The academic group representing American anthropologists overwhelmingly voted approved a proposed boycott of Israeli academic institutions that would ban collaborations between the association and Israeli universities.
London Mayor Boris Johnson said in Tel Aviv that boycotting Israel is “foolish.”
America’s 18th richest person decided this year to oppose the campaign to boycott Israel. And Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas casino magnate, did it in typical style — with mountains of cash.
Radical activist Max Geller finds the media usually ignores his attacks on Israel. But it’s a totally different story when he takes pot shots at iconic impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Citing Israeli producers’ “full compliance” with French law, the Monoprix supermarket chain declined a request to boycott products from Israel.
Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters is said to have written “The Wall” in 1979 as a metaphor for his internal isolation. But in recent years, he has increasingly politicized the seminal album, particularly to criticize Israel’s polices toward the Palestinians.
J.K. Rowling has defended her decision to oppose a cultural boycott of Israel in a post on her Twitter account.
France’s highest court of appeals confirmed earlier rulings that found promoters of a boycott against Israel guilty of inciting hate or discrimination.