Press Archive

The New York Times: United Church of Christ Approves Divestment to Aid Palestinians (June 30, 2015)

Associated Press: UCC Church to Divest over Israeli Treatment of Palestinians (June 30, 2015)

Huffington Post: United Church of Christ Takes a Stand on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict with Divestment Vote (June 30, 2015)

Religion News Service: United Church of Christ Votes to Divest from Israeli Companies in Occupied Territories (June 30, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Could California Ban Anti-Israel Campus Protests as Anti-Semitic Hate? (June 10, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Secret Sheldon Adelson Summit Raises Up to $50M for Strident Anti-BDS Push (June 9, 2015)

The Guardian: Sheldon Adelson looks to stamp out growing US movement to boycott Israel (June 5, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: The BDS Blacklist Is a Jewish Moral Failure (May 28, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Students for Justice in Palestine Builds Support With In-Your-Face Push (May 20, 2015)

National Public Radio: Rabbis diversify to connect to students; just don’t bring up Israel (May 19, 2015)

AirTalk 89.3 KPCC: Debating the line between anti-Semitism and free speech (May 19, 2015)

The Los Angeles Times: Definition of anti-Semitism Provokes Campus Debates (May 18, 2015)

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Israel-Boycott Debate Spurs Fight over Defintion of Anti-Semitism (May 18, 2015)

The San Francisco Chronicle: Trade Measures Could Shift US Policy on Israeli Settlements (May 17, 2015)

The New York Times: A ‘Jewish Litmus Test’ was Unacceptable (May 15, 2015)

The New York Times: Israel, Palestine and the Boycott Debate on Campus (May 15, 2015)

MSNBC: What does Israel’s New Coalition Government Mean for the Middle East Peace Process? (May 13, 2015)

The Hill: Anti-Palestinian amendments went down with TPA (May 13, 2015)

Politico: AIPAC-backed amendments add to trade bill turmoil (May 11, 2015)

The New York Times: Campus Debates on Israel Drive a Wedge between Jews and Minorities (May 10, 2015)

Huffington Post Live: Islamophobic ads to run in New York buses (April 24, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Does Israel’s Anti-Boycott law muzzle free speech? (April 23, 2015)

The Hill: The Undiplomatic Diplomat (April 9, 2015)

International Business Times: Passover 2015: Seder political discussions to include Israel, Iran and Palestinian peace (April 3, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: “Embracing Boycott, Jewish Voice for Peace Insists on its Jewish Identity” (March 28, 2015)

The Hill: “Change in Israel will only come through outside pressure” (March 25, 2015)

The Nation: At a Jewish Voice for Peace Conference: This is What Solidarity Looks Like (March 20, 2015)

The Associated Press: “Post-elections a widening US Jewish split over Israel” (March 19, 2015)

RT: The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann: “Netanyahu Wins, Apartheid Continues” (March 19, 2015)

International Business Times: “Israeli Elections Results 2015: What does the future hold for Arab political power?” (March 18, 2015)

The Real News Network: “Jewish-American leadership rising in opposition to Israeli Occupation”(March 17, 2015)

The New Republic: “The American Jewish Community is Fracturing-What’s Causing it?” (March 16, 2015)

The Hill: “After Netanyahu’s Speech–What’s Next?” (March 16, 2015)

The New York Times: “In Dance Remix of Netanyahu’s Speech, Two Words Echo: ‘Iran-Haman'” (March 6, 2015)

Waging Nonviolence: “Netanyahu Speech was a Failed Dilemma Action” (March 4, 2015)

CBS News: Š5 Things to Know about NetanyahuŠ’s Speech to CongressŠ (March 3, 2015)

Al Jazeera AmericaŠNetanyahuŠ’s Brazen American Power PlayŠ (March 3, 2015)

Vice News: ŠNetanyahu Warns US Deal With Iran Would Turn Middle East into Š_…Nuclear TinderboxŠ(March 3, 2015)

RT: The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann: Does Netanyahu Speak for all Jews? (March 2, 2015)

The Associated Press: Anti-Israel Divestment Push Gains Traction at US Colleges (February 28, 2015)

Jewish Telegraph Agency: ŠSenate Dems ask Netanyahu for private meeting to clear bad feelings.Š (February 24, 2015)

The Washington Post: Netanyahu Does Not Speak for All American Jews (February 20, 2015)

Religion Dispatches: “Jews and Muslims Join Forces for Academic Freedom” (February 19, 2015)

Common Dreams: Turning Point? Grassroots Groups Mobilize against Netanyahu’s ‘Catastrophic’ Speech” (February 19, 2015)

Huffington Post Religion: Dear Congress, Please #SkiptheSpeech (February 16, 2015)

The Grio: ŠWhy the CBC should boycott NetanyahuŠ’s speechŠ (February 9, 2015)

Le Monde Diplomatique: ŠKiss MeŠ Bibi says to BoehnerŠ (February 9, 2015)

Al Jazeera America: ŠNetanyhauŠ’s Speech to Congress sparks #SkiptheSpeechŠ (February 9, 2015)

The Hill: The End of the Status Quo for Israel and Palestine? (January 21, 2015)

The Nation: “Breaking Taboos, BDS Gains ground among Academics” (January 7, 2015)

Al Jazeera: The Practice of Healing in Gaza (December 21, 2014)

The Times of Israel: Diversity and Pluralism Focus of Open Hillel Conference (October 16, 2014)

Haaretz: The Israel Conversation American Jewish Leaders Aren’t Willing to Have (October 14, 2014)

The Nation: Israel’s War on Gaza is not a Game (October 8, 2014)

Alternet: Simmering Conflict in Hollywood over Israel (October 2, 2014)

The Times of Israel: Pro-Israel Groups Praise Netanyahu’s ‘truth to power’ (September 30, 2014)

The Huffington Post: Open Judaism (September 25. 2014)
Haaretz: US academics bemoan ‘rigged’ fight in battle against BDS (September 27, 2014)

Religion Dipatches: Too hot for Shul: rabbis seek healthy Israel dialogue after Gaza (September 22, 2014)

Voice of America: Gaza War presents quandary for American Jews (Sept. 3, 2014)

The Times of Israel: In wake of war, leftist ‘self-hating’ Jews find a voice (Aug. 27, 2014)

Haaretz: Beyond Israel Boycott: Pragmatism needed in a time of polarization (Aug. 21, 2014)

The Daily News: Diaspora’s dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital- and risky (Aug. 21, 2014)

Haaretz: US students ramp up BDS movement in wake of Gaza War (Aug. 17, 2014)

Al Jazeera America: Campaign to Boycott Israel Gains Ground (Aug. 13, 2014) video

Al Jazeera America: Will liberal American Jews support Israel’s conservative government? (Aug. 11, 2014)

The Boston Globe: Hundreds March in Solidarity with Palestinians (Aug. 12, 2014)

Haaretz: Gaza war pushes some to the left of J Street (Aug. 5, 2014)

International Business Times: Meet the Jew arrested for criticizing Israel (Aug. 5, 2014)

The Economist: Israel and the World (Aug. 2, 2014)

The Washington Post: Thousands from across country protest in support of Palestinians near White House (Aug. 2, 2014)

The Jerusalem Post: In the US, the conflict is waged in the stores (July 27, 2014)

BBC Mundo: Los judíos que se oponen a la campaña de Israel en Gaza (July 23, 2014)

The Jewish Week: Fault Lines Open as Civilian Death Mount (July 23, 2014)

The Boston Globe: Protestors Gather in Boston in Response to Gaza Conflict (July 22, 2014)

Democracy Now!: Not In Our Name: Jewish Activists Arrested in Sit-in at Friends of Israel Defense Forces NYC Office (July 22, 2014)

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