Concerts scheduled by U.S. pop star Pharrell Williams in South Africa next month face disruptions from pro-Palestine protesters over a promotional deal he has with major retailer Woolworths, which has trade ties with Israel.
The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee introduced a resolution urging the Obama administration to increase its activities against any boycott of Israel.
Hillary Rodham Clinton said she will speak out against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel during her presidential campaign.
The United Church of Christ voted overwhelmingly to divest from companies that profit from Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.
The United Church of Christ just voted to divest from the Israeli occupation — and other denominations may soon follow. Seth Morrison asks if the movement has suddenly reached a critical mass.
The Obama administration will ignore a provision in a new law targeting Israel boycotters that includes entities that boycott businesses in the West Bank settlements.
The U.S. Episcopal Church was expected to debate divestment from Israel and elect a new presiding bishop on Saturday at its general conference in Salt Lake City, where members gathered to also discuss the religion’s position on same-sex marriage, gun violence and outrage.
The central board of a Swedish food co-operative voided a popular vote to boycott Israeli products at one of its affiliates.
EDITORIAL: Countering the boycott Israel movement on college campuses will require a different approach than the one Sheldon Adelson is funding. But there is one helpful thing the GOP mega-donor can do.
Some complain that campuses no longer provide safe spaces for pro-Zionist students. But Jonathan Katz says the last thing these students need is to be protected from a ‘horde of evil BDS zombies.’