New York State Assembly passes anti-BDS resolution

By JNS— The New York State Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution rejecting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, becoming the latest state government to do so. The resolution, which was introduced by Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley (D-Brooklyn) and was co-sponsored by 74 other members, rejects BDS activities that “undermine efforts to…

Europe’s Jews decry ‘beast’ of anti-Semitism overtaking continent

By AMANDA BORSCHEL-DAN, TIMES OF ISRAEL— European Jewry is all in the same boat, and that boat is slowly but surely sinking. That, at least, was the impression from a roundtable conversation Tuesday at the Jerusalem Press Club with leaders from 25 of the continent’s Jewish communities. During the hour and a half lunch in…

The Two-State Solution is What Causes BDS

By MARK LANGFAN, ARUTZ 7— Everyone is coming up with different theories and cures for the Boycott-Divest-Sanction (BDS) movement against Israel, and everyone ignores the simple truth staring them in the face: The so-called “Two-State Solution” is the sole cause of the BDS movement. Until the Israeli government exposes the “Two-State Solution” as a charade…

BDS: Turning America against Israel

By: RICHARD BAEHR, Israel Hayom— This past weekend, more than 50 leaders of Jewish organizations and pro-Israel groups from several countries met to plan a more systematic response to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. Many journalists found the most interesting aspect of the meeting the fact that Sheldon Adelson, a supporter of Republicans,…

Anti-Semitism is the Motivation for the BDS Campaign Whose Goal is to Delegitimize Israel

By: Amb. Freddy Eytan, JCPA— Israel is rightly alarmed at the escalating scale of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign. BDS constitutes a concrete threat to the future of Israel’s economic, academic, cultural, sports and political standing. BDS is not only a well-organized and structured global operation that aims to push for Israel to withdraw…

South Carolina becomes first US state to take action against anti-Israel boycotts

By: MICHAEL WILNER, JPOST— WASHINGTON – South Carolina’s governor has signed into law a bill to stop efforts to boycott, divest and sanction Israel on Thursday afternoon, in a first for the nation on a statewide level. The bill makes no mention of Israel directly, but prevents public entities from contracting with businesses engaging in…

Column One: The new government’s war on BDS

By: CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government is less than a month old, but it’s already apparent that it is different from its predecessors. And if it continues on its current diplomatic trajectory, it may do something that its six predecessors failed to accomplish. Netanyahu’s new government may improve Israel’s position internationally.…