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VIDEO: Anti-Israel Protesters Surround and Try To Intimidate Journalist Outside CUFI Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 8, 2019 at 9:00pm 7/8/2019 at 9:00pm
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Legal Insurrection previously exclusively reported on plans by several anti-Israel groups to disrupt the annual summit of Christians United For Israel (CUFI) held in Washington, D.C.

The main organizing group was Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), assisted by American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), and the U.S....

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Anti-Israel groups lock down planning for disruption inside Christians United For Israel Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 9:50pm 7/7/2019 at 9:50pm

Last week, we covered the June 22 planning meeting and joint effort of four anti-Israel groups — Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), and U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) — to protest the massive annual summit of Christians United for...

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Investigation: Anti-Israel groups plan disruption of Christians United for Israel Annual Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 8:20pm 6/30/2019 at 8:20pm
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On July 7-9, 2019, the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States, Christians United For Israel (CUFI), will hold its annual Summit in Washington, D.C.  Thousands of CUFI attendees will gather inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to hear from speakers such as Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of...

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Anti-Semitic “Deadly Exchange” campaign can be defeated when local pro-Israel groups respond quickly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 6:30pm 12/9/2018 at 6:30pm

Anti-Israel activists thrive in darkness. On campuses and municipalities, they spend months and sometimes years planning attacks on Israel that are often unveiled only at the last second, leaving Israel advocates scrambling.

That is unfolding with a vile antisemitic campaign called “Deadly Exchange,” which seeks to blame Israel and American Jewish groups...

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Congrats Prof. Miriam Elman: Algemeiner’s top 100 people “positively influencing Jewish life”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm 9/15/2018 at 8:00pm

The Algemeiner “was founded in 1972 by famed journalist Gershon Jacobson as Der Algemeiner Journal and was originally published in Yiddish.” It’s now one of a core of “Jewish” publications, but unlike some leftist publications like The Forward, it’s more moderate in its politics.

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund finances key groups behind anti-Israel church divestment efforts

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 7:30pm 7/29/2018 at 7:30pm
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Why are so many of America’s mainline churches partnering with the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR), an anti-Israel organization which allegedly has financial ties to terror groups and is a leader...

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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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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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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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New Orleans City Council rescinds BDS-backed resolution: We were duped

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11:00am 1/26/2018 at 11:00am
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We have seen this movie before, particularly on campuses.

Anti-Israel activists from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement have a Plan A – to get a student council, company, university, faculty group, artist or government entity to adopt the BDS economic, cultural and academic boycott of Israel. Sometimes that works, but...

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Anti-Israel FAKE HISTORY “Nakba Tour” scheduled throughout U.S., Canada

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8:00pm 10/7/2017 at 8:00pm

Now in its second consecutive year, the Nakba Tour is a speaking event that brings several Palestinian women registered as refugees in Lebanon to university, church, and other community venues across North America.

The talks rightly highlight the many overwhelming challenges that Palestinians face in Lebanon, including the denial of basic civil...

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund finances Jewish Voice for Peace as it launches new anti-Israel campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 6:30pm 9/10/2017 at 6:30pm
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Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is an anti-Israel extremist group that enables, legitimizes and mainstreams antisemitism by providing a façade and veneer of Jewish legitimacy for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

As we’ve highlighted in

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Jewish Voice for Peace Featured Speakers List a “Who’s Who” of Israel haters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/28/2017 at 7:30pm

“Jewish Voice for Peace” bills itself as a Jewish pro-peace organization.

But JVP is not a Jewish organization. At most it claims to support “Jewish traditions of social justice” as set forth on its 2016 listing of

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Israel passes law barring foreign BDS activists from entry

http://www.israellycool.com/2015/11/14/code-pinker-ariel-gold-slips-up-in-description-of-her-arrest/
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/9/2017 at 2:30pm
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On Monday night (March 6), Israel’s parliament (the Knesset) passed in its second and final reading a law barring the entry of foreign nationals who have “knowingly and publicly” called for boycotting Israel or who “represent an organization” that calls for such a boycott.

The law extends the ban to those foreign...

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Another deeply flawed report about IDF from “Breaking the Silence”

http://www.breakingthesilence.org.il/inside/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/The-High-Command-Shovrim-Shtika-Report-January-2017.pdf
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:05pm 2/27/2017 at 6:05pm
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Breaking the Silence (BtS)—Shovrim Shtika in Hebrew—is a group of Israeli veterans who collect and disseminate ‘testimonies’ of alleged breaches of military ethics which they claim were witnessed and perpetrated by soldiers while they were serving in the West Bank and Gaza.

BtS activists present themselves as patriotic Zionists who love their...

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More Anti-Israel Propaganda in Mainline Churches: “Living Resistance Tour”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 7:30pm 12/22/2016 at 7:30pm

In a number of recent posts (see here, here,

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Anti-Israel Conference Plots Next Divestment Attack: Municipalities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 8:30am 10/19/2016 at 8:30am

The U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, recently rebranded as the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian rights, is one of the most virulently anti-Israel activist groups. Legal Insurrection recently covered how the US Campaign’s plan to hold a seminar on Capitol Hill was canceled when it became known just how extremist...

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