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  • Denounce Sharia everywhere

    May 14, 2014 | 3:37 pm

    This week, the Hollywood left finally discovered something it had apparently been missing for the last few decades: States that impose Islamic law, known as Sharia, brutally violate human rights.

    This shocking realization came after the Sultan of Brunei, who owns the Beverly...

  • Boycott, divestment and sanctions put allies at odds

    July 3, 2012 | 12:27 pm

    As a long-time advocate for peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I am pained that frustration over failure to achieve a just and lasting peace has led allies in the struggle to end up at odds over tactics like boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS).

    Two years...

  • Israeli military chief apologizes for gaffe

    December 7, 2011 | 10:40 am

    The chief of Israel’s armed forces apologized for joking about boycotts by some religious soldiers of female entertainment troupes.

    During an inspection of Golan forces Tuesday, Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz was asked by Defense Minister Ehud Barak about the duties of several female...

  • Just Say No to NPR

    By Andrea Levin

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Recent boycotts of media outlets, launched mostly by grass-roots groups concerned about anti-Israel bias, have prompted criticism from a few establishment Jewish organizations that have argued that because the Jews and Israel have been the victims of boycotts, the tactic is...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    May 16, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Arafat Calls for Elections

    Israeli politicians and pundits alike were skeptical after Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat called this week for new Palestinian elections.

    Arafat called on Palestinian legislators to make "speedy preparations" for new elections, but...