divestment from Israel

Israeli Reprisal Bill to Label European Products Put on Ice

The Jerusalem Post reports: Legislation seeking to label products from countries that label Israeli products was put on hold Sunday, in light of concerns that it may violate international trade agreements. MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli (Bayit Yehudi) removed the bill from the Ministerial

The Associated Press

Human Rights and Jewish groups Demand Investigation of Anti-Semitism at UC Davis

Prompted by recent anti-Semitic incidents at the University of California at Davis, 23 human rights organizations, with a support base in the hundreds of thousands, have demanded UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi conduct a formal investigation into Students for Justice in Palestine and a student senator for their involvement in acts of “hatred and bigotry on campus.”

Swastikas at UC Davis AEPi (StandWithUs via Facebook)

UC Students Vote to Divest from Israel–and America

LOS ANGELES, California — An emotionally-charged and highly divisive vote took place at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) on Sunday as pro-Israel students attempted to thwart two different divestment resolutions at the UC Student Association (USCA). Both divestment resolutions subsequently passed, including one which called for divestment from most of the world, including the United States.