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A Students for Justice in Palestine march in New York. Credit: JCPA.

Canary Mission report: Besides Israel, National SJP puts US, Canada in crosshairs

A new report from Canary Mission, an anti-Semitism watchdog group, documents how National Students for Justice in Palestine has now taken a position against the existence of the United States and Canada. “Students for Justice in Palestine...

IfNotNow smears IHRA definition as a ‘threat’ to progressivism

The self-proclaimed Jewish-American “progressive” organization IfNotNow hosted a discussion on Jan. 27 about “how the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism has been destroying the progressive movement.” The word “discussion,” may, in fact, be too generous a term for...
Florida State University. Credit: Flickr.

Florida State University student senate rejects pro-BDS, anti-IHRA resolutions

The student senate at Florida State University rejected a series of resolutions that supported the anti-Israel BDS movement and rejected the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s working definition on anti-Semitism. The resolutions, which were authored by former student...
A panel of experts from the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) discuss anti-Semitism in the media, campus and public life. Photo by Kineret Rifkind.

Who will defend Jewish students against anti-Semites?

Following the U.S. Capitol riot, there has been a renewed emphasis on the threat from white-supremacist hate groups from the Biden administration, much of the media as well as the organized Jewish community. The...
Minister of Education Yoav Galant holds a press conference at the education ministry in Tel Aviv on August 6, 2020. Photo by Avshalom Sassoni/Flash90.

Israel bars anti-Zionist groups from lecturing in schools amid B’Tselem claims of ‘apartheid’

Earlier this month, Israel’s education minister moved to ban B’Tselem from lecturing in Israeli schools after the self-described human-rights group accused the government of being an “apartheid regime.” “The Ministry of Education under my leadership...
Florida State University. Credit: Flickr.

Florida State University student senate to vote on BDS resolution

Florida State University’s student senate is scheduled to vote on a resolution on Wednesday that calls on the university to divest from companies that do business in Israel. The BDS resolution calls on “FSU trustees to review...
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) delivering a speech at the American Muslims for Palestine convention in Chicago on Nov. 30, 2019. Credit: American Muslims for Palestine.

Tlaib calls Israel ‘racist’ for not offering COVID vaccines in Palestinian territories

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) accused Israel of being “racist” for not distributing coronavirus vaccines to the Palestinian territories, despite the fact that the West Bank is under the control of the Palestinian Authority, and...
Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, co-founder and director of the California-based AMCHA Initiative. Credit: IU Europe Gateway.

New attacks on Israel and Zionism may fuel campus anti-Semitism

Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the fallout from the 2020 election, anti-Semitism continued to morph and grow during 2020. While the school year for many students consisted of online or hybrid learning, anti-Semitic and...
Israel welcomed a delegation of leaders and activists from Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in December 2020. Credit: Courtesy.

As Israel-UAE ties deepen, BDS advocates ‘give up’ on efforts to boycott Jewish state

Amid expanding ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates following the Abraham Accords, a leading Palestinian BDS organization is giving up on efforts to boycott the Jewish state inside of the Arab Gulf...
The Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, during a plenary session, Feb. 5, 2014. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

France gives $10 million to pro-BDS Palestinian group

France’s government has given roughly $10 million to a Palestinian group that supports boycotting Israel, despite the fact that in the country, promoting BDS is illegal. The French Development Agency, or AFD, which focuses on...