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Unlike Gal Gadot, whose film Wonder woman was banned in Lebanon in May, Spielberg is not an Israeli citizen, nor has he ever fought with the Israeli ... by Spielberg were accepted and approved by the censorship board and it is only now that it is invoking Spielberg's inclusion on the "boycott Israel" list.
The Jewish Board of Deputies has hit back at criticism over Israel's decision to ban activists and organisations aligned to the boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against that country. Last Thursday, the African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape (WC) warned the Israeli ...

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has signaled he is against Israel's entry ban on prominent Palestine solidarity groups. "Jeremy is concerned by reports that activists campaigning for justice for Palestinians, against illegal settlements and the ongoing occupation have been barred from Israel," ...
OPINION: I guess I could boycott travel to Israel - but I doubt it would make much difference. No one really cares when you make grandiose statements and you're a nobody. A few Israeli restaurants would miss out on some business as a result of my decision. A few bars would sell fewer beers. Maybe a ...
Just how much economic damage is being done to Israel by the boycott movement is a matter of considerable debate. Right-wing politicians and activists routinely speak of it as "economic terrorism," but Dahlia Scheindlin, a liberal Israeli pollster, said her surveys showed that Israelis see few effects aside ...
Critics of her decision have said she was succumbing to the influence of the cultural boycott of Israel through the Palestinian-led BDS movement. Her own concert organizer in Israel said she was not able to withstand the "pressure" of the BDS movement. But in a statement distributed on social media and by ...

Now, in order to renew my contract, I am being asked to promise that I will not participate in a boycott of Israel. Arizona adopted a law in 2016 that prohibits the state, along with any of its towns, cities or counties, from contracting with entities that support even the limited boycott of products produced in Israeli ...
A boycott is Israel's Achilles' heel, more problematic than any festive decision to move another embassy to Jerusalem. And what does Israel do? It boycotts the boycott activists seeking to enter the country instead of letting them wander the land, challenging their ideas and trying to convince them. In contrast ...
No one we talked to believed that Israel would ever dismantle the more than 100 Israeli settlements peppered through the West Bank. ... From the Montgomery bus boycott to boycotts of apartheid-era South Africa, this peaceful form of protest has long been protected by the Constitution. No matter where you ...
"He doesn't support BDS. He does support targeted action aimed at illegal settlements and occupied territories." Asked if Corbyn would be happy to buy Israeli goods himself, the spokesman said: "Yes." Emily Thornberry, the shadow foreign secretary, said last week that the party did not support boycotts of ...
The star of the 1990s popular U.S. sitcom "Seinfeld" was in Israel for 10 days doing stand-up shows before he decided to take his family to the Caliber 3 academy near the illegal settlement of Efrat, south of Bethlehem, where he and his family members posed for pictures with Israeli trainers. Such camps ...
Pop singer Lorde, in explaining her decision to cancel a performance in Israel, described herself as an "informed young citizen," who finally read up on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Billboard magazine reported on December 24. Events of the week though have conspired to show that that pop star is far ...
Re: the Dec. 27 guest column "Why can't I represent Arizona inmates if I boycott Israel?" The answer to Mik Jordahl's column is that he is engaging in age old anti-Semitism. He singles out Israel for human rights abuses while not boycotting countries that do far worse then Israel, such as Russia, Saudi ...
The Tourism Ministry is considering upgrading the Israel National Trail -- which winds over 1,100 kilometers, all of them within the Green Line -- by adding hiking paths to sites of natural and historical interest in Judea and Samaria, the Golan Heights and Jerusalem. Some of the sites are of interest to ...
Kansas officials are scheduled to appear in court tomorrow to defend a state law designed to suppress boycotts of Israel. There's just one problem: The state quite literally has no defense for the law's First Amendment violations. The ACLU filed a lawsuit in October against a law requiring anyone contracting ...
Linda Sarsour, former executive director of the Arab-American Association of New York, stoked controversy earlier this year by asserting that Zionists cannot simultaneously be feminists because the Israeli occupation of the West Bank was oppressive to women. Organisers warned the audience and ...
The ex-Pink Floyd frontman supports the Palestinian-led boycott, which calls on artists to refuse to perform in Israel. German public broadcasters have dropped plans to air concerts next year by ex-Pink Floyd musician Roger Waters, citing what they call "accusations of anti-Semitism against him." Waters is ...

BDS stands for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions, the economic pressure campaign being waged against Israel in response to its treatment of the Palestinians. Berman ... She, however, also defended her vote against the anti-BDS bill, noting that boycotts have been a critical tool in social justice fights.
Waters, part of one of the world's most critically acclaimed and commercially successful rock bands from 1965 to 1985 before going solo, is a member of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) that targets Israel over its occupation of territories where Palestinians seek ...
"This bill is meant to apply to anyone who takes an active part in a movement that boycotts Israel or its products," the bill's explanatory notes said. "It's possible to criticize Israel, and freedom of expression shouldn't be undermined, heaven forbid, but anyone who lends a hand to a boycott that harms Israel's ...
The Dutch chapter of the boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement recently asked me to write an essay for Art, Solidarity and Palestine, a day of conferences and debate about the pros and cons of an Israeli boycott due to be held on 29 November, the United Nations International Day of Solidarity ...
While Israel is usually quick to brush off U.N. criticism, officials say they are taking ... Dozens of major Israeli companies, as well as multinationals that do ... an acronym for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement -- a ...
New Israeli legislation that "would allow anyone harmed by calls to boycott Israel to sue without proof of damages" passed its preliminary ...
Israel's media has been widely reporting the cancelled Spike order. ... New Delhi: A global campaign to boycott Israeli industry has hailed the ...
Roger Waters hits back at Nick Cave over Israel boycott ... his desire to play concerts in Israel saying: 'I love Israel and I love Israeli people.'.
Ron Brummer, executive director of operations for the Israeli ... "If you want to promote boycotts against Israel, be my guest, it's your right.
A number of states in the US have adopted measures penalising boycotts of Israeli businesses, but some civil liberties groups say it's a ...
Israel announced on Monday it would deny entry to seven members of a delegation ... "that included a significant component of promoting boycotts of Israel. ... Likewise, he appeared in a video supporting the boycott of Israeli ...
They apologized. When Israel works so hard against BDS, Michael Oren's call for Israeli officials to boycott them in retaliation makes no sense.
Barbara Olson and Tsela Barr: Protect the right to boycott Israel in Wisconsin ... The provisions against boycotts, divestment and sanctions (often referred ... the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and the Israeli ...
On Sunday, the Israeli Ministerial Committee on Legislation passed a law against activists who encourage the international boycott of Israel, ...
Congress is currently considering the Israel Anti-boycott Act, a bill that ... from companies involved in Israeli military occupation and settlements.
On 22 October 2017, Ramallah city officials banned Lebanese-French director Ziad Doueiri's film "The Insult" from being screened at the end of ...
So-called friends of Israel have lobbied for such state laws in response to the ... the boycott of products made in the Israeli settlements--established in ... that penalize boycotts as a tool of peaceful support for Palestinian rights.
US faith groups have published a statement in support of the right to boycott, asserting that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) ...
Wisconsin Governor Bars Contracts With Firms That boycott Israel ... taken a stand against the boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement and its discriminatory policies against Israeli businesses and individuals, ...
An Israeli government minister slammed the international boycott of ... week that all boycotts against Israel - even against settlements which are ...
"boycotts of Israel must be fought because they do not just attack the ... from Israeli banks and international companies that operate in Israel ...
Top minister says settlement boycott equals Israel boycott ... Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan speaks during an interview with The ... Erdan told The Associated Press that all boycotts against Israel are illegitimate, ...
The US government is willing to defend hate speech--but not boycotts of Israel ... demanded that people agree to not boycott Israel as a pre-condition to ... Israeli companies or companies with establishments in settlements in ...
ACLU: Hogan's executive order on Israel boycott 'flagrantly unconstitutional' ... to boycott Israeli companies and companies that sell Israeli products. ... adding that political boycotts are a part of American tradition dating back ...
The boycott activists and their supporters viewed the screening of the ... the Academic and cultural boycott of Israel that appeared on Saturday, ...
Groups slam US states' crackdown on Israel boycotts ... advocates a consumer boycott of Israeli products and international goods produced ... Earlier this year, the federal Israel Anti-Boycott Act - a bill that seeks to criminalise ...
The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced in the House and Senate, .... Israeli citizens should not have the right to call for boycotts inside their own ...
People discard possessions last month that were damaged by flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey in Dickinson, Texas.
People discard possessions last month that were damaged by flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey in Dickinson, Texas.
Israel Anti-boycott Act threatens the First Amendment ... Regardless of where one stands on the issue of Palestinian or Israeli statehood, the ...
Blair, who strongly supported the US decision to boycott Hamas, said the boycott of Hamas came under extensive Israeli pressure. The US ...
Hassan should not support Israel Anti-boycott Act ... Regardless of where one stands on the issue of Palestinian or Israeli statehood, the threat ...
Tony Blair regrets siding with Israel on Hamas boycott ... of the decade-long blockade and three Israeli military offensives since then continue.


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