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.
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…
We won’t apologize for Balfour Declaration, UK tells Palestinians
The British government has emphatically refused to apologize for the publication, a century ago, of a document that legitimized the creation of a future Jewish state, saying instead that it is proud of the role Britain played in establishing Israel.
In February, the Balfour Apology Campaign, run by the Palestinian Return Center rights group,…
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Texas Becomes 18th State to Pass Anti-BDS Bill
In a groundbreaking legislative act to blunt economic warfare against Israel, the Texas House of Representatives unanimously passed on Thursday an anti-boycott bill that bars the state from engaging in business with companies that are involved in the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement targeting the Jewish state.
The bill was passed…
Young ANC leader defies Israel-apartheid comparisons, sees his political future doomed
Comparing Israel to apartheid South Africa is all the rage again. A United Nations agency recently published (and the United Nations secretary general rejected) a report accusing the Jewish state of having “established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people as a whole.” Campuses around the world are currently marking Israel…
Presbyterian Pastor Defies Denomination, Stands With Israel
Israel Slashes UN Payments by $2 Million in Wake of Hostile Votes at Human Rights Council
Israel announced Wednesday that it’s slashing its payments to the United Nations by $2 million after a series of anti-Israel votes last week.
Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said the decision to reduce the annual payments was made following a series of anti-Israel votes at the UN Human Rights Council. He called the votes part…
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Where Does Israel Rank In This Year’s UN Happiness Index Report?
The annual World Happiness Report published on Monday by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network has ranked Israel as the 11th happiest country in the world in 2017, a spot it has held for four years.
Prepared by the network and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the report’s release coincides with UN World Happiness Day on…