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Students walk across the University of Michigan campus January 17, 2003 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The university's admissions policy is the subject of a U.S. Supreme Court case. U.S. President George W. Bush opposes the university's affirmative action program. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

University of Michigan Passes BDS Vote Against Israel

TEL AVIV – The University of Michigan’s student government on Wednesday voted in favor of a resolution that would see the university investigating divestment from companies that do business in Israel.

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BDS Fail: UK Universities Reject Israel Boycott Motions

TEL AVIV – London’s City University and Ulster University in Northern Ireland threw out motions supporting the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel earlier this month.

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 …

Israel Slams France’s New Labeling Regulations For Settlement Goods

TEL AVIV – Israel slammed France over a new regulation issued Thursday urging French businesses to label goods manufactured in West Bank settlements, saying the country, which has a law against boycotts, was singling out Israel while ignoring 200 territorial disputes around the world.  

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.

Pro Palestinian demonstrators march through central London on July 25, 2014 in London, England.

Anti-Semitism on U.S. College Campuses Skyrockets

TEL AVIV – Anti-Semitic activity on U.S. college campuses with the largest Jewish undergraduate populations has skyrocketed during the first half of 2016 compared to the same time last year, a new report shows.

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Pharrell Cancels Concert In Israel

TEL AVIV – Grammy-award winning musician Pharrell Williams cancelled his July 21 debut performance in Israel amid speculation that the singer succumbed to pressure from the boycott Israel movement.

Pro Palestinian demonstrators march through central London on July 25, 2014 in London, England.

BDS Fail: Four Spanish Cities Drop Boycott Israel Motions

TEL AVIV – In a major blow to the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, this week saw reports emerge that four Spanish municipalities ditched support for boycotts of the Jewish state, while in the U.S., members of the American Anthropological

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 …

Poll: Third Of Americans Support Boycotting Israel

TEL AVIV – One in three Americans back the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement as a legitimate way of applying pressure on Israel, while nearly two-thirds see it as anti-Semitic, a new poll found. The survey, conducted by Ipsos,