The funds, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said, would be instead used to expand international assistance projects in countries that vote for Israel in international forums.
Minister Erdan's plan for a blacklist of BDS supporters has far from dismayed leftist activists. 'It's a good sign that we're on the right track,' Boycott from Within co-founder says.
Israel's Travel Ban Backlash: Over 100 Jewish Studies Scholars Threaten to Not Visit Israel in Protest
'In spite of our different views, we stand in strong opposition to the new law,' petition reads, while other liberal U.S. Jews warn new law will cause drift toward BDS camp.
There was a time when commentators wryly observed that Israel acts like a country which wants people to hate it and boycott it. After this week, there's nothing wry about it.
Trump’s effort, while it may not be wise, is at least rooted in a genuine potential problem: terrorism. But there’s no argument to be made for Israel’s ban on boycott supporters.
The new anti-BDS law marks a drastic shift in Israel's relationship with the outside world by sending the message that many of those who deeply object to the occupation are no longer welcome to visit.
Since beginning of 2017, nearly 100 bomb threats have been made to more than 70 JCCs and Jewish day schools across the United States.
Tom Perez, the new chairman of the DNC, has had little input on foreign policy, including Israel. 'I'm so glad Tom Perez won and even happier Israel proved not to be an issue,' party activist says.
Bill allows Montana to stand in solidarity with Israel after neo-Nazis moved against Jews in Whitefish, Republican House speaker says, but others say state should stay out of global politics.
Keith Ellison, Marred by Allegations of anti-Semitism, Loses to Tom Perez in Bid to Lead Democratic Party
Tom Perez, Obama's labor secretary largely viewed as the 'establishment' candidate, names Keith Ellison deputy DNC chair following vote.