“People need to be careful not to turn an advocate into an adversary.”
The protesters were hit with restraining orders, but argued that they had a First Amendment right to demonstrate against the bakery.
Jewish Voice for Peace, a group already controversial among establishment Jews for its support of an Israel boycott, is attracting extra attention this month thanks to a featured speaker at its upcoming biennial conference here. Rasmea Odeh, who was convicted in 1970 for a bombing at a Jerusalem supermarket that left two dead, was to be among those addressing the group.
An Israel advocacy group criticized a pro-BDS group for denying its request to hold a memorial event for Israeli terror victims at the latter’s national conference.
Palestinian tattoo artist Wissam Razzouk inked a Hebrew prayer on Jewish terror victim Kay Wilson as part of a new project called “Healing Ink,” which uses tattooing to help Israeli victims of terrorism and war overcome trauma.
An exhibition on Israel at the United Nations headquarters will include a panel on Zionism, one of three that the international body had previously deemed “inappropriate.”
An Israel advocacy group has launched a transit campaign in opposition to anti-Israel ads on Vancouver buses and light rail stations.
A student leader in the anti-Israel divestment campaign at the University of California, Berkeley, was elected to serve on the University of California system’s Board of Regents.
Col. Raanan Gissin visits San Diego to speak at the “Israel Miracle” event to galvanize Christian support for Israel organized by Israel 101 Events and Brett “Bird” Matson and co sponsored by StandWithUs San Diego. Here’s Dr. Gissin’s take on the current events in the Middle East and an invitation to the event.
Last year, Israeli adult film star and newly-minted right wing activist Michael Lucas used his financial clout to bar an anti-Israel group from meeting at New York’s LGBT Center. I was one of many who protested: LGBT community centers are meant for the entire community, including groups with whom we may disagree.