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.’
The Ahava Dead Sea minerals cosmetics company, under pressure for operating in the West Bank, is considering opening a manufacturing plant inside Israel’s sovereign borders.
Sheldon Adelson’s secret summit in Las Vegas has been declared a rousing success, with up to $50 million pouring into the coffers of pro-Israel campus groups. So why do some Jewish groups see its aggressive approach as a recipe for failure?
U.S. billionaires Sheldon Adelson, a GOP supporter, and Haim Saban, who funds Democratic candidates, told an Israeli television station that “when it comes to Israel, we are absolutely on the same page.”
To Israel’s supporters, the decision by the French telecommunications giant Orange to dump its Israeli affiliate is not only a politically motivated divestment by a major multinational corporation, but a sign that European policymakers are being impacted by efforts to boycott the Jewish state.
If proponents of a one-state solution are anti-Semitic, Ali Gharib asks, then what in the world are the ADL and others doing attending a secret anti-BDS summit organized by Sheldon Adelson — an outspoken opponent of two states?