South Dakota Governor Signs Executive Order Banning Boycotts of Israel

By JNS— South Dakota became the 28th state to enact a measure to combat boycotts of Israel as Republican Gov. Kristi Noem signed an executive order on Tuesday prohibiting state offices from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. “Israel is one of our nation’s closest allies, and their success is critical to American national…

Proposed Anti-Israel Ethnic-Studies Curriculum in California Has Jewish Community on Alert

By JNS.org— Hostility towards Israel and its supporters across college campuses throughout the United States and beyond—well-documented for years—has been the focus of pro-Israel groups. Now the anti-Israel movement may be officially trickling down into the high school system of the largest state in America. A new ethnic-studies curriculum under proposal by the California Department…

Announcing Shift ‘From Defense to Attack,’ Israel Bars Entry to BDS Activists and Organizations

By Ben Cohen, Algemeiner— Israel published on Sunday a blacklist of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) organizations whose members and leaders will be prevented from entering the country – among them a French organization that receives taxpayer funds from state bodies, a British advocacy group whose patrons include the leader of the opposition Labour Party,…

World Council of Churches Sends Message of Support For Palestinian ‘Campaign For Jerusalem’

By DEBORAH DANAN, Breitbart— TEL AVIV – The World Council of Churches (WCC) officially endorsed the Palestinian “campaign for Jerusalem,” saying that Israel’s recent move installing additional security measures at the Temple Mount following a terror attack there was a “corrosive act in the midst of an already-fragile peace.” “Keeping the historical status quo and supporting equal rights…

Black Lives Matter and the endless war against the Jews

By Wesley Pruden, Washington Times— The man who controls the language controls the conversation, as George Orwell rightly observed. The word that the left is trying, with a certain success, to appropriate now is “genocide.” Genocide is what Hitler set out to do, to exterminate Europe’s Jews (and who knows where his evil ambition would…