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Why Israel Is Nothing Like Apartheid South Africa - New York Times

JERUSALEM — Among critics of Israel, it has become ever more common to accuse the Jewish state of imitating apartheid South Africa. This month, an obscure United Nations agency, the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, whose membership ...and more »

Israel Approves First New Settlement in Decades - New York Times

JERUSALEM — Israel's government on Thursday approved the establishment of a new settlement in the West Bank for the first time in more than two decades, and also laid the groundwork for further expansion despite a request from President Trump to hold ...and more »

ASM indefinitely postpones divestment resolution after hours of heated debate - The Badger Herald

After six hours of heated debate, the University of Wisconsin Associated Students of Madison voted 13-12-1 to postpone a resolution demanding the university divest from corporations complicit in human rights violations both in the U.S. and around the ...and more »

Proposal asks for UW divestment from corporations participating in human rights abuses - The Badger Herald

As the Students for Justice in Palestine prepare to bring a resolution to the Associated Students of Madison Wednesday, some students and student organizations on campus have spoken out against the actions contained in the resolution. The resolution ...and more »

Video goes viral: 2.5 million worldwide view UN Watch director's challenge to Arab regimes: “Where Are Your Jews?” - UN Watch (press release)

GENEVA, March 30, 2017 — Tonight Israel's i24News TV will interview UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer about the video of his U.N. clash last week with Arab regimes which is now going viral on social media and the blogosphere, viewed more than 2 ...and more »

Occupied: Land before honour on Palestine Land Day - The New Arab

Comment: For decades, Palestinians have seen their land confiscated through illegal Israeli land grabs, and their homes demolished to make way for Israeli settlement building, writes Otman Aitlkaboud. Tags: Palestine Land Day, Israel, settlements, Oslo ...and more »

Israel holds anti-BDS summit at United Nations -

Palestinian ambassador says anti-BDS efforts will fail as Israel also cuts it funding to UN to protest resolutions. 30 Mar 2017. Israel has hosted a summit at the United Nations in protest at the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS ...and more »

Israeli cabinet approves first new settlements in West Bank in two decades - New York Daily News

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet has approved Israel's first new settlement in two decades. (GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Updated: Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:16 PM. JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin ...and more »

What We Talk About When We Don't Talk About The Nakba - Forward

In recent weeks, I have been paying particular attention to the arguments in favor of Zionism from those who call themselves progressive Zionists and call for a two-state solution, support Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state, and express ...and more »

The Jewish Voice at the Heart of the Boycott Israel Movement - Haaretz

Jewish Voice for Peace executive director Rebecca Vilkomerson isn't your typical BDS activist: she spent three years in Israel, is married to an Israeli and has relatives in the West Bank. Despite many critics in the organized Jewish community, she ...and more »