Tag: Divestment and Sanctions movement

Ayelet Shaked

Israeli Minister: Criticizing Israel Is The New Anti-Semitism

The Washington Post reports: JERUSALEM — Israel’s justice minister, Ayelet Shaked, on Wednesday slammed European leaders who criticize Israel and advocates of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the country, accusing them of simply swapping old anti-Semitic tropes for a new format.

Former UK Chief Rabbi: Anti-Zionism is the new anti-Semitism

Arutz Sheva reports: Britain’s former Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (pictured) has written a blistering op-ed slamming modern-day anti-Zionism as the “new anti-Semitism.”  In his Newsweek article, published Sunday, Rabbi Sacks refers to figures showing how escalating anti-Semitism has left many

Paper: Hillary Plans to Attack Sanders on Israel

TEL AVIV – After losing in New Hampshire, there are indications Hillary Clinton will use Sen. Bernie Sanders lack of significant support for the Jewish state as a campaign tactic to woo Jewish and pro-Israel voters.

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REPORT: Over 40% of EU Citizens Hold ‘Anti-Semitic’ Views

An official Israeli government report into global anti-Semitism published Sunday shows more than 40 per cent of European Union citizens hold anti-Semitic views, with “Islamic elements” prominent in its creation. The Annual Evaluation of the Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism was presented to

France’s Criminalisation of Israel Boycotts Sparks Free-Speech Debate

France’s prime minister has criticised boycotts of Israeli products, saying they fuel anti-Semitic sentiment. But critics say using France’s strict laws against “inciting discrimination” to criminalise the boycotts violates free speech. Addressing a meeting of the Crif, the umbrella group