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Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

CUFI-Backed Anti-BDS Legislation Becomes Law in Texas

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Tuesday, leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, joined Gov. Gregg Abbott as he signed into law Texas HB 89, a bill that prohibits the state from contracting with or investing in entities that boycott Israel. The legislation’s passage comes after months of hard work by the … Read More

We won’t apologize for Balfour Declaration, UK tells Palestinians

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The British government has emphatically refused to apologize for the publication, a century ago, of a document that legitimized the creation of a future Jewish state, saying instead that it is proud of the role Britain played in establishing Israel. In February, the Balfour Apology Campaign, run by the Palestinian Return Center rights group, launched … Read More

Texas Becomes 18th State to Pass Anti-BDS Bill

Friday, April 21, 2017

In a groundbreaking legislative act to blunt economic warfare against Israel, the Texas House of Representatives unanimously passed on Thursday an anti-boycott bill that bars the state from engaging in business with companies that are involved in the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement targeting the Jewish state. The bill was passed 131-0 and the author … Read More

Young ANC leader defies Israel-apartheid comparisons, sees his political future doomed

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Comparing Israel to apartheid South Africa is all the rage again. A United Nations agency recently published (and the United Nations secretary general rejected) a report accusing the Jewish state of having “established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people as a whole.” Campuses around the world are currently marking Israel Apartheid Week to … Read More