My plan was to teach my children to love Israel and introduce them to the harsh truths as they got older. But a new law passed by the Knesset may upend it all.
For months, the #GrabYourWallet campaign has boycotted retailers selling Trump labels.
It is true that both anti-Israel sentiment and organizations exist at UW, but these people and groups are a small minority when compared to the greater student body.
(JTA) – The city council of Tromso in Norway adopted a resolution calling on its residents to boycott products made in the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights. The resolution was adopted Wednesday, according to the municipality’s website. Seventeen members voted against the resolution, which stated that “the municipal council encourages Tromso Municipality’s residents to…
It was an overcast afternoon in New York. But in Southern California Abraham Foxman was paying one of his twice yearly visits last week to the exclusive Golden Door spa. Known as the “Jewish Pope” thanks to his 28-year leadership of the Anti-Defamation League, Foxman used, until his July 2015 retirement, to damn or pardon people for anti-Semitism. That’s no longer his job. So over the course of more than an hour, Foxman, 76, spoke from a position of distance that was not just a product of his temporary immersion in a world of massages, mountain hikes and organically grown gourmet meals. Retirement, Foxman stressed, had brought him new perspectives after decades of dealing from the inside with anti-Semitism, broader issues of bigotry and racism, and advocacy on behalf of Israel and the U.S.-Israel relationship.
Lifestyle brands ignore the haters. But what if the haters are political protesters?
The question of the moment is shaping up to be one of collaboration vs. resistance. And if the French precedent is anything to go by, these always wind up being a spectrum.
‘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.’
Talking won’t bring peace. But not talking could lead to another war.
In March, the United Nations compiled a “black list” of Israeli companies doing business in the West Bank. In some pro-Israel circles, it appeared part of a larger trend: the U.N. singling out Israel for condemnation.