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.
Roseanne Barr, the Jewish actress who called Hillary Clinton an anti-Semite and her aide Huma Abedin a “filthy nazi whore” in a unhinged Twitter rant last week, lectured on Tuesday night at a prominent Conservative synagouge in San Francisco about Judaism, Israel and the critics who have been calling her a racist.
(JTA) — The California State Assembly voted 60-0 on Tuesday to send an anti-BDS bill to the governor for approval, a week after the Senate passed it. The bill, which the Senate passed in a 34-1 vote on Aug. 24, differed from its original version introduced in April by Assemblyman Richard Bloom, a Santa Monica Democrat, The Jewish…
The council’s Committee on Contracts is scheduled to consider a resolution next Thursday, Politico reported, that would condemn “all efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the global movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction the people of Israel,” according to the most recent draft language of the resolution.