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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Economic Club of Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

BDS Fail: Netanyahu Does Chicken Wings In Honor of Israel’s Eurovision Smash Hit

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made chicken arms as he walked into the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday in honor of Netta Barzilai’s victory at the Eurovision song contest the night before. He also opened his remarks by saying “Boker TOY,” a play on the Hebrew phrase for “good morning,” using the name of Barzilai’s song. 

California Democratic Convention (Denis Poroy / Associated Press)

California Democrats Oppose Pro-Israel, Anti-Boycott Legislation

The California Democratic Party voted last weekend to oppose pro-Israel federal legislation designed to counter the “boycott, divestment, and sanctions” (BDS) movement, which seeks to isolate Israel economically and diplomatically.

Israel says Poland agrees to talks in WWII legislation spat

Ireland Postpones Bill Banning Israeli Settlement Goods

TEL AVIV – The Irish Senate on Tuesday postponed voting on a bill that would criminalize trade with Israeli settlements, following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s condemnation of the proposed legislation.

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University of Ottawa Student Leaders Reject Israel Boycott Measure

Student leaders at the University of Ottawa rejected a motion to support boycotts of Israel on Sunday, marking the ninth consecutive defeat for the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign on Canadian campuses over the past two years.

FILE- In this March 27, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., addresses business leaders during a New England Council luncheon in Boston. Warren is slated to deliver the commencement address at Boston’s Wheelock College on Friday, May 19. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Elizabeth Warren Opposes Israel Anti-Boycott Act

NEW YORK, NY — This week, progressive Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) joined Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) in opposing the bipartisan Israel Anti-Boycott Act (S. 720), claiming the bill violates the First Amendment right to support boycotting Israel and the settlements by penalizing U.S. citizens.

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Roger Waters Compares ‘Worst Regime In World’ Israel to Nazi Germany

TEL AVIV – Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters compared the Israeli government to Nazi Germany, saying Israel was “the worst regime in the world,” during an hour-long Q&A session over the weekend led by Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement leader Omar Barghouti.