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UNICEF: Another UN Agency corrupted by anti-Israel politics

https://www.ngo-monitor.org/reports/unicef-ngo-working-group-campaign-blacklist-idf/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8:00pm 1/14/2018 at 8:00pm
https://www.ngo-monitor.org/reports/unicef-ngo-working-group-campaign-blacklist-idf/

ISIS, Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Boko Haram justifiably appear on the UN’s list of grave violators of children’s rights in conflict zones. But UNICEF is also spearheading a campaign to have Israel’s military included on this blacklist, which could lead to Security Council sanctions if successful.

It’s preposterous that the Israel...

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Israel to boycott BDS boycotters, and BDS boycotters are furious

http://www.israellycool.com/2015/11/14/code-pinker-ariel-gold-slips-up-in-description-of-her-arrest/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:00am 1/8/2018 at 11:00am
http://www.israellycool.com/2015/11/14/code-pinker-ariel-gold-slips-up-in-description-of-her-arrest/

The Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement is dedicated to the destruction of Israel. As we documented, BDS in its present form was conceived at the 2001 Tehran and later Durban conferences, as a tactic with the goal...

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Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian teen exploited by her parents and BDS supporters, indicted for assault

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 1, 2018 at 10:15am 1/1/2018 at 10:15am

Ahed Tamimi is the Palestinian teen who has become an international anti-Israel star because since early childhood she has been used by her parents and Western BDS supporters to attack Israeli police and soldier for the cameras.

In the latest incident, which sparked her arrest, Ahed is seen punching and kicking an...

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European nations start cutting funds to pro-BDS pro-terror Palestinian NGOs

https://twitter.com/palwatch/status/867986087750193152
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 1:15pm 12/28/2017 at 1:15pm
https://twitter.com/palwatch/status/867986087750193152

For years, virulently anti-Israel, and in some cases even antisemitic, Palestinian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been playing a successful con game in Europe.

They’ve presented themselves to foreign donors as paragons of virtue worthy of financial support, while funneling their money into anti-Israel demonization campaigns, youth programming and infrastructure that glorifies violence,...

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Bernie backer James Zogby accuses Israel of culinary “genocide”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 7:30pm 12/27/2017 at 7:30pm

As someone who studies the anti-Israel movement, the outburst on Twitter by pollster and Bernie Sanders backer James Zogby comes as no real surprise.

But unless you study the bizarro alternate-universe of Israel hatred, this probably will leave you shaking your head in disbelief.

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The Two News Stories that clarify Lorde’s decision to boycott Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 12/25/2017 at 4:00pm

New Zealand pop star Lorde gave into pressure from the anti-Israel activists and cancelled a planned concert in Tel Aviv this coming June. While the pop-star characterized herself as an “informed young citizen,” the truth is she sided with the bigots as two other news stories that emerged over the...

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Action Alert: Anti-Israel Lobby intensifies campaign against nomination of anti-Semitism scholar Ken Marcus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 8:00pm 12/17/2017 at 8:00pm

Last week the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee concluded its hearings regarding the confirmation of Kenneth L. Marcus, President Trump’s pick for the position of Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights.

We noted in a post back in October, when the White House first announced the nomination,...

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The Linda-Sarsourization of Feminism: Anti-Israel BDS an “Intersectional Feminist” 1st Date Requirement

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 10:00am 12/12/2017 at 10:00am

For some years we’ve been reporting about how Jews are being ostracized, intimidated and even physically assaulted based on their identification with Israel.

As we’ve documented, on some college and university campuses, the harassing conduct of anti-Israel and pro-BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) groups is so severe and persistent that it’s starting...

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German TV Pulls Sponsorship of Roger Waters Concert over BDS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqS6ph9ldTs&t=15s
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 11:30am 11/27/2017 at 11:30am
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German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) withdrew its sponsorship of a Roger Waters concert in Cologne, after local activists objected to the allocation of public funds to former Pink Floyd frontman known for his support for the anti-Israel boycott campaign, German newspapers report.

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BDS activist Miko Peled: Egyptian “criminal collaboration with Israel” responsible for Sinai massacre

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 8:00pm 11/24/2017 at 8:00pm
https://twitter.com/mikopeled

Miko Peled is a celebrated anti-Israel activist who tours the U.S. promoting that Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

We first wrote about Peled when the hideous “Jewish Voice for Peace” found Peled too toxic (which is saying a lot), 

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Linda Sarsour is only the 2nd Most Inappropriate speaker at New School antisemitism event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 7:30pm 11/21/2017 at 7:30pm

The New School, a liberal Manhattan-based university, has garnered considerable controversy over a program on antisemitism that’s currently scheduled for Tuesday, November 28. The program is titled Antisemitism and the Struggle for Justice and it is designed to promote a book by Jewish Voice for Peace of a similar name.

Criticism of the...

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U. Michigan student govt passes watered-down anti-Israel non-divestment divestment resolution

https://twitter.com/astoldbydania/status/930707800354934784
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 8:40pm 11/15/2017 at 8:40pm
https://twitter.com/astoldbydania/status/930707800354934784

There was a time that student government resolutions divesting from Israel were all the rage, and the center of the anti-Israel movement on campuses. We covered many such battles, most of which were defeated, though some passed.

They always were purely symbolic acts, since student governments have zero power to divest university...

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Lawsuit: BDS movement engineered takeover of American Studies Association

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/10/2017 at 1:00pm

The American Studies Association (ASA) passed an academic boycott of Israel in December 2013, along guidelines of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The ASA leadership backed the resolution, which was sent to the membership for a vote. Turnout for the onl...

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Protester charges at Palestinian anti-BDS human rights activist Bassem Eid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvjt8Nh_0Ls
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/4/2017 at 7:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvjt8Nh_0Ls

Bassem Eid is a Palestinian human rights activist, who argues that the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is a sham that harms Palestinians.

Eid is a frequent speaker in the United States, including on college campuses. Eid presents a Palestinian point of view not often heard on campuses, where radical faculty...

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Balfour Declaration Centennial Celebration of Jewish Sovereignty in the Jewish Homeland

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 8:30am 11/2/2017 at 8:30am

Today—November 2, 2017—Great Britain, Israel, Zionist Jews across the planet and their supporters, will commemorate and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a major milestone in the international community’s recognition of the Jewish people’s right to self-determination in the land of Israel.

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FIFA Rejects Palestinian Football Association’s Request to Sanction Israel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBV__2Xevek
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 1:58pm 10/29/2017 at 1:58pm
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FIFA has decided to reject a request from the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) to sanction Israel due to athletic activities that take place in the West Bank. From The Jerusalem Post:

“The FIFA Council takes note of the documents adopted by international governmental bodies concerning the relationship between Israel and Palestine –...

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Trump appoints attorney who combats campus antisemitism to key civil rights post

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mH9txwVBlO8
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/27/2017 at 4:00pm
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The White House announced key additions to the Trump administration Thursday, among them the President’s nomination of Kenneth L. Marcus of Virginia, president and general counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, as the next head of civil rights at the Department of...

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