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UK’s May Strongly Rejects Palestinian Demand for Apology Over Balfour Declaration

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said she would “absolutely not” apologize for the 1917 Balfour Declaration which paved the way for the establishment of the “most extraordinary” State of Israel, while noting that the document’s vision of Jewish-Arab coexistence remained “unfinished business.”

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Vandals Attack Jewish Center at Anti-Israel Campus

Last week, a group of vandals targeted the Chabad at San Diego State University (SDSU) and broke one of the branches of their free-standing menorah, which the Jewish people use to celebrate Hanukkah.

The Main Quadrangles (Quad) on the Hyde Park Campus of the University of Chicago on November 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

New Report Finds Dramatic Increase In Midwest Campus Anti-Israel Activity

TEL AVIV – Anti-Israel activism on U.S. college campuses has undergone a regional shift, with the Midwest experiencing a sharp increase of in anti-Israel boycott activities while the West Coast, formerly the center of anti-Israel involvement, is waning, a new study has found.

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Giant Austrian Bank Shuts Down BDS Account

The Jerusalem Post reports: NEW YORK – One of Austria’s largest companies – the Erste Group – closed a bank account held by BDS Austria.

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US Senator: Investigate German Bank For Anti-Semitic BDS Support

The Jerusalem Post reports: WASINGTON DC – A leading US Senator Senator called on Wednesday for an investigation into Germany’s second largest bank, Commerzbank, because of possible violations of the Illinois State anti-BDS law that seeks to stop boycotts of Israel.

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CNN, BBC, NBC Publish Misleading Headlines on Palestinian Terror Attacks

TEL AVIV – CNN, BBC, and NBC all published misleading headlines in their reports on three separate terror attacks that shook Israel on Tuesday, either portraying the Palestinian terrorists as victims or failing to mention them at all. Within hours of each other, Palestinian assailants attacked people in three cities in Israel, wounding 15 and killing American tourist and U.S. Army veteran Taylor Force. In all three cases, the terrorists were killed.

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Analysis: Ban Uses Unprecedented Tone in Scolding Israel in Op-Ed

The Jerusalem Post reports: In a rare New York Times op-ed, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon scolded Israel on Monday for its criticism of his comments last week that Jerusalem interpreted as giving a tailwind to terrorism, chiding Israel for “lashing

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The World Lines Up To Scold Israel As Terrorist Attacks Go On

The United States, European Union and the United Nations have issued unusually stern criticism of Israel, provoking a sharp response from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and raising Palestinians’ hopes of steps against their neighbor. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday

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Largest Organization of US Historians Rejects Anti-Israel Resolution

The Jerusalem Post reports: The American Historical Association, the largest organization of historians in the United States, has voted down a resolution accusing Israel of limiting Palestinian academic freedom proposed during their 130th annual meeting, which took place in Atlanta, Georgia this

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BDS Fail: Spain Loses Court Battle to Exclude Israeli University

TEL AVIV – In a major fail for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Spain’s Supreme Court issued an historic ruling against the country’s Housing Ministry for illegally excluding an Israeli university from a scientific competition. The Council