Does Human Rights Watch’s call for businesses to pull out of settlements mean hurting ordinary Israeli and Palestinian citizens? Sarah Saadoun says that idea doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.
A former national president of the Australian Labor Party has criticized its New South Wales branch following the publication of motions seeking to ban its members from participating in Jewish-sponsored trips to Israel.
A Customs reminder barring West Bank products from being labeled “Made in Israel,” has turned into a political fight with Republicans pushing forward a legislative measures in order to revoke the labeling rule.
Activists distributed thousands of fake anti-Israel versions of The New York Times in Manhattan and promoted an online version via social media.
The ‘liberation’ of the Kotel has always been a largely Diasporic fight, and as such, was bound to be laden with compromise, Jane Eisner writes.
Now that there will be a secondary space to which one can banish the Kotel’s undesirables, will others be shunted away — including certain men?
Canadian film mogul Paul Bronfman is pulling his support for York University because of a painting he describes as ‘pure hate.’ Mira Sucharov asks whether he really understands the artwork.
Spain’s government expressed “deep concern at the loss of many dozens of lives” of Palestinians as a result of Israel’s “use of force” in reaction to attacks against its citizens.
Banning an organization from a queer conference or protesting its reception may have been disruptive, Scout Bratt writes. But why are we so afraid of disruption?
Europe has sparked outrage with plans to bar West Bank settlement products from being labelled ‘Made in Israel.’ U.S. regulations already include similar restrictions, the Forward has learned — so why are the rules not enforced?