Tagged: BDS

Appraising the B.D.S. Movement Op-Eds & Analysis
The New York Times

Appraising the B.D.S. Movement

Is it effective or misguided? Is it anti-Semitic? Readers are divided over boycotting Israel to protest its treatment of Palestinians.

on August 22, 2019
Palestinian Women Artists Ask Madonna to Cancel Eurovision Culture
IMEU

Palestinian Women Artists Ask Madonna to Cancel Eurovision

In the following letter to Madonna, over 50 Palestinian women artists came together to ask her to “support us now in our quest for freedom, justice, and equality -- and the right to thrive as artists.”

on May 13, 2019
How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics Op-Eds & Analysis
Nathan Thrall, The New York Times

How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics

The growing prominence of the B.D.S. movement — and the backlash to it — is widening fault lines from college campuses to Capitol Hill.

on April 3, 2019
Right-Wing Donor Adam Milstein Has Spent Millions Of Dollars To Stifle The BDS Movement… Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, The Intercept

Right-Wing Donor Adam Milstein Has Spent Millions Of Dollars To Stifle The BDS Movement…

Adam Milstein, A real estate millionaire and prolific donor to right-wing, pro-Israel causes, had a busy few days on Twitter this month. In one tweet, he accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of being a “terrorist.”

on April 3, 2019
Florida Legislators: Criticizing Israel is Not Anti-Semitic News Roundup
Alan Levine and Donna Nevel, Orlando Sentinel

Florida Legislators: Criticizing Israel is Not Anti-Semitic

Around the country, legislators have sought to curry the support of pro-Israel voters by silencing and intimidating those who advocate on behalf of Palestinian rights.

on March 21, 2019
Publisher Embroiled in Legal Battle With Arkansas Over Law Banning Israel Boycotts News & Analysis
Ben Kesslen, NBC News

Publisher Embroiled in Legal Battle With Arkansas Over Law Banning Israel Boycotts

One of more than 25 states to put anti-BDS legislation on the books, Arkansas is a battleground in a conflict that’s gone national.

on March 4, 2019
Israel Will Be The Great Foreign Policy Debate Of The Democratic Primary Op-Eds & Analysis
Emily Tankin & Alexis Levinson, Buzzfeed

Israel Will Be The Great Foreign Policy Debate Of The Democratic Primary

Some of the Democratic Party’s brightest new stars believe Israel is a rogue state that should be treated like apartheid South Africa.

on February 11, 2019
Marco Rubio’s Israel Anti-Boycott Law is An Attack On Free Speech Op-Eds & Analysis
Joel Mathis, The Week

Marco Rubio’s Israel Anti-Boycott Law is An Attack On Free Speech

These are divisive times. But Americans should be able to agree on at least one issue: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) shouldn't be the arbiter of what political expression is or isn't allowed in America.

on February 11, 2019
Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel News Roundup
Niraj Chokshi, The New York Times

Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel

Angela Davis, the activist and scholar, said this week that she was “stunned” after a civil rights group in her native Birmingham, Ala., reversed its decision to honor her with an award amid protests over her support for a boycott of Israel.

on January 9, 2019
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