Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

Where Does Israel Rank In This Year’s UN Happiness Index Report?

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The annual World Happiness Report published on Monday by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network has ranked Israel as the 11th happiest country in the world in 2017, a spot it has held for four years. Prepared by the network and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the report’s release coincides with UN World Happiness … Read More

BDS: In Their Own Words

Monday, March 6, 2017

BDS proponents often present their case to students in terms of peace and justice; however, this masks the real agenda of seeking to destroy Israel rather than simply improve the lives of Palestinians and help them achieve independence. The true aims of BDS become clearer when the views of the movement’s leaders are examined. As … Read More

Members of Christians United for Israel Head to Austin in Support of Anti-BDS Legislation

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Thursday, members of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, will join with Texas state legislators Sen. Brandon Creighton (R-4) and Rep. Phil King (R-61) to lobby elected officials in support of legislation that prohibits state entities from investing in or engaging with companies … Read More

BDS: The Global Campaign to Delegitimize Israel

Friday, January 6, 2017

Background Since the outbreak of the second Palestinian Intifada in 2000 and the Durban Conference of 2001, organized campaigns around the world have promoted the “boycott, divestment and sanctions” (BDS) of Israel.  The campaign intensified following the July 2004 joint statement by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), and … Read More