The backlash against an academic boycott by the American Studies Association (ASA) has been swift and sharp. CAMERA provides a roundup.
Haaretz was the latest media outlet to fall prey to false claims of BDS success. Veolia's move to close its bus routes in Israel was part of a business decision to globally cut transportation investments.
George Mason University officials stood firm when a pair of anti-Israel propagandists tried to link the winter commencement speaker to 'illegal occupation' and Israel's 'apartheid wall.' American-Israeli business leader Shari Arison's talk at the Fairfax, Va. school went on, but smears against her and the Jewish state still must be exposed.
The New York Times seems intent on putting the very idea of Israel’s continued existence, the idea of real and functional Jewish national self-determination, up for debate. First it was an Op-Ed by Muammar Qaddafi calling for an end to Israel. Now it's a page one column by Ian Lustick.
A CAMERA video highlights the unhealthy obsession with, and demonizing of, Jews in much of the Arab and Muslim world, making it difficult for them to reach a peace agreement with Israel.
One month after the Toronto Star commendably corrected that Meg Ryan and Bruce Willis never boycotted Israel, Agence France-Presse falsely reports that Lenny Kravitz canceled a visit to Israel in support of BDS.
Days after the Toronto Star unequivocally corrected that Bruce Willis "never boycotted Israel," Stephen Huvane, publicist for Hollywood star Meg Ryan, tells CAMERA: "Meg Ryan has not participated in any boycott against Israel."
The Teachers Union of Ireland unanimously adopted a resolution calling for the complete cessation of cultural and academic exchange with Israel, a boycott of professors, researchers and students for no reason other than their nationality.
David Remnick's false diagnosis of an Israel veering uncontrollably to the right helps sustain the fashionable but unhelpful view the Palestinians have no active role in the conflict, and no responsibility for its course.