Tag: anti-Israel activity

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Israeli Team Walks Out of Inter-Parliamentary Union Meeting

In the wake of Israel announcing its withdrawal from United Nations cultural body UNESCO due to anti-Israel bias, Israeli representatives walked out of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s (IPU) gathering in St. Petersburg this week after encountering severe harassment from Arab and Muslim parliamentarians.

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Report: UN Agency to Release Document Equating Israeli ‘Occupation’ to Slavery

NEW YORK — Less than a month after its executive-secretary resigned over a controversial report describing Israel as an “apartheid regime,” the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia is reportedly writing another report, this time equating “50 years of Israeli occupation” to the United States’ history of slavery.

A Palestinian young woman throws stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes in the West Bank town of Hebron on October 7, 2015. New violence rocked Israel and the Israeli occupied West Bank, including an incident in which men thought to be undercover Israeli police opened fire on Palestinian stone …

Defense Minister: Abbas Orders Imams to Incite Against Israel

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday pointed the finger at Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for inciting Palestinian violence, saying attacks on Israelis were the direct result of inflammatory rhetoric ordered by Ramallah.

US Congressman Paul Ryan (R), R-Wisconsin, stands with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (L), D-California, after being elected Speaker of the House during the opening of the 115th US Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, January 3, 2017. / AFP / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty …

U.S. Congress Votes to Rebuke UN for ‘Anti-Israel’ Resolution

The House overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan measure Thursday that rebukes the United Nations for criticizing Israeli settlements as Republicans used the debate to accuse President Barack Obama of turning his back on the Jewish state.

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BDS Fail: Israel ‘Preferred Research Partner’ for American Academia

Despite the efforts of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to isolate Israeli academia, prestigious American universities continue to consider the Jewish state “a preferred collaboration partner for US researchers,” a newly released report revealed.

Ghana's Israeli headcoach Avram Grant looks on during the International Friendly football match between Senegal and Ghana on March 28, 2015 at the Oceane stadium, in Le Havre, northwestern France. AFP PHOTO/CHARLY TRIBALLEAU (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt Foils Plot to Attack Israeli Soccer Coach

The Egypt Football Association uncovered a plan by extremist local fans to attack Ghana national soccer team’s Israeli coach Avram Grant during a November 13 FIFA World Cup qualifier match against Egypt.

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Study: CUNY, UC Colleges Found to be Most Hostile to Israel

The City University of New York in Brooklyn, Northwestern University and many of the schools in the University of California system were found to be among the most hostile campuses for Jewish students, with high rates of anti-Semitic harassment and anti-Israel activity.

Gov. Chris Christie fields questions at a wide-ranging news conference, March 3, 2016 at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey.

Gov. Chris Christie Hands BDS Latest Defeat

Chris Christie, the New Jersey Governor who ran for the Republican Presidential nomination, signed into law legislation targeting the boycott movement Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS Movement).

Thai-muslim protesters shout anti-Israel slogans during a demonstration at the Israel embassy in Bangkok on January 6, 2009

Dershowitz: New York Is Right To Blacklist Anti-Israel Boycotters

Alan Dershowitz writes at the Daily Beast: Pundits and commentators Sunday proclaimed New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order “unconstitutional” and “McCarthyite.” Such verdicts are wrong, and somewhat ironic given the McCarthyite aspects of the BDS movement itself.

A Pro-Palestinian demonstrator carries placards reading 'Keep calm and boycott Israel' on the Republique square in Paris, ahead of a banned demonstration against Israel's military operation in Gaza and in support of the Palestinian people, on July 26, 2014

U.S. Students Donate ‘To Wipe Israel Off Map’

WND reports: Satirical filmmaker Ami Horowitz recently visited Oregon’s Portland State University to find out just how far students there were willing to go to fund anti-Israel activity.