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  • UC Regents nominee supports BDS

    By Tom Tugend

    June 13, 2013 | 4:25 pm

    Sadia Saifuddin, a junior at UC Berkeley, has been nominated to become a student member of the powerful University of California Board of Regents, the governing body that determines policies for the 10-campus system.

    Saifuddin’s nomination has won warm praise from fellow students...

  • Alice Walker calls on Alicia Keys to boycott ‘apartheid’ Israel

    May 30, 2013 | 9:09 am

    Novelist Alice Walker, who is slated to speak at Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y, called on singer Alicia Keys to boycott Israel and cancel a scheduled concert there.

    In an open letter posted on her website, Walker wrote, “It would grieve me to know you are putting yourself in danger...

  • Doing Well, Thank You.

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    April 8, 2013 | 12:08 am

    The Irish Teachers Union members are oblivious of the symbolic week they had picked to adopt an academic boycott on Israel. One may argue the justice behind this move; I’d argue it has nothing to do with justice. Even the grimmest Apartheid reality the Irish teachers may imagine to...

  • Israel faces European backlash over settlement plan

    December 3, 2012 | 7:49 am

    Israel faced concerted criticism from Europe on Monday over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to expand settlement building after the United Nations' de facto recognition of Palestinian statehood.

    Britain, France and Sweden summoned the Israeli ambassadors in their...

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  • May 16, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 16, 2012 | 4:49 am

    An Integrated Imperative: Attack Iran and Launch a Regional Peace Initiative

    Prof. Yehezkel Dror wrote for the Begin-Sadat Center at Bar-Ilan University that an Israeli push ‎for regional peace would go some way to mitigating any adverse responses should it ‎decide to attack...

  • Arab-Israeli lawmaker in Ottawa speech calls for West Bank boycott

    April 17, 2012 | 10:15 am

    An Arab-Israeli member of Israel’s Knesset appears to have contravened an Israeli law by calling on Canadians to boycott Israel.

    Ahmad Tibi, the deputy speaker of the Knesset, called for a boycott of companies and products linked to Israeli towns in the West Bank and other disputed...

  • Americans for Peace Now supports settlement boycott

    July 20, 2011 | 9:14 am

    The board of directors of Americans for Peace Now voted unanimously to support a boycott of products manufactured in the settlements.

    The board met Tuesday in special session to discuss Israel’s new anti-boycott law. The board endorsed the Israeli Peace Now’s campaign to challenge...