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Over 1,500 Rabbis Take Stand Against BDS

Well over 1,500 Orthodox rabbanim from across the United States, hailing from a cross section of communities, have joined the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce’s call to support the Israeli government’s effort to combat the BDS movement, which promotes a boycott of Israel and related individuals and businesses around the world. Read more

Spanish Courts To Try BDS Leaders Over Matisyahu Boycott

Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions activists in Spain will be tried in court for the boycott and harassment of Jewish American singer Matisyahu in the summer of 2015, a Spanish court ruled. Read more

Natalie Imbruglia Cancels Israel Concert After BDS Pressure

Australian pop-music star Natalie Imbruglia has apparently cancelled her planned performance in Israel after being pressured by the anti-Semitic BDS movement, which calls on artists and businesses to desist from cooperation with Israel – under pretense to criticism of Israeli policy. Read more

Swiss Government Hiding BDS Funding

The NGO Monitor research institute and a Swiss resident submitted a request under the Freedom of Information act to obtain the financial reports and accounting reports concerning various BDS organizations. Read more

Michael Oren Urges Boycott of French Products

Deputy Minister Michael Oren appeared to call on Israelis to boycott French products in retaliation for Paris’s decision to label West Bank goods, a move that drew the ire of the French ambassador. Read more

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked: BDS Movement Is A Terror Organization

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) participated on Sunday in a conference held by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) in New York. Read more

NYC Councilman Successfully Takes on Neturei Karta At Anti-BDS Hearing

Police ejected dozens of disruptive anti-Israel protesters from the New York City Council chamber during a debate on whether to adopt a resolution condemning boycotts of the Jewish State on Thursday. Read more

MSNBC Host Accused of Anti-Semitism After BDS Post On Twitter

A host on TV news network MSNBC was accused of anti-Semitism after he responded to a twitter post about an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man as a ‘perfect time’ to talk about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement against Israel. Read more