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Israeli Legal NGO Accuses U.S. of Changing Stance on Settlements by Labeling West Bank Goods

TEL AVIV – A report on Israeli television on Tuesday night charged that the recently enacted U.S. Customs policy to label products from the West Bank was an “under the radar” policy change with regard to the settlements. Last month, the U.S. issued a reminder that products imported from the West Bank or Gaza Strip should not be labeled “Made in Israel,” in accordance with a 1995 law. The reminder sparked accusations that Washington was hardening its position against Israeli settlement activity, a claim that U.S. officials rejected.

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Israeli Embassy Cables Show Dramatic Boycott Increase

TEL AVIV – Diplomatic cables from Israeli embassies all over the world indicate that the international Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel is gaining significant momentum, the Jerusalem Post reported.  A number of diplomatic cables sent to Israel’s

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EU Defends Labeling Goods Made in Israeli Settlements

The European Union reinforced on Monday its position that products made in Israeli settlements must be clearly labeled in Europe, despite growing tensions with Israel over the issue, but stressed that the bloc opposes any boycott of the Jewish state.

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Washington Post: Boycotts of Israel Will Never Work

TEL AVIV – Boycotts of Israel, such as those by “naïve academics” in the U.S., don’t work and are mostly “noise and hot air,” an editorial in the Washington Post claimed. The editorial, published on Sunday, asserts that BDS – the

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BDS Fail: Spain Loses Court Battle to Exclude Israeli University

TEL AVIV – In a major fail for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Spain’s Supreme Court issued an historic ruling against the country’s Housing Ministry for illegally excluding an Israeli university from a scientific competition. The Council

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More Than 200 South African Scholars Pledge Support For Israel Boycott

Cape Town – More than 200 South African scholars pledged support for an academic boycott of Israel. In a declaration Tuesday, the scholars said they would not accept invitations to visit Israeli academic institutions and would not participate in conferences

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Israel Suspends Ties With EU Institutions Over Labeling Row

TEL AVIV – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday instructed Israel’s Foreign Ministry to halt the implementation of European Union policies as well as its involvement in the peace process with the Palestinians. The Prime Minister, who is also