Israel’s new ban on pro-BDS not-for-profits puts the country in the company of the mostly authoritarian regimes cracking down on critical NGOs.
This kind of incendiary discourse did not start inside Israel, and its center of activity is certainly not in Israel.
I can oppose BDS and dislike JVP and still believe that this blacklist is a really dumb idea. Because it is.
NEW YORK — In 2012, Rabbi Jason Herman wrote a letter to Israel’s Chief Rabbinate certifying that a friend of his who wished to get marri…
(JTA) — New York state has released a blacklist of 13 foreign companies that support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement against Israel. The list on stationary from the Office of General Services is dated Dec. 2. It was first reported by the New York Post. Among the companies on the list are…
Lee Grant is one of the rare Hollywood performers to triumph over the Hollywood blacklist. The Oscar-winning ‘Shampoo’ actress returns with a revealing new memoir.
Fifty-five years ago today, union activist and thespian Philip Loeb checked himself into the Taft Hotel in Midtown Manhattan under a false name and took a fatal dose of sleeping pills. Targeted by the insidious blacklist, Loeb could no longer find work in his beloved acting profession and had reached rock bottom.
Before Beaver Cleaver introduced television watchers to his suburban boyhood, before Lucy and Desi’s domestic misadventures became ingrained in the consciousness of the American household, and before the world had even heard of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, Gertrude Berg was the queen of the American sitcom.
On July 6, the New York-born screenwriter Frederica Sagor Maas celebrated her 110th birthday in La Mesa, California.