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Israeli company files discrimination claim under NY and CA law against Airbnb over ‘West Bank’ policy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 26, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/26/2018 at 4:00pm
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Airbnb recently announced that it no longer would list homes for rent in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”).

Airbnb apparently singled out only Jewish-owned homes, and would continue to list homes in Arab communities in the West Bank.

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Airbnb to boycott Jews living in the ‘West Bank’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 9:33pm 11/19/2018 at 9:33pm
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Airbnb has been under a sustained pressure campaign by anti-Israeli activist groups to cease listing homes and apartments for rent in Israeli Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”).

The area was ethnically cleansed of Jews by the Jordanians after Jordan captured the area in Israel’s War of Independence. The...

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Germany’s Leftist NGO Cancels Award to Women’s March Over Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11:00am 11/12/2018 at 11:00am
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The Friedrich Ebert Foundation, a leading left-wing German think tank, has called off its plans to honor the Woman’s March USA over allegations of antisemitism. Two leaders of the group, Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory, have not shied away from displaying their affection for notorious anti-Semite and racist Louis Farrakhan.

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Israel Boycott funder Democrat Scott Wallace defeated in #PA01

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/7/2018 at 1:00pm

Some good news.

We previously wrote about Democrat Scott Wallace running in the judicially redistricted Pennsylvania 1 district, Dem Scott Wallace (#PA01) foundation funded worst-of-the-worst anti-Israel pro-BDS groups:

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BDS Bully: U. Michigan Prof discriminates against student wanting to study in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 9:00pm 9/30/2018 at 9:00pm
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One of the most important developments in the academic boycott of Israel took place a couple of weeks ago.

A professor at the University of Michigan, John Cheney-Lippold, agreed to write a recommendation letter for a student, Abigail Engber, but later refused when he found out...

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Cory Booker: I was tricked into holding this anti-Israel sign

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 7:30pm 8/4/2018 at 7:30pm

Senator Cory Booker appeared at the Netroots 2018 conference.

Netroots is the annual gathering of far-left (“progressive”) activists. For presidential hopefuls hoping to generate buzz among the base, Netroots is a must. This year Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Cory Booker were among the speakers.

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Terror-supporting ‘soldier-slapper’ Ahed Tamimi released from prison

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/29/2018 at 12:00pm

The Tamimi Clan of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank is notorious for exploiting village children for propaganda purposes.

We explored this history of child exploitation in our post, Ahed Tamimi case is about child exploitation by anti-Israel activists:

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Ocasio-Cortez: Capitalism “will not always exist in the world”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:00am 7/16/2018 at 11:00am
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This Year in Jerusalem: Kotel, Colleagues and Halvah

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 2:00pm 7/8/2018 at 2:00pm
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This past week I took a short but memorable and rewarding trip, both professionally and personally, to one of the holiest cities on the planet.

Below I chronicle my 4 days in Jerusalem. Most of the images are personal photos and many were shared on Facebook, so I’ve included those posts as...

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BDS-funding Dem candidate Scott Wallace sinking, Cook moves #PA01 to ‘Leans Republican’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 6, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/6/2018 at 5:00pm
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Democrats had high hopes for a pick up in the newly-redistricted 1st District of Pennsylvania, the result of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision that threw out the 2010 redistricting for allegedly violating the Pennsylvania Constitution.

The issue of whether partisan redistricting violates the U.S. Constitution remains an open question, despite recent SCOTUS...

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Anti-Israel bias and harassment at Presbyterian Church USA’s General Assembly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/24/2018 at 6:00pm

The 223rd General Assembly (GA) of the mainline Presbyterian Church (USA) wrapped up yesterday on June 23rd with voting commissioners approving a number of overtures (resolutions) which “featured one-sided condemnations of Israel” while “almost no effort” was made to hold Palestinian governments accountable for stymying peace or “harming Israelis and...

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Update: Durham NC Pro-Israel groups organize against City Council ban on police exchanges with Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/9/2018 at 8:00pm
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On April 16h, Durham, North Carolina became the first American city to align a municipal public policy with the agenda of the virulently anti-Jewish and anti-peace extremist organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), which falsely blames Israel and American Jewish organizations for U.S. domestic police militarization and instances of police violence...

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More Israel Demonizing Likely at Upcoming Presbyterian Church USA’s General Assembly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/3/2018 at 8:00pm

From June 16-23 the General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will meet in St. Louis where delegates will consider for passage at least eight Israel-related resolutions.

By contrast, in terms of its Middle East coverage, the GA is slated to consider only one overture “responding to the current Syrian crisis”...

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Ken Marcus, nominee to head DOE Civil Rights Office, finally to get floor vote

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 4:00pm 5/24/2018 at 4:00pm

Kenneth Marcus is the nominee to lead the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education.

Marcus is uniquely qualified for the position, we wrote when he was nominated in October 2017:

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Dem Scott Wallace (#PA01) foundation funded worst-of-the-worst anti-Israel pro-BDS groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/17/2018 at 3:00pm
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Pennsylvania’s newly formed 1st Congressional District is a classic “swing” district, and is rated a toss-up by Cook Political Report. Scott Wallace just won the Democrat nomination, and will run against Republican Brian Fitzpatrick, currently the Rep in the soon-to-be phased out 8th District.

Here’s the new judicially-ordered congressional map...

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ALERT: Anti-Israel coordinating group to launch municipal-level campaigns against Israel in June

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 9:00am 5/8/2018 at 9:00am
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Starting in June, the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR), an anti-Israel organization based in Washington, DC, is planning to launch a “three-year plan” to support “municipal-level campaigns across the country” which aim at ending U.S. support for Israel.

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Demonization: Durham NC City Council bans police exchanges with Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/22/2018 at 7:30pm
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Last week Durham, North Carolina became the first American city to align a municipal public policy with the agenda of the anti-Israel fringe organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), which falsely blames Israel and American Jewish groups for instances of police violence against blacks in the U.S....

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