WATCH: Israel Supporters Shut Down BDS Flash Mob In London

Arutz Sheva reports: Things didn’t go quite as planned for a group of anti-Israel activists, who hoped to force the closure of an Israeli-owned shop in honor of “Nakba Day” – the day dedicated to mourning the failure of combined Arab armies to destroy the State of Israel at birth.

Martial arts experts take part in a 'Legend of Bruce Lee' DVD Launch Flash Mob supported by JKD London outside Shepherd's Bush Tube Station on January 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty

Boycott Leader Accuses Israel Of Imposing Travel Ban

JERUSALEM — A leader of the international boycott movement against Israel on Tuesday accused Israeli authorities of imposing a travel ban on him as retribution for his political activities.

Omar Barghouti spearheads a campaign demanding the boycott of Israel over its occupation of Palestinian territories

Ken Livingstone: Creation Of Israel Was ‘A Great Catastrophe’

The Times of Israel reports: Former London mayor Ken Livingstone on Wednesday called the creation of Israel “fundamentally wrong,” and “a great catastrophe.” The existence of the Jewish state in the Middle East, he said, could ultimately lead to nuclear war.

Ken Livingstone

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.

boycott israel

Iowa General Assembly Passes Anti-BDS Legislation

The Times of Israel reports: WASHINGTON — Iowa’s senate passed a measure Wednesday aimed to deter corporate entities from participating in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.

People take part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration on October 10, 2015 in Paris, calling for a boycott of Israel and for the recognition of the State of Palestine. Since October 1, 2015 and the murder of two West Bank settlers, clashes in Israel have left at least four Israelis and …

City University of NY Doctoral Students Back Academic Boycott of Israel

The Jerusalem Post reports: A group of doctoral students at the City University of New York passed a resolution calling for an academic boycott of Israel.  The Doctoral Students’ Council resolution, which called to “boycott Israeli academic institutions for as long

city university of New York

I’d Be Anti-Israel Too If I Believed Sanders’ Lies About the Jewish State

I’m starting to understand the attitude of the wildly misinformed anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. I’d be anti-Israel too if I believed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ slanderous statements about the Jewish state, especially regarding the conduct of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on stage for the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate on April 14, 2016 in New York

PA Pursuing UN Resolution Against Israeli ‘Settlements’

Israel National News reports: The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Ambassador to the UN on Friday confirmed reports that the Palestinians are discussing a new draft UN resolution with Arab countries to confront Israel over its construction in Judea, Samaria and eastern

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas (R) at the Palestinian ambassador's residence on February 21, 2016 in the Jordanian capital Amman

Jordanian BDS: Shame on Israel for ‘Contaminating’ the Blood of Palestinian Children

TEL AVIV – A new BDS campaign with the slogan “Shame on you” has been gaining momentum in Jordan, the Jerusalem Post reported. On Tuesday, campaign organizers held a press conference in Amman in which they called for a blanket boycott of Israeli goods and stated their opposition to Jordan’s policy on Israel, saying that “economic war is no less important than military war.”

anti-israel movement

Anti-Israel Trolls Attack Ronaldo For Israeli TV Debut

TEL AVIV – Predictably, international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been attacked by lone anti-Israel critics on social media over his appearance in an Israeli commercial.  The 31-year-old player features in a new ad for Israeli internet provider HOT, alongside

Cristiano Ronaldo

Academy Awards Defy BDS Movement, Give Away $55K First-Class Israel Trip to Nominees

TEL AVIV – During a year that saw the expansion of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel, the Academy Awards seems to be taking a stand in solidarity with the Jewish state. Nominees of the 2016 Academy Awards will walk away with a record $232,000 worth of gifts, including a ten-day first-class trip to Israel worth $55,000.

An Israeli flag flutters above umbrellas on the beach in the Mediterranean city of Tel Aviv on August 11, 2015. Decision to dedicate a day of beach parties in the French capital to Israel's most famous beach city sparks condemnation from pro-Palestinian group saying it sends 'very bad message' of …

Major LGBT Conference Reverses Decision to Ban Jews from Hosting Reception

The National LGBTQ Task Force announced on Tuesday that it has reversed its decision to cancel a reception hosted by American Jewish and Israeli LGBTQs at its annual conference. On Tuesday, Breitbart Jerusalem reported that under pressure from anti-Israel critics, the organizers

gay israel

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

boycott israel