewish Chronicle quoted Bauer, 90, as saying … Continue reading

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Spanish court overturns regional Israel boycott

Jpost Reports- ACOM, an Israel lobby group working to combat BDS in Spain, successfully overturned a boycott decision passed by the city council of Vélez-Málaga in the Costa del Sol region this week. The Málaga court issued a preliminary restraining … Continue reading

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Florida senator riles pro-Israel activists by linking Black Lives Matter with Palestinians

Jpost Reports- The outcry against Bullard’s participation is one of several recent signs of emerging tensions between the Black Lives Matter movement and the mainstream Jewish community. Black Lives Matter protest. (photo credit:REUTERS) Pro-Israel activists in the Miami area plan … Continue reading

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BLM, Apartheid, Genocide and BDS

Haaretz Reports- While the majority of the document addresses issues other than Israel, the section on foreign policy, titled Invest-Divest, objects to U.S. military aid to Israel, which it describes as “a state that practices systematic discrimination and has maintained … Continue reading

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