“It is really important for Jews everywhere to start to take these types of actions,” says a young Connecticut activist. Read more about Listen: Activists charged as criminals for disrupting Israeli army fundraiser
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In Israel it is common to attack dissenting organizations as foreign-funded, yet a look the funding of the Israeli right reveals an apparatus likely unsustainable without US donors. Read more about Who's really funding the Israeli right?
Gregory Williams and Daniel Fischer entered Friends of the IDF fundraiser to read testimony from a Gaza mother who had watched her son die. Read more about Peaceful protest at Connecticut fundraiser for Israeli army prompts police lockdown
The Shalom Hartman Institute uses interfaith program as part of effort to turn prominent and emerging US Muslim leaders into apologists for Zionism. Read more about Islamophobia bankroller behind organizer of Israel junket for US “Muslim leaders”
Man who claimed to be the victim of a hate crime in New York is now accused of taking part in an attack on a Palestinian-American woman. Read more about Claims of anti-Semitism vanish as facts emerge in incident at NY-Tel Aviv game
Activists in LA will protest a fundraiser for the Israeli army; African American activists encourage Stevie Wonder to join BDS; and the graduate students’ association at York University adopt a BDS resolution. Read more about BDS roundup: Activists to protest major fundraiser for the Israeli army
“It is with great joy that we applaud your decision to cancel your performance for the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces.” Read more about Rights groups launch petition to thank Stevie Wonder for canceling Israel army benefit gig
Stevie Wonder’s announcement that he will play at a fundraiser for the Israeli army flies in the face of a really brilliant legacy. Read more about Will Israeli apartheid steal Stevie Wonder's soul?
Streisand and former Israeli military Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi — commander of Israel’s attacks on Gaza in 2008-09 — raise money for occupation soldiers this week in LA. Read more about Barbra Streisand to perform at Los Angeles fundraiser for Israeli military