(JTA) — Portland State University’s student senate passed a resolution urging divestment from companies that “profit from human rights violations” by Israel against Palestinians. The resolution passed Monday with 22 votes in favor, two against and one abstention, according to the meeting notes, the conservative news and opinion site The College Fix reported. The measure draws links between black and indigenous civil…
The Jewish owner of Munich’s Schmock Israeli restaurant announced he’s closing after 16 years because of rising anti-Semitism and strong anti-Israel sentiment.
A thousand university faculty members have signed a petition against a website that publishes dossiers on pro-Palestinian student activists.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a measure that requires companies doing business with the state to certify that they do not boycott or discriminate against any sovereign state, including Israel.
(JTA) — The New York City Council approved a nonbinding resolution to condemn the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. The resolution, which passed Wednesday in a 40-4 vote with six abstentions, condemns “all efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the global movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction the people of…
‘Groups that support BDS do not make us afraid for our safety; we do not need, or want, the protection of an out-of-touch Jewish establishment.’
(JTA) — British composer and producer Brian Eno, a longtime supporter of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, has ordered an Israeli dance company to stop using his music. The Batsheva company has been using an Eno composition in its dance routine titled “Humus” since 2013, the London-based Jewish Chronicle reported. It was scheduled to perform…
She’s called herself “feisty,” “a tough cookie” and “a shit disturber.” Others have dubbed her “the devil” But for the title of her new autobiography, Sue-Ann Levy chose “Underdog: Confessions of a Right-Wing Gay Jewish Muckraker” (Signal Books).
‘I want to be part of the progressive fights my generation is waging, but I’m troubled by the anti-Israel sentiment in the far left.’
Meet Milan Chatterjee, the American Indian Hindu at the center of the recent flare up over campus Israel politics at UCLA.