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BDS

Will a Shrinking Protestant Church Obsess Against Israel, Again?

Friday, June 8, 2018

According to many observers, the Presbyterian Church (USA) — PCUSA — is a dying denomination. In 1993, the church reportedly had 3.1 million members — but by 2016, it had less than 1.5 million. You’d think that with the church experiencing this degree of decline, its leaders would be wary of taking any actions that … Read More

Disabled Christian Arab IDF veteran now combats BDS

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

A Christian Arab from Nazareth joined the IDF of his own volition and served in the elite Golani Brigade. During his service, he was wounded in the Second Lebanon War and upon his discharge found another way to serve his country: combating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign and improving ties between Israeli-Arabs and the state. Youssef Haddad, … Read More

South African Zulu King Invokes Fight Against AIDS, Drought, in Plea to ANC Government to Retain Close Israel Ties

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The king of South Africa’s Zulu nation has urged the country’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) to retain close ties with Israel, following last month’s vote by the ANC at its national conference to downgrade the South African Embassy in Tel Aviv to a “liaison office.” King Goodwill Zwelithinii — the constitutionally-recognized monarch of the 12 million … Read More

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

Monday, October 16, 2017

Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel as a condition of any state contract. In recent years, more than 20 US states have passed legislation condemning BDS or prohibiting their governments from doing business with entities that boycott Israel. Additional states — including Wisconsin — are expected to … Read More

New Jersey fails to enforce anti-BDS law with Danish bank

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The State of New Jersey has come under fire for allegedly not punishing a giant Danish bank that engages in anti-Israel economic activity. Danske Bank, the largest bank in the Scandinavian country, is blacklisted by New York State for violating its anti-BDS law shielding Israel from economic warfare. An intense row over whether Danske – … Read More

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Beating BDS: Liberty University

Monday, August 14, 2017

Liberty University is the largest Christian university in the world, and it is legendary among pro-Israel campus activists for its consistent strong support for Israel. But just because Liberty’s student body has historically stood behind Israel doesn’t guarantee it always will. As young Christians are increasingly drawn to implement their faith in the realm of … Read More

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Fighting BDS on the Streets of San Francisco

Monday, August 14, 2017

There is a movement growing like wildfire here in the United States and around the world to paint Israel as a racist, oppressive state that intentionally deprives Palestinians and other minority groups of their rights. Israel’s enemies have an agenda to delegitimize Israel’s right to exist, and thereby accomplish through deception and political pressure what … Read More