Israel Apartheid Week

Religious leader and philosopher Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, speaks during a press conference in central London on March 2, 2016. Rabbi Sacks was named the winner of the 2016 Templeton Prize.

WATCH: Anti-BDS Video Launched by Former UK Chief Rabbi

Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks has released a whiteboard animation to explain what lies beneath the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign and why it is so dangerous.

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40 Columbia University Professors Sign Petition to Boycott Israel

TEL AVIV – Forty Columbia University faculty members have signed a petition in favor of divestment from companies related to Israel, the Columbia Spectator reported. The petition, which was signed on Monday – the first day of so-called Israel Apartheid Week, urged the Ivy League college to “divest from corporations that supply, perpetuate, and profit from a system that has subjugated the Palestinian people.”

Sacha Baron Cohen's latest alter-ego, Nobby

Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Nobby’ To Israeli Comic: Boycotting Jews Is Fantastic

TEL AVIV – Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest alter-ego, Nobby, told Israeli comedian Guri Alfi that boycotting is “fantastic” as long as it’s against Jews. Alfi was interviewing “Nobby” at the London premiere of his new movie Grimsby. When asked if he knew any Hebrew, Nobby answered him in fluent Hebrew, “How much does three grams of cocaine cost?”