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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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Germany to deport Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh at urging of U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 15, 2019 at 7:00pm 3/15/2019 at 7:00pm

When Rasmea Odeh was deported to Jordan by the U.S. government for immigration fraud in September 2017, it was uncertain whether we would hear from her again.

Who is Rasmea Odeh?

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Airbnb faces federal court discrimination suit over delisting Jewish homes in ‘West Bank’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/28/2019 at 3:00pm
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In November, Airbnb announced that it would delist Jewish homes, and only Jewish homes, in Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”).

As I explained at the time, the delisting nominally referred to homes in Settlements, but in the West Bank that is the only place Jews can purchase or rent homes because...

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Pressure mounts on Airbnb over boycott of ‘West Bank’ Jews, calling into question planned 2019 IPO

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:17pm 12/13/2018 at 9:17pm
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When Airbnb announced in mid-November 2018 that it would delist Jewish homes in Judea & Samaria (the “West Bank”), the move met with cheers from anti-Israel activists, who had worked for years to pressure Airbnb.

The U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights (fka U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation) is an umbrella...

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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
http://www.oliverandsons.com/2014716new-airbnb-logo-our-thoughts/

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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Remember, Hamas hides behind civilians and international media will try to cover it up

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9:30pm 11/12/2018 at 9:30pm
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Seven Hamas military members were killed on November 11, 2018, when they got in a firefight with Israeli commandos on an intelligence gathering operation deep in the Gaza strip. Among the Hamas dead was tunnel commander Nur Barake.

One Israeli commando was killed.

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At extremist event, Democrat Rep. Betty McCollum accuses Israel of practicing “apartheid”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 7:00pm 10/14/2018 at 7:00pm
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The false claim that Israel is an ‘apartheid’ state underpins the intellectual foundations of the BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) movement. The smear actually originated in anti-Zionist campaigns that were initiated by Communist states during the Cold War.

Since the 2001 UN conference in Durban, which launched the BDS movement, the...

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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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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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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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Court: National origin (Israeli) discrimination claim against National Lawyers Guild can go forward

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 9, 2018 at 3:00pm 3/9/2018 at 3:00pm

The National Lawyers Guild is a left-wing lawyer organization that, among other things, actively provides legal advocacy in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. NLG also advocates against Israel on a variety of international issues.

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Israel to boycott BDS boycotters, and BDS boycotters are furious

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:00am 1/8/2018 at 11:00am
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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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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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