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Israel’s Netanyahu Unveils New Golan Community Named After Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/17/2019 at 12:00pm
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new community in the Golan Heights named after U.S. President Donald Trump. The Israeli Prime Minister convened a cabinet meeting at the site on Sunday as part of the formal inauguration. U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, along with officials from the Golan...

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German Student Associations Unite to Fight Antisemitic BDS Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/16/2019 at 12:00pm
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Germany’s leading national student associations have joined forces to fight the anti-Israel boycott movement—Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)—on college campuses. Perhaps the first academic initiative of its kind in Europe, the alliance comprises student groups from across the political spectrum.

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India Sides with Israel at UN for the First Time With Vote Against Palestinian NGO

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/12/2019 at 1:00pm
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Poll Shows the Message is Getting Through: BDS is anti-Semitic

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 8:30pm 6/6/2019 at 8:30pm

When a coalition of student groups at Cornell University, led by Students for Justice in Palestine, recently tried to pass a divestment resolution against certain companies doing business in Israel, a couple of interesting things happened.

First, as is now a common tactic, the dispute was racialized to portray it as a...

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Furious reaction to accurate advertisement calling out Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s Holocaust lies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 7:30pm 6/2/2019 at 7:30pm
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Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib attempted to rewrite history recently by claiming that the Arabs of the British Mandate for Palestine (they would not be called “Palestinians” until decades later) provided “safe haven” to Jews before, during, and after the Holocaust.

Here’s the controversial quote from Tlaib (emphasis added):

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New Book Documents Ties Between BDS Campaign and Terror Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 8:00pm 6/1/2019 at 8:00pm
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The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs just released an electronic “book,” documenting the ties between the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign and Palestinian terror groups.

The book, written by  Dan Diker and Adam Shay lays out the connection between Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)—effectively...

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Israel destroys largest, deepest and most sophisticated Hezbollah cross-border attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 7:05pm 5/30/2019 at 7:05pm

In early December 2018, Israel launched “Operation Northern Shield,” the effort to locate and destroy Hezbollah cross-border tunnels along the Lebanese border in northern Israel.

There were many dramatic videos of the operation, including that moment when Hezbollah operatives on the Lebanese side came face-to-face with an Israeli surveillance camera inserted into...

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Israel heads for new elections after Netanhayu fails to form governing coalition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 6:40pm 5/29/2019 at 6:40pm
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You thought Bibi Netanyahu won the April 9, 2019, elections, right?

Well, he did but didn’t.

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Professor George Bisharat compares family loss of absentee Jerusalem rental property to Jewish property seized by Nazis

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 8:00pm 5/27/2019 at 8:00pm
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George Bisharat is a retired law professor at UC-Hastings College of Law.

Bisharat just published another in a long line of anti-Israel Op-Eds, this time in the L.A. Times, The case for a democratic one-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians.

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Palestinians Reject Participation in US-Sponsored Economic Forum in Bahrain

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7:00pm 5/21/2019 at 7:00pm
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Top Palestinian business leaders are following the lead of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and refusing to attend next month’s economic workshop in Bahrain, The New York Times reported Monday.

The report noted the objections of several prominent Palestinian businessmen. Their primary complaint echoed that of the PA: economic incentives cannot replace the...

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Anti-Israel bias at Human Rights Watch (Part 2: Two decades of anti-Zionism)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/18/2019 at 9:00pm
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In the first part of my documentation of the bias of Human Rights Watch, I focused on HRW’s “Israel and Palestine Country Director” Omar Shakir.

I demonstrated that, given his long record of anti-Israel activism, it is laughable for HRW to insist that Shakir would be able or even willing to impartially...

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German Parliament condemns Israel boycott movement as antisemitic, compares to Nazi boycott of Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00am 5/18/2019 at 10:00am
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In a devastating blow to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, Germany’s parliament has passed a resolution condemning BDS as antisemitic.

The resolution titled “Stand Resolutely Against the BDS Movement: Combat Antisemitism” calls for cutting state funding to organizations supporting anti-Israel boycott. The motion is first of its kind...

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Administration at Williams College Goes Around Student Government to Recognize Pro-Israel Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 17, 2019 at 9:00am 5/17/2019 at 9:00am
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A pro-Israel student group at Williams College called ‘Williams Initiative for Israel’ or WIFI, has struggled to gain recognition on campus.

Until now. The student government at the Massachusetts school blocked WIFI, but the administration went around them in order to provide recognition for them.

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib Falsely Claims Palestinian Arabs Created “a Safe Haven” for Jews During and After The Holocaust

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 3:20pm 5/13/2019 at 3:20pm
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In a Yahoo! News podcast called Skullduggery, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D – Mich.) made an outrageous claim about the Holocaust (emphasis added):

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Eurovision: Israel Fights BDS with ‘Beautiful, Diverse, Sensational’ Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/12/2019 at 12:00pm
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Ahead of next week’s Eurovision Song Contest, Israel is countering the anti-Israel boycott movement, or BDS, on social media and the internet with its ‘Beautiful, Diverse, Sensational’ campaign.

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Anti-Israel bias at Human Rights Watch (Part 1: Omar Shakir)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm 5/11/2019 at 8:00pm
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Israel has refused to renew a visa for Omar Shakir of Human Rights Watch (HRW) to remain in Israel as a human rights worker, based on his long history of anti-Israel activism. This has caused a storm of controversy and lawsuits, leading to the fair question: Is Shakir entitled to a...

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Hamas launched a cyberattack during rocket barrage, so Israel blew up their cyber command center

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 6, 2019 at 11:00am 5/6/2019 at 11:00am
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There appears to be a ceasefire, or at least pause in fighting, in the current Gaza conflict.

Hamas and Iranian-controlled Islamic Jihad launched over 600 rockets killing several Israeli civilians. The rockets were launched mostly from civilian locations in Gaza towards civilian locations in Israel.

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