Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

The movement to Boycott, Divest from, and Sanction (BDS) the Jewish state is anti-Semitic, plain and simple. Having failed to destroy Israel by traditional methods of war and terrorism, Israel’s enemies devised a new plan. They would target Israel’s economy with boycotts, divestment, and sanctions.

This movement is especially active on college campuses, where young people are presented with a false narrative by individuals appropriating the lexicon of the civil rights and social justice movements. The BDS movement’s vicious lies have has spread throughout academia, infected the United Nations, and even found adherents within Congress. The old anti-Semitism of blatant hatred of Jews has been repackaged as anti-Zionism and hatred of Israel.

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Fighting BDS on the Streets of San Francisco

There is a movement growing like wildfire here in the United States and around the world to paint Israel as a racist, oppressive state that intentionally deprives Palestinians and other minority groups of their rights. Israel’s enemies have an agenda to delegitimize Israel’s right to exist, and thereby accomplish through deception and political…

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Top UK Jewish Leader on Fight Against Anti-Semtism in Britain

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PA UN Envoy Refuses to Condemn Halamish Terror Attack, Saying ‘Don’t Expect All Palestinians to Be Angels’

Palestinian Authority Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour declined this week to condemn last Friday’s terrorist attack in Halamish — in which three Israelis were stabbed to death at a Shabbat dinner — and instead justified the act.

Addressing reporters at the UN headquarters in New York City, Mansour said, “When you have an occupation with its…

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Mennonites’ resolution is ‘antisemitic and unwise,’ legal expert says

The Mennonite Church USA’s decision to divest its holdings in companies profiting from Israel’s presence in the West Bank is antisemitic at its core, an evangelical litigation expert said.

“The resolution of the Mennonite Church USA is confusing and contradictory,” said Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel and president of…

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Six Members of ‘Lost’ Jewish-Indian Tribe Join Same IDF Combat Unit

 

JNS.org – Six members of a “lost” Jewish tribe from India, the Bnei Menashe, will serve together in the same IDF combat unit. All six soldiers immigrated to Israel within the last two years.

The soldiers — Khananya Baite, 21; Ayal Haokip, 20; Ben Gurion Kipgen, 19; Amos Pulamte, 20; Michael Sitlhou, 22; and Binyamin Tungnung, 20 —…

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Netanyahu cuts $1 million more from UN budget after UNESCO Hebron vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday that Israel would further reduce the amount it gives annually to the United Nations in membership fees by another $1 million following a decision by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to list the Old City of Hebron in the West Bank as an endangered…

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Author of New Book Calls for Fresh Approach to Pro-Israel Advocacy Based on Highlighting Jewish State’s Morality

David Brog — the founding director of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) and executive director of the Maccabee Task Force — was recently interviewed by The Algemeiner about his latest book, Reclaiming Israel’s History: Roots, Rights, and the Struggle for Peace. 

A transcript of the conversation — in which Brog discusses the current state of…

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New book disarms Israel’s revisionist detractors

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” wrote philosopher George Santayana in 1905. Today, Western civilization’s impaired memory is only part of a bigger problem.

From the United Nations to university campuses, when history conflicts with progressives’ agenda, they simply change the past. Disparate leftist forces, banded…

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Sudanese Man Escapes Darfur Genocide, Finds Safe Haven in Israel

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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot on Israel-Gaza: Israeli actress’s pro-IDF stance causes controversy

Wonder Woman is officially pro-IDF.

Israeli actress Gal Gadot – who was recently unveiled as the caped superhero in Zack Snyder’s new DC movie Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice – caused a stir by posting a message of support for the Israel Defence Forces via her official Facebook page, just days before a poster of her in character first…

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Israel’s Danny Danon elected vice president of next UN General Assembly

NEW YORK – Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon was elected as Vice President of the Seventy-Second Session of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

“It is an honor to represent the State of Israel in this leadership position at the United Nations,” Danon said in a statement following the vote. “We have proven once again that…

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As Nevada State Assembly Poised to Act on anti-BDS Legislation, CUFI Holds Night to Honor Israel in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – On Monday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, held a Night to Honor Israel featuring the group’s founder and Chairman Pastor John Hagee.

The event took place the evening before the Government Affairs Committee of the Nevada State Assembly was set to hold a hearing on legislation (SB 26)…

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Israeli ambassador donates party fund to soccer league for Nigerian children

Israel’s ambassador to Nigeria, Guy Feldman, has initiated a special soccer league for hundreds of children living in refugee camps in the country. These are children displaced from their homes because of the terrorist organization Boko Haram.

According to a report presented at the UN Security Council, the radical Islamic Jihad has killed more…

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Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth Part 8: The Miracle of Christian Support for Israel

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Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth Part 7: Losing His Brother

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Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth Part 6: Reunited With His Parents

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Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth Part 5: Surviving the Nazi Death March

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CUFI-Backed Anti-BDS Legislation Becomes Law in Texas

SAN ANTONIO – On Tuesday, leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, joined Gov. Gregg Abbott as he signed into law Texas HB 89, a bill that prohibits the state from contracting with or investing in entities that boycott Israel.

The legislation’s passage comes after months of hard work by the…