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BRITISH LEADERS CONDEMN ACADEMIC BOYCOTT

Ministers, professors slam U.K. boycott of Israeli academe U.K. lecturers to boycott academics who fail to condemn Israeli policy; U.K. gov't says 'regrets' move. By Haaretz Service and Tamara Traubmann, Agencies | May.29, 2006 | 12:00 AM Israeli leaders and academics Monday slammed a vote by the largest university...
JEWISH VOICE FOR PEACE IS ARAB FRONT GROUP FOR BDS

The Jewish Federations of North America removed Rebecca Vilkomerson, executive director of JVP, and Cecilie Surasky, deputy director of JVP, from its Jewish Community Heroes competition because JVP "is a supporter of the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign targeting investment in Israel". Joe Berkofsky, JFNA managing director of communic...
The TIAA-CREF DIVESTMENT HOAX

TIAA-CREF Hoax - Clarification   After watching the Presbyterians vote down divestment another 3-4 times on Friday (and seeing them boo someone trying to continue to drag it back on the agenda), I decided I could take a couple of days off before wrapping up the PCUSA story. But before that, it’s time to keep a...
THE AFRICAN BDS DISGRACE

The African BDS disgrace Op-ed: As South African case shows, BDS replaces healthy debate with totalitarian way of thinking Debra Mankowitz The recent cancellation by University of KZN of the invitation to Israel’s Deputy Ambassador to South Africa Yaakov Finkelstein to freely address students and staff of smacks of racism of the wor...
PALESTINIANS PREFER TO BUY ISRAELI GOODS

  Palestinian Arabs prefer to buy Blue and White! Al Watan Voice reports (excerpted and slightly paraphrased): [click on hyper-link of All Watan Voice, scroll down to see video, if you understand Arabicor even if you don't] http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2012/05/palestinian-arabs-pr...
OH, THE WAR CRIME!!! BDS FAILS BY CAIRO

Egyptian Team Breaks Adidas Boycott. BDS fail?   Adidas is now being targeted by the BDS'ers for having the unmitigated audacity to have sponsored last month's Jerusalem marathon. Truly a war crime. The boycott was announced by Saudi Prince Nawaf bin Faisal, chairman of the Arab council of youth and sports ministers...
METHODIST CHURCH REJECTS DIVESTMENT

Methodist Church Unanimously Rejects Divestment Resolution By: Malkah Fleisher Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons The United Methodist General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB) voted unanimously against divestment from three companies which do business in Judea, Samaria, and the Golan Heights, ...
BDS AT FLORIDA U. PROVES IT'S ANTI-SEMITISM

Monday, April 9, 2012 Anti-Israel group "evicts" Jewish students from Florida University   According to the Florida Sun-Sentinel, fake eviction notices were taped to the doors of more than 200 Jewish students at Florida Atlantic University. The notices were posted by Students for Justice...
IMPORTANT FILM ABOUT BDS

On March 30, 2012 and always support Israel. For a list of business that sell Israeli products, visit the Buy Israeli Goods website ...
LEFTIST BISHOP REJECTS ANTI-ISRAEL DIVESTMENT

Leftist Bishop Rejects Anti-Israel Divestment   Mark D. Tooley While the United Methodist Church and Presbyterian Church (USA) denominations will ponder anti-Israel divestment at their conventions this year, the Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop opposes divestment. “The Episcopal Church does not endorse divestment o...
THE ACADEMIC WATER LIBEL THAT ISRAEL STEALS WATER

The Water Libel Published: Thursday, March 22, 2012 4:18 PM Today is International Water Day, as good a time as any to debunk the mendacious "water libel" that says that Israel is stealing water from the PA Arabs. Mark LangfanThe writer, has created an original educational 3d Topographic Map System of Israel to facil...
BDS IS FAILING IN THE UK: TRADE WITH ISRAEL UP

  UK-Israel bilateral trade soared 34 percent in 2011. BDS Fail.   Ali Abunimah must be spinning cartwheels with glee. From the Jpost UK-Israel bilateral trade soared 34 percent to £3.75 billion ($6b.) last year – proving there is no economic boycott of Israel, British Amb...
FINKLESTEIN'S BDS SECRETS

Finkelstein’s BDS Secrets This article by Ran Baratz is republished courtesy of Jewish Ideas Daily to complement our coverage of Norman Finkelstein’s attack on the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement. Ubiquitous anti-Israel activist Norman Finkelstein stirred up the blogosphere last week. In a YouTube interview with p...
UNIV. OF CALIF. PROMOTES ANTI-SEMITISM OF PACBI

Visit AMCHA watch the two videos below:   AMCHA Update: AMCHA Co-founders send letter to CSU officials urging them to revoke sponsorship of Ilan Pappe speaking tour. AMCHA Update: AMCHA sends Chancellor Reed an open letter with over 1,800 signatures   AMCHA Initiative co-founders and over 1,800 supp...
THE SHAMEFUL DOUBLE STANDARD OF HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

Shameful double standard Op-ed: Abuses of non-Western regimes excused, democracies’ sins magnified Frayda Leibtag Human Rights Watch (HRW), one of the world’s largest non-government organizations, is failing in its mandate to protect universal human rights. In closed societies where the organization’s work is most needed, and where...
BDS conference at Penn met my worst expectations

From an article by Guy Herschmann ia senior at U.C. Santa Cruz and the campus professional for StandWithUs in Northern California and Western Canada.  Originally published in the Jweekly   Toward the end of last week, I flew from the Bay Area to Philadelphia for the national BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) conference...
PENNBDS Mobilizes Supporters of Israel

From an article by Alex Mishkin , originally published at the David Project You’ve Got a Friend in US Hatred is no match for the message of peace and friendship. Nowhere was this more evident than the University of Pennsylvania. As I mentioned in a previous blog post, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement held their national confer...
PennBDS – Perspective

 The last in a series of brilliant essays on the PennBDS confwerence at the Divest This blog: PennBDS – Perspective   Well the PennBDS conference has come and gone and before looking at what it all adds up to, I’d like to start by congratulating the organizers for the impressive job they accomplished. ...
U Penn BDS Conference on How to Dismantle Israel

From an article by David Roberts, originally posted here The University of Pennsylvania will be breaking all precedents about legitimizing and mainstreaming anti-Israel activism on prominent college campuses this week -- and crossing a new red line -- by hosting a conference, called PennBDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions), which op...
PennBDS - Direct Action and Spectacle

Originally posted here at the Divest this website.   Back in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, when 3.5 inch floppy disks were considered cutting edge, I attended some of the big computing tradeshows that defined that pre-Internet era (PC Expo, Mac World and – the big one – Comdex), as both a journalist and an exhibitor. ...
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