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AOC Touts Support from Anti-Semitic Groups for Israel Letter

A congressional letter organized by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and a delegation of progressive Democrats in Congress was endorsed by organizations that call for Israel’s destruction, promote boycotts of the Jewish state, endorse terrorism,

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Outrage After Far-Left Pro-BDS Group Ties Israel to Minneapolis Police Violence

Protesters gather at the scene where George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was pinned down by a police officer kneeling …

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Outrage Greets Pro-BDS Petition to University of California Blaming Israel for Teaching Methods That Killed George Floyd

Anti-Israel protesters disrupt an event at the University of California, Los Angeles, May 17, 2018. Photo: Screenshot. Outrage erupted on …

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BDS co-founder says goal of movement is end of Israel

During a 20-minute interview in Arabic via a Podcast, Omar Barghouti appears to have let slip its real objective.

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BDS is failing - the never ending story (June 2020)

Here’s the latest installment in our ongoing series of posts documenting BDS fails. Political BDS Fails Oklahoma stands with Israel  https://twitter

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Pink Floyd BDSed Roger Waters

Waters is upset because Gilmour thinks he is irrelevant and banned the mention of Waters' solo projects from the band's website and Facebook page.

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BACKGROUNDER: The Intrinsic Antisemitism of BDS | CAMERA

The anti-Jewish bigotry that characterizes the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has become even more apparent as BDS leaders and members seize upon

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BDS founder: If Israel develops coronavirus vaccine you can still take it

“If Israel finds a cure for cancer, for example, or any other virus, then there is no problem in cooperating with Israel to save millions of lives.”

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The True Nature Of The BDS Movement

BDS is not primarily a pro-Palestinian movement, but an anti-Jewish one. Denying one group, and one group only, the right to homestead land is unjust.

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Anti-Israel activists don't care about the facts

Professional politicians say a lot of things that just aren't true, so perhaps it's not fair to hold others to

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Israel Apartheid Week: The Smear Disguised as a Human Rights Campaign

  Every spring,  the annual "Israel Apartheid Week," hate-fest hits students on university campuses in North America and Europe.  In a bid to dupe

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US House Democrats block pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

Lawmakers defeated consideration of the bill by a tally of 219-194.

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UC Berkeley student gov't won't condemn display featuring Palestinian terrorists

University committee vetoes 4-1 resolution to condemn exhibition celebrating three women convicted of terror attacks against Israelis

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As BDS runs rampant on UK campuses, Jewish students are fighting back

Two weeks ago, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, of all days, KCL Action Palestine – a student campaign group at

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BDS: Myths and Facts | HonestReporting

What is BDS, the "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions" movement against Israel? BDS myths characterize the campaign as grass roots social justice fighting

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New report details history and scope of active BDS movement

A new comprehensive report about the history and current state of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement – more commonly

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Florida cop suspended for Israeli wife's Facebook posts against Rashida Tlaib

Lima-Taub explained that her primary issue with Tlaib is the congresswoman's support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel

Politics | Campus Watch

REPORT: Anti-Israel profs ‘weaponizing’ curricula for political agenda

A new report from an anti-Semitism watchdog group reveals statistical evidence suggesting that anti-Israel professors are using their classes to promote a BDS agenda.

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Pennsylvania student government votes to ban Sabra hummus on campus because it’s an Israeli product

For once, the school has come out against the idea, although we're sure professors were on board.

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BDS Faculty Using Classrooms to Promote 'Politically-Motivated, Anti-Israel Perspective,' Study Suggests

An illustrative photo of a university classroom. Photo: Public domain. Academic instructors who back the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions …

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Steve Kramer - Jewish Students Receive Protection from Aggression

Steve Kramer – Jewish Students Receive Protection from Aggression The BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) movement began on N. American college campuses during the previous administration. It’s just one of a number of campus campaigns aimed a

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And they call themselves the New Israel Fund?

The New Israel Fund has the chutzpa to stand with Europe's bias against israel.

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The dilution of higher education by BDS

Growing up as the child of Jewish anti-apartheid activists in Johannesburg, South Africa, I was immersed in political debates, news

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Columbia University to Hold Israel Divestment Referendum; Supporters Chant ‘From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will Be Free’

The Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) meets on Nov. 24, 2019. Photo: Screenshot / CCSC. Student leaders at Columbia University …

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How BDS Mainstreamed Antisemitism on the American Campus — and Beyond

Students Supporting Israel and Reservists on Duty protests the SJP National Conference at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities / …

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Rolling Stone Mag Continues to Promote BDS | CAMERA

Rolling Stone continues its recent, unfortunate trend of promoting BDS goals in its coverage of the Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Demi Lovato’s trip to

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Omar: BDS of Israel Will Lead to a Peace Process

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) said on Sunday that a United States-led institution of the Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment movement against Israel is the "kind of pressure" that will lead to a "peaceful process" in the region.

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Meet the Canadian BDS-Holes Who Missed the Memo

A Facebook page called Boycott Israel interests/products in Canada has proudly announced they are not antisemitic...because Facebook said so!

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New Miftah outrage: Article claims Israel steals organs of Haitian, Ukrainian kids.

New Miftah outrage: Article claims Israel steals organs of Haitian, Ukrainian kids. Thanks to our friend ElderofZiyon for this expose. John-Paul Pagano found this amazing article at Hanan Ashrawi’s Miftah that claims Israel steals the organs of chil

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Victor Rosenthal - "You don't have a right to exist. May we come in?"

Victor Rosenthal – “You don’t have a right to exist. May we come in?” It would show great weakness if Israel allowed Rep. Omar and Rep. Tlaib to visit. – Donald Trump If you kill your enemies, they win – not said by Justin Trudeau, but cou

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European Union Poised to Put Warning Labels on Jewish-Made Products

The European Union is poised to mandate that Israeli products made in contested territories carry consumer warning labels.

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URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Stop Anti-Israel Hate in California Public Schools

The State of California is currently reviewing a model Ethnic Studies curriculum, which openly promotes hateful boycotts against Israel and omits antisemitism as a form of bigotry.

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Rashida Tlaib silent on constituent targeted by BDS threats and vandalism

On July 23, the House voted 398-17 in favor of bipartisan House Resolution 246, condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel and noting that BDS “seeks to exclude the State of Israel and the Israeli people from the economic, c

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NY Times Stumbles on BDS Antisemitism | CAMERA

The New York Times finally acknowledges that BDS opposes Israel's existence, but seems to ask: Is that so bad?

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

Canary Mission launched a campaign and report revealing a strategic partnership between IfNotNow and American Muslims for Palestine, a group that has incited and celebrated violence against Israelis, denied Jewish peoplehood and mocked the Holocaust on so

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BDS, Omar Shakir, and Israel Eliminationism | The Jerusalem post

The scale and depth of the effort to remove Israel from the world map was dramatically highlighted in an hour-long BBC documentary on the visceral hatred of the UK Labour party and its leader Corbyn.

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‘The Squad’ Splits In Anti-BDS Vote, Media Conceals How Two Of Them Voted | Daily Wire

The four far-left congresswomen that belong to "The Squad" split on Tuesday in a House resolution vote on opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

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Victor Rosenthal - Fighting BDS, Part II

Victor Rosenthal – Fighting BDS, Part II Falsehood flies, and the truth comes limping after it. – Jonathan Swift The Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions (BDS) movement is not intended as an economic weapon against Israel, and has not succeeded as such. I

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AOC’s concern over anti-BDS resolution is that it could, you know, pave the way toward violent protest

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is afraid being "overly punitive" might force nonviolent protesters down another path.

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Victor Rosenthal - Fighting BDS, Part I

Victor Rosenthal – Fighting BDS, Part I The Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel has not been an effective economic weapon. It has had few victories and numerous defeats. I think that’s probably because market forces are stro

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Holocaust Encyclopedia - Antisemitism

The term antisemitism was coined only in the nineteenth century, but anti-Jewish hatred and Judeophobia (fear of Jews) date back to ancient times and have a variety of causes.

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Ilhan Omar Is Wrong. Here Is Why Anti-BDS Laws Are Perfectly Constitutional.

Jew-hater extraordinaire Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) — she of "Jews have dual loyalty" and "support for Israel is only due to monetary interest" fame — is at it again.

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About Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic, Pro-BDS Resolution | Israellycool

Rep. Ilhan Omar has just introduced a new pro-BDS resolution in Congress, with fellow antisemite Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. John Lewis.

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Ilhan Omar: Antisemitic BDS Movement Is Like The Boston Tea Party

Rep. llhan Omar (D-MN) is doing what she does best: ruffle the feathers of everyone and peddling her anti-Semitic agenda on the Hill. She’s trash.

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WATCH: Paul Anka in Israel: I Told BDS to F*** Off! | Israellycool

Legendary American crooner Paul Anka is performing in Israel tonight. Ahead of the show, he was interviewed by Israeli television.

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OMG, Just Shut Up: An Open Letter to Linda Sarsour | Jewish Journal

Dear Linda Sarsour, This is an appeal to you on behalf of the Jewish community for you to stop speaking for us, about us or to us.  I know you’ve ignored

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

VADUM: The Radicalization Of Campus Anti-Semitism In North Carolina | Daily Wire

While Duke University’s student newspaper, The Chronicle, characterizes Israel as a “murderous” country with “genocidal policies” and defends Rep.

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WATCH: Disturbed's David Draiman on BDS, Antisemitism and His 'Dear Friend' (!) Roger Waters

Once again, David Draiman shows why he is probably the most articulate music frontman out there.

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Why Neo-Nazis Love The BDS Movement So Much

'Stop Zionism!' 'Israel is our misfortune!' Who said it: 'progressive' supporters of the boycott Israel movement – or U.S. white supremacists and German neo-Nazis?

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German neo-Nazi parties aggressively push boycott of Israel | The Jerusalem post

The party Die Rechte (The Right) used an election poster for the weekend's EU parliament vote stating: "Boycott Israel. Stop ethnic cleansing."

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Why Anti-Zionism Worse than Anti-Semitism | Jewish Journal

I always get suspicious when I hear someone flaunt their pro-Israel credentials by saying, “I firmly believe in Israel’s right to exist.” Gee, thanks. I firmly believe in your right to exist, too.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

‘Israel Studies’ academics blast ‘academic thuggery’ of the left | JNS

Terms such as “apartheid,” “genocide,” “ethnic cleansing” and “colonialism” have been used to delegitimize Zionism and the Jewish state.

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At Haifa University, Pitzer College President Reaffirms Opposition to Israel Boycott, Support of Academic Freedom

Pitzer College President Melvin Oliver and University of Haifa President Ron Robin at Haifa’s 47th Board of Governors meeting. Photo: …

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Israel Using Holocaust to 'Blackmail' Germany, Palestinians Claim in Response to Bundestag Condemnation of BDS

The German parliament building in Berlin. Photo: Reuters / Hannibal Hanschke. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has issued a furious rebuke …

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Inside The Ties Between Anti-Israel BDS Groups And Palestinian Terror Orgs

Groups in the anti-Israel boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) movement have ties to Palestinian groups on the State Department's list of terrorist organizations.

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Everyone needs to know the truth about the West Bank - and here it is

People refer to the West Bank as "occupied." But is that even what it's called? Are the Jewish people occupying their own land? Here are all the answers!

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US Envoy for Combatting Antisemitism Blasts the BDS Movement as Jew-Hatred

Newly appointed special US Envoy for Combatting Antisemitism, Elan Carr, did not mince words in describing the truth about the anti-Israel BDS movement.

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Celebrities who are pro-Israel

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement has plenty of money flowing in, mostly from Europe, to pressure businesses and investors from engaging with Israeli organizations in an effort to isolate the Jewish state from the rest of the world. Th

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BDS – The Apartheid Myth - Part Two

BDS disseminates inflammatory, false and misleading antisemitic and anti-Israel statements. It pushes the false claim that Israel is an Apartheid state.

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BDS – Understanding the Fallacies - Part One

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (BDS) enterprise masquerades as a peaceful movement with the goal of securing rights for Palestinian Arabs in Israel.

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Austrian police fine students for waving Israel flag at anti-BDS protest - Israel News

A police supervisor told the students the Israeli flag is a “provocation” and issued the activists a 150 euro fine.

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BDS on American College Campuses in 2014-2015 | ADL

U.S. campuses have increased anti-Israel activity during the 2014-2015 academic year. Learn more about the student response to BDS campaigns against Israel.

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Jewish Group at University of Maryland Laments 'Particularly Insensitive' Plan for BDS Vote to Take Place on Passover

University of Maryland, College Park. Photo: Bgervais / Wikipedia. A resolution supporting the controversial boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign …

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Dutch Israel boycott supporter triggers Israeli wine shopping craze - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Mieke Zagt took to Twitter to protest the sale of Efrat Wine by the Hema chain store. Instead, Israel supporters bought all the bottles they could.

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17 UC Berkeley Professors Warn ‘Discriminatory’ BDS Campaign Poses ‘Clear and Direct Threat to Academic Freedom’

UC Berkeley’s Sather Gate. Photo: John Morgan. Seventeen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, warned on Tuesday against the …

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Boycotting Israel - Is It Really Free Speech?

There's almost no end to the claims that boycotting Israel is "free speech," protected by law. But this actually reflects a misunderstanding of how the US

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In a first, U.S. calls on German banks to close BDS accounts

The account in question belongs to the Jewish Voice for a Fair Peace in the Middle East and is used to raise funds to promote BDS.

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WATCH: BDS-Hole Makes Idiot of Herself Trying to Answer Simple Question on 'Palestine'

A BDS-hole is asked the straight-forward question: 'When was Palestine declared a nation and how?' Hilarity ensues.

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Rashida Tlaib, pro-BDS congresswoman, has website by Israeli company

The popular Israeli-founded Wix was used to create U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's website despite her calls to boycott Israel.

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Why Anti-Semitism Is The New Social Justice

All the cool kids are busy fighting against the movement for Jewish indigenous rights

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BDS Plays a Nazi Tune Outside Carnegie Hall

A BDS protest in front of Carnegie Hall. Photo: Liberate Art. There was a lot to jeer at this past …

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BDS Lobby in South Africa Determined to Wreck $354 Million Dollar Purchase of Local Dairy Giant by Israeli-Led Consortium

Supporters of the BDS movement in South Africa. Photo: Twitter screenshot. Shares in South Africa’s largest dairy firm plunged by …

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Proof: BDS Is Linked To Terrorists. Just As You Suspected.

An Israeli report has found that the BDS movement maintains direct ties with multiple terrorist organizations.

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New Israeli Government Report Details Alleged Terror Links of BDS Groups

A pro-BDS demonstration. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement has extensive terror links, according to …

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‘Antisemitic’ Amnesty International Campaign Targets Historic Jewish Sites in Israel, Watchdog Says

Jews praying at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Noam Revkin-Fenton / Flash90. Human rights group …

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Airbnb is doing the Democrats' dirty work | TheHill

Current Democrat messaging about free speech and two states is a stall tactic. When the dust settles, from top to bottom, the Democrats will own the anti-Semitism of BDS.

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BDS Unmasked: Anti-Semitism, Is That You?

A so-called ‘teach-in’ event made me realize something about the BDS movement.

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Women's March Unveils New Manifesto Supporting Anti-Semitic BDS Movement

The Women's March openly embraced the anti-Semitism it has been repeatedly accused of Saturday, with leaders openly embracing the Boycott-Divestment-Sanction movement from the Women's Mar

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Brazen Support for BDS: A Troubling First in the New Congress | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Last week, new members of the US Congress were sworn in. While there were a few “firsts” to be celebrated,...

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As new anti-Israel threats emerge, students get crash course on changing campus environment

A four-day conference run by CAMERA in Boston teaches tools of activism, using words, facts, patience and plain-old courage to combat the scourge of anti-Israel sentiment on campus.

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Leftists and the Jews | Frontpage Mag

Where the real war on the Jewish people isn't coming from.

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Revealed: The Twisted Version of Tikkun Olam in Linda Sarsour’s Playbook | Israellycool

Why Linda Sarsour helps non-Muslims – in her own words

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The Anti-Semitic Stench of Pink Floyd

I’ve read some heavy-duty attacks on Israel and Jews in my time, but they pale beside the anti-Semitic diatribe offered by Pink Floyd songwriter Roger Waters.

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Trump and BDS are symptoms of the same illness | Fred Maroun

Despite living at a time when immensely more information is available at our fingerprints than ever before, and even......

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German BDS backers go on labeling spree of Israeli products | The Times of Israel

Self-styled 'inspectors' descend on German town's businesses checking to see what goods were not marked

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Bon Jovi stands up for Israel — and against the boycott buffoons | New York Post

Bon Jovi played Tel Aviv on Saturday — the latest band to flip off Roger Waters and the rest of the odious Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement. For years now,...

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SPME BDS Monitor: Hillary Clinton Takes a Stand Against BDS

July saw the conclusion of an agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program, and focus is being shifted back to the Arab-Israeli conflict. With it are explicit threats that Israel will be blamed and isolated if the U.S. Congress blocks the agreement. But pre

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A reply to Rob Eshman, Jewish Journal Editor’s article, Sheldon: Improve Israel’s odds

Recently there was an impressive show up in Las Vegas, where money moguls got together to discuss the implications of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement against Israel and how to attempt to combat it.

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Letter to the Editor of the Jewish Journal

A reply to Rob Eshman, Jewish Journal Editor's article, Sheldon: Improve Israel's odds. Mr. Eshman, the Jewish Journal Chief Editor, is against Israel.

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BDS and Hamas: The New Partnership

Hamas is pinning high hopes on BDS to pave the way for the destruction of Israel through boycotts, divestment and sanctions. Hamas believes that such tools are no less important than rockets and suicide bombings, which have thus far failed to achieve the

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Video: Irish BDS Supporters OK Doing Business with Iran, North Korea, Sudan | Truth Revolt

In his newest "Ami on the Street" short video, filmmaker Ami Horowitz, whose 2012 film UN Me I reviewed here for FrontPage Magazine, hilariously highlights the hypocrisy of BDS movement supporters in Ireland, where store owners are proud

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The REAL Essence of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) Movement

In Syria hundreds of thousands of children, women and men are being slaughtered, and the world is silent but targets Israel. In Arab lands and countries around Israel women are raped and beheaded and the world is silent.

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Why Is Pakistan More Legitimate than Israel? - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

Whenever I have received a call from a listener to my radio show challenging Israel’s legitimacy, I have asked these people if they ever called a radio show to challenge any other country’s legitimacy. In particular, I ask, have they ever questioned t

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After Paris, Whither the BDS Movement?

Let’s say, just for the sake of argument, that you belong to a group committed to ending the Israeli presence in the West Bank and erecting a Palestinian state. In the face of repeated criticism, you’ve insisted that you have no problem with Jews, tha

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BDS: The Attempt to Strangle Israel - Prager University

The latest strategy employed by those who wish to strangle Israel is called BDS. It may sound harmless, but do not be fooled. It stands for Boycott, Divestment�and Sanctions, and not only is it poisonous for Israel, but for the world as well. Israel is on

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Pro-Israel Students Need to Watch This

Do you have an active anti-Israel group at your campus? If you do, a malicious new campaign called Divestment may be coming your way next. Learn the basics a...

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Jewish DePaul Student: 'I No Longer Felt Safe on This Campus'

This week, students at DePaul University are being asked to get involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and vote on a non-binding resolution that asks the university to divest from companies that do business in the Jewish State. But for some Jewish s