Dutch Green Party’s about-face on anti-Israel cause illustrates movement’s failure to gain traction after 14 years
Amnesty International tried to persuade online booking companies to stop listing sites in the West Bank. In response, Israel is trying to outlaw it. PLUS: The latest on the upcoming general election. Listen free.
Long-time civil rights leader alleged that decision to rescind award was based on her support for pro-Palestinian causes
After Airbnb removed listings in Israeli settlements, Gov. Ron DeSantis says he plans to suspend the use of Airbnb for state-paid travel and would consider barring the state's pension fund from invests in the company after
The Council on American-Islamic Relations says law that requires contractors to certify that they do not boycott Israel violates free speech
The Arkansas Times is challenging the state's 2017 anti-boycott law which requires contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel, claiming the law infringes on free speech
The ACLU claims the law, which made recent headlines after a speech therapist was fired for refusing to sign a pledge not to boycott Israel, violates the First Amendment right to free speech
Bahia Amawi’s lawyer tells Haaretz anti-boycott ban in Lone Star State could affect ‘anyone, a fireman, a policeman, a teacher. The law is prohibiting political speech – and that’s a problem’
Plaintiff had worked in Austin since 2009, but anti-BDS law added clause to contract that she says violates her First Amendment rights, reports The Intercept
A Jewish center was temporarily shuttered last week after a student expressed a ‘desire for Zionists to die,’ while the administration tells student body it will not be passing a resolution calling for divestment from businesses dealing with Israeli army
'In the wake of Airbnb's decision to ban Jewish homes in Jerusalem and the West Bank, we made it clear BDS is wrong,' Pence says at annual confab of the Israeli American Council
Resolution passes as Ireland advances bill banning settlement produce ■ Legislation promoted to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
The bill prohibits the export and selling of products and services which come from 'illegal settlements in occupied territories' ■ Vote was postponed earlier this year after Israel broached the subject
Citing nation-state law and 'incremental genocide' in Gaza, activists call on organizers of reconciliation conference to disinvite Israeli professors ■ 'Academia is being trampled by politics,' Israeli prof. responds
Airbnb explained that it doesn’t need to profit from land from which people have been uprooted. Is there a more just statement than this?
Waters participated in an event of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement targeting Israel in Buenos Aires, a day before performing there
Gilad Erdan invokes Hitler and compares pro-boycott advocates to Nazis in speech in Tel Aviv to 500 evangelical businesspeople, church leaders
Though interesting, ‘The Lobby’ fails to ask the only important question: Why is the State of Israel, with its fabled intelligence services, begging a bunch of amateurs for intel?
Republican candidate Ron DeSantis and Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum both chase the state's Jewish vote, which could prove crucial in tight race
The aim of preventing the entry of key boycott activists against Israel is preventative, not punitive. The government fears that those who come to Israel will visit the occupied territories
Court slams detention as an 'extreme and dangerous step, which could lead to the crumbling of the pillars upon which democracy stands' ■ Minister at heart of controversy: Supreme Court just rendered anti-boycott law meaningless
Bill would apply to anyone who works to 'undermine Israel’s interests, its relations with any other country, organization or institution ... or any interest they have in Israel'
The treatment of Lara Alqasem by Israeli ministers Dery and Erdan shows that the true patriot is immune to logic
The university's decision to join the appeal of the American student, whose entrance to Israel was denied over BDS, shows a unique expression of academic civics
Denying entry to Lara Alqasem has extinguished the light that shone over Israel as a free country and one committed to freedom of expression
Cheney-Lippold, who supports BDS and therefore refused to give a student a recommendation letter to study in Israel, will not get a merit raise during the 2018-19 academic year and will not be permitted go on his scheduled sabbatical
'The policy that is being implemented now is clearly causing us political damage,' Oren says following a NYT publication on Israel's policy of banning BDS supporters from entering
The boycott movement has done no harm of any consequence to Israel, but it seems some people need a deadly enemy
Bret Stephens and Bari Weiss ask 'why is Israel scared of this young American?' and challenge Israel to invite BDS supporters to visit ■ The Union for Reform Judaism calls for Lara Alqasem's 'immediate release'
‘Her predicament is nothing short of the Kafkaesque’ writes one academic, noting irony that Lara Alqasem – now detained for a week – came to Israel to study justice