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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. 

Natalie Portman arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Annihilation" at the Regency Village Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: ‘Like All Boycotters of Israel, Natalie Portman Is a Hypocrite’

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach joined SiriusXM hosts Alex Marlow and Frances Martel on Friday’s Breitbart News Daily to discuss Jerusalem-born actress Natalie Portman’s refusal to visit Israel to accept an award from the Genesis Foundation, a decision she belatedly framed as a rejection of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his policies.

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.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (L) and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway wait for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump for a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. Citing the …

Menendez to AIPAC: Steve Bannon a ‘White Nationalist’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) took aim at President Donald Trump Chief White House Strategist Stephen K. Bannon on Tuesday, falsely claiming that “white nationalist dog whistles” were being “blown by Steve Bannon in the West Wing.”

Anti-Israel demonstrators march behind a banner of the BDS organization in Marseille, June 13.. (photo credit:GEORGES ROBERT / AFP)

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Combat International Support of BDS Against Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, Democratic and Republicans leaders in both the House and Senate introduced legislation that would penalize foreign countries and international governmental organizations that seek to engage in the boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) movement against Israel.

Anti-Israel demonstrators march behind a banner of the BDS organization in Marseille, June 13.. (photo credit:GEORGES ROBERT / AFP)

French BDS Branch Begins ‘Israel Apartheid Week’

Israel’s ambassador to France is asking the country’s mayors to reject events in their cities as the French branch of the anti-Israel BDS movement launches “Israeli Apartheid week” on Tuesday under the slogan “100 years of occupation/ 100 years of popular resistance for justice,” referring to the 1917 Balfour Declaration.

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House Passes Symbolic Resolution Renouncing Anti-Israel UN Vote

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan measure objecting to last month’s anti-Israel United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 on Thursday, garnering 342-80 votes in favor of House Resolution 11.

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Jerry Brown Signs Historic Anti-BDS Bill Into Law

On Saturday afternoon, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an historic anti-boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) bill, Assembly Bill 2844, into law, effectively barring companies that engage in discrimination against any sovereign state — including the Jewish state of Israel — from doing business with the Golden State.

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EXCLUSIVE: Pam Geller Places anti-Jihadi Ads on San Francisco Buses

The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) has placed hundreds of ads on buses in San Francisco showing real images of Palestinian youth in jihadi uniforms and violent poses, taken from media in Palestinian Authority media. The ads read: “The Palestinian Authority Teaches Children to Hate,” and ” End All U.S. Aid to the P.A.”

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Hindu Law Student Leaves UCLA After Anti-Israel Harassment

University of California Los Angeles law student Milan Chatterjee, the former president of the school’s Graduate Student Association (GSA), revealed that he is leaving for New York University because of discrimination, bullying and harassment by anti-Israel students at the publicly-funded California school.

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Alarming Spike in Campus Antisemitism Linked to Hatred for Israel

A study released by the AMCHA Initiative details an alarming spike in campus antisemitism during the first half of 2016, and specifically nearly 100 more additional incidents of anti-Zionism — hatred for the Jewish state of Israel — during that time period compared with the same period of time last year.

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Santana Snubs Boycott Movement Ahead Of Concert In Israel

TEL AVIV – Legendary multi-Grammy-award winning guitarist Carlos Santana snubs the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to perform in Tel Aviv at the end of this month after 29 since his last concert in Israel.

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.

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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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Colorado Governor Stands With Israel And Rejects Boycott Call

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor says he supports a proposal to have the state’s public employee pension fund oppose a boycott seeking to punish Israel for its treatment of Palestinians. The bill won tentative approval in the state Senate on

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BDS Fail: Vienna Cancels Anti-Israel Events at City’s Cultural Center

TEL AVIV – A municipally funded cultural center in Vienna canceled a series of boycott Israel events on Monday, the Jerusalem Post reported. Lisa Grösel, spokeswoman for the Amerlinghaus, said the center “decided in consultation with the event organizers to

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German Public University To Host Boycott Israel Lecture

The Jerusalem Post reports: Ruhr University Bochum – one of Germany’s largest public academic institutions—is slated to hold a Boycott, Sanctions, Divestment (BDS) lecture targeting the Jewish state from a Palestinian official. The news website Ruhrbarone first reported on Friday on

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With Bipartisan Backing, Canada to Reject Israel Boycott

The Times of Israel reports: With broad bipartisan support, Canada stands poised to reject the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) campaign against Israel. The Liberals, who comprise the majority of seats in the House of Commons, said the party will

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WaPo: Israel Earmarks Millions to Fight Boycotters Online

TEL AVIV — Israel is going on the offensive to combat the boycott Israel movement, the Washington Post reported. The Israeli government recently earmarked close to $26 million to fight global attempts at delegitimizing the Jewish state’s right to exist. Most of

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Standing With Israel: Paris Municipality Passes Anti-BDS Resolutions

The Jerusalem Post reports: The Paris City Council adopted two non-binding resolutions condemning attempts to boycott Israel, which are illegal in France. The two resolutions, one submitted by the Socialist-led coalition of Mayor Anne Hidalgo and the other by center-right

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BDS Activists Pressure Jordanian Parliament to Cancel Israeli Gas Deal

TEL AVIV – The Jordanian parliament is considering the cancellation of a natural gas import deal with Israel following pressure from the Jordanian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Members of the Jordanian parliament are expected to participate in the discussion, and