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  • ASA conference revisits the boycott of Israeli institutions

    By Ryan Torok

    November 12, 2014 | 1:34 pm

    Nancy Koppelman, an American Studies professor at The Evergreen State College in Washington, is well aware of how passionate things can get on college campuses over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The late pro-Palestinian activist Rachel Corrie, who was crushed to death by an...

  • Jewish donors leaving Britain’s Labor Party over Miliband’s anti-Israel stance

    November 10, 2014 | 3:14 pm

    Jewish donors and supporters are deserting Britain’s Labor party over party leader Ed Miliband’s anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian stance.

    Miliband has been warned of the loss of Jewish support, the U.K. Independent reported Sunday.

    Miliband, the son of Holocaust refugees, last...

  • Jewish couple attacked in NYC, apparently by Palestinian supporters

    By tessc

    August 26, 2014 | 11:15 am

    A Jewish married couple were verbally and physically attacked in New York City by assailants yelling anti-Jewish statements.

    On Monday evening, a gang pulled up in two cars and several motorcycles and surrounded the couple on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the New York Post ...

  • Don’t dismiss California system’s fights over Israel divestment

    July 31, 2014 | 11:26 am

    Experts disagree about who first observed, “academic politics is so vicious because the stakes are so low,” but when it comes to the ongoing student debates about divestment in companies doing business with Israel, the sentence is only half true. The conflicts have been remarkably...

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  • Moeen banned from wearing pro-Palestinian wristbands

    July 29, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    UPDATE: After England cricketer Moeen Ali sported pro-Palestinian wristbands (with slogans “Free Gaza” and “Save Palestine” inscribed on the bands) at a Southampton match on Monday, July 28, the International Cricket Council issued a public statement the following day, threatening...

  • Hundreds ignore ban in Paris to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza

    July 26, 2014 | 10:18 am

    Pro-Palestinian protesters clashed with police in central Paris on Saturday when hundreds of marchers defied a ban by French authorities to rally against Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip.

    French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned organizers in a television address...

  • Taking Israel off the map- how international companies help the anti-Israeli cause

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    February 19, 2014 | 9:36 am

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is kicking and screaming into reality, but when it comes to some of the leading corporates in the world, it seems as if the conflict is over, and Israel is on the losing side.


    National Geographic shared a video of an escalator on its Instagram...

  • Air France fined for kicking pro-Palestinian activist off flight to Israel

    April 4, 2013 | 9:32 am

    A French court ordered Air France to pay a $12,800 fine for ordering a non-Jewish pro-Palestinian activist off a flight to Tel Aviv.

    In its ruling Thursday, the court in the Paris suburb of Bobigny also ordered the French flagship carrier to pay nearly $3,000 in damages to Horia...

  • Poll: Big drop in Israelis who see Obama as pro-Palestinian

    March 29, 2013 | 8:06 am

    The number of Israelis who view President Obama as pro-Palestinian dropped by 20 percent following his first presidential visit to Israel, according to a new poll.

    In the poll, conducted Sunday by Smith Research for the Jerusalem Post, 27 percent of 500 Israeli respondents said...

  • Israel denies pro-Palestinian activists entry to West Bank

    August 27, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Pro-Palestinian activists were denied entry into the West Bank from Jordan by Israeli authorities.

    Approximately 100 members of the Welcome to Palestine movement attempted to cross into the West Bank on Sunday via the Allenby Bridge.

    The activists said they were carrying one ton of...

  • June 25, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 25, 2012 | 1:52 am

    Noteworthy

    Waking from the Democratic Dream

    Writing in the National Interest, Robert W. Merry calls on the US to understand that the culture of Middle Eastern Islam does not encourage the evolution of democratic norms.

    Americans can’t fathom the power of the Islamic idea that...

  • Israeli military commander loses post following rifle-butt incident

    April 18, 2012 | 9:38 am

    Lt.-Col. Shalom Eisner was dismissed from his command post following an investigation into an incident in which the Israeli soldier hit a Danish pro-Palestinian activist in the face with his rifle.

    Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz relieved Eisner of his...

  • April 16, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 16, 2012 | 3:52 am

    Israel’s right to say ‘no’

    Smadar Shir of Ynet supports Israel’s decision to deny entry to dozens of pro-Palestinian ‎activists who were part of a coordinated demonstration. ‎

    When a US embassy official refuses to grant a certain person a visa because he was ‎born in...

  • Netanyahu orders pro-Palestinian ‘fly-in’ activists be stopped

    July 6, 2011 | 8:36 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the country’s security services to prevent pro-Palestinian fly-in activists from entering the country.

    “Every country has the right to prevent the entry of provocateurs into its borders,” Netanyahu said Wednesday at Ben Gurion...

  • Boston-area towns back pro-Palestinian resolutions

    November 4, 2010 | 12:12 pm

    Voters in three Boston-area districts backed a nonbinding resolution supporting Palestinian rights in Israel.

    The ballot question passed with 56.6 percent in favor in Tuesday’s election. Tallies were incomplete in two additional state legislative districts within Boston where the...

  • Report says UCI is a hostile place for Jewish students

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm


    A hidden camera captured an anti-Semitic speech by Amir Abdel Malik Ali at UCI Muslim Student Union: " Zionist Jews were behind 9/11"


    An anti-Israel speaker praises suicide bombers. Posters display Nazi symbols, anti-Israel slogans and the Israeli flag with blood dripping from the...

  • U.K. academic union drops proposal to boycott Israel

    By Vanessa Bulkacz

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The decision by Britain's largest academic union to drop its proposed boycott of Israel may not spell the end of the union's campaign to ostracize the Jewish state.

    Britain's University and College Union (UCU) announced last Friday that union leaders, after consulting with lawyers,...

  • ‘Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid’ comes to UCLA

    By Merissa Nathan Gerson

    May 24, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    As part of UCLA's Palestine Solidarity Week, on Sunday, May 20, the Southern California Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid (CEIA) staged a forum titled, "Israel, Zionism and Apartheid: The Case for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions."

    Part of a movement developing nationally on...
  • Scary Hummus

    By Rob Eshman

    May 24, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    On this side of the Mediterranean, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict plays out less like a war and a more like a team sport.

    That is to say, we don't pick up arms -- thank God -- we pick sides. And we follow our side, and root for it, thinking somehow our cheers will help push it...
  • Jewish Students Versus Palestinian Supporters

    By Rachel Brand

    May 30, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "Free Zaidi," read signs held by pro-Palestinian students at UC Riverside during an on-campus rally May 22 organized in support of fellow student, Nauman Zaidi, who was imprisoned by Israeli authorities May 10 for entering the Church of the Nativity during the recent standoff in...

  • Conflicts on Campus

    By Rachel Brand

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "Israel Independence Day, 2002 and Counting..." read the sea of royal blue T-shirts adorning members of the UCLA Jewish Student Union (JSU) -- a positive statement at a time when Jewish students are receiving a great deal of negative publicity on college campuses across the country.

    ...

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