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October 24, 2012 | 1:31 pm
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Ninety-seven percent of U.S. and Canadian college campuses report no anti-Israel or anti-Semitic events, and the campus-based anti-Israel divestment effort has failed, according to a new study.
The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise released the findings of its new study,...
October 22, 2012 | 11:42 am
Anti-Israel attitudes in Norway may be fueling anti-Semitism there, the international security organization OSCE warned.
The warning came in a report on Norway compiled by members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the daily Aftenposten reported, adding...
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A subsidiary of the CBS Corp. removed 23 billboards in the Los Angeles area calling for a stop to U.S. foreign assistance to Israel.
The Coalition to Stop $30 Billion to Israel, which sponsored the billboards, said in a statement that it received a letter from CBS Outdoor, a...
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The activist group Queers Against Israeli Apartheid is planning to return to the gay pride parade in Toronto, setting up another battle with Jewish groups and the city.
Queers Against Israeli Apartheid withdrew from last year’s Pride Toronto parade after city officials demanded...
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Syrian refugees who found sanctuary in Libya talk to Abigail Hauslohner of Time about the differences between the revolts against the rules of Muammar Gadhafi and Bashar Assad.
[T]he Syrians who have fled Homs for the relative safety of their Arab...
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A gay community center in New York is facing controversy again for renting meeting space to an anti-Israel group.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center announced Wednesday that it would allow Queers Against Israeli Apartheid to rent meeting space in its...
May 10, 2011 | 1:30 pm
A group of Chabad rabbis in Israel this week signed a letter denouncing one of their own for lighting a torch in the State of Israel’s official Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration.
While Chabad has a strong presence in Israel, the movement has complicated relationship with modern political...
May 4, 2011 | 10:30 am
The City University of New York has voted not to honor playwright Tony Kushner with an honorary degree at its commencement after a board member objected, citing the Pulitzer Prize winner’s anti-Israel statements.
The New York Jewish Week reported that the request by CUNY’s John Jay...
April 3, 2011 | 11:31 am
Facebook and its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg are being sued for more than $1 billion for not immediately taking down a page calling for a Third Intifada against Israel.
The lawsuit was filed March 31 in U.S. District Court in Washington on behalf of Larry Klayman, an attorney and...
March 16, 2011 | 12:59 pm
Artist-filmmaker Julian Schnabel understands why some Jews have condemned his movie, “Miral,” which opens March 25, as an anti-Israel screed: “It comes out of fear,” he told me by phone from New York this morning. “The fear that the Holocaust occurred, that ‘We have been...
March 8, 2011 | 1:17 pm
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he will withhold more than $100,000 in city funding to the annual gay pride parade if an anti-Israel group again is allowed to participate.
Ford, who was elected on a right-wing, waste-slashing agenda last November, told the Canadian Jewish News last week...
January 27, 2011 | 10:09 am
An anti-Israel Turkish movie filmed in part aboard the intercepted flotilla ship the Marmara will not open in Germany as scheduled.
Germany’s movie-ratings agency announced Tuesday that it would not allow “Valley of the Wolves-Palestine” to open Thursday, saying it had not had time...
December 29, 2010 | 11:22 am
WikiLeaks’ release of thousands of classified diplomatic cables has caused a backlash of anti-Israel conspiracy theories, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
Anti-Israel conspiracy theorists are claiming that Israel and the Israel lobby played a secret role in the documents’...
December 20, 2010 | 1:05 pm
Buses in downtown Seattle will carry advertisements about “Israeli war crimes” to mark the second year since the Gaza war.
The Seattle Midwest Awareness Campaign has paid $1,794 to place the advertisements on 12 buses beginning Dec. 27, the day Israel entered Gaza to stop rocket...
June 14, 2010 | 11:13 am
A racist statement against Israel in the United Nations by a Syrian government official should be condemned, a Jewish group said.
B’nai B’rith International condemned the statement made June 8 by Syrian First Secretary Rania Al Rifaiy, and called on the president of the United...
June 9, 2010 | 12:26 pm
A question on a provincial exam for 12th-graders in Manitoba will promote anti-Israel sentiment, B’nai Brith Canada says.
The question—“Explain whether or not you think people in the entertainment industry have a responsibility for making the world a better place?”—was in...