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Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions
Major Jewish organizations back Israel’s BDS entry ban, barred group calls it ‘bullying’
January 17, 2018
Leaders of several major American Jewish organizations told JNS they support the Israeli government’s decision to prevent the entry of foreign citizens who promote boycotts of Israel.
Comedian Chris Rock defies BDS, performs in Israel
January 11, 2018
American comedy legend Chris Rock this week took his act to Israel, performing in the country for the first time before a crowd of 10,000 at Tel Aviv’s Menorah Mivtachim Arena.
Israel bans entry for 20 BDS groups, shows it ‘won’t turn a blind eye’ to delegitimization
January 10, 2018
Prof. Gerald Steinberg, founder and president of the NGO Monitor watchdog group, told JNS that the government’s move signals that Israel “won’t turn a blind eye to those who work to delegitimize it, but the downside is that it also serves to raise the profiles of these groups.”
Israel bans 20 BDS groups from entering country
January 9, 2018
Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry on Sunday published a list of 20 groups affiliated with the BDS movement that will be barred from entering the country.
Global Jewish students report shared challenges on BDS, anti-Semitism, apathy
January 8, 2018
At the recent 44th World Union of Jewish Students congress in Jerusalem, 157 delegates from 36 countries gathered to connect with other passionate student leaders and explore various facets of what it means to be a Jewish student leader today.