Threats

BDS

Having failed to destroy Israel by traditional methods of war and terrorism, Israel’s enemies devised a new plan. They would target Israel’s political and economic stability with boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS). The BDS movement is insidious because it manipulates world opinion of Israel through thinly veiled anti-Semitic rhetoric. This movement is especially active on college campuses, where young people are presented with a false narrative by individuals appropriating the lexicon of the civil rights and social justice movements. They claim Israel’s government oppresses Palestinians with the same kind of racial discrimination that white South Africans once used against black South Africans under apartheid. This vicious lie has spread throughout academia and infected the United Nations. The old anti-Semitism of blatant Jew hatred has been repackaged as anti-Zionism and hatred of Israel.

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