A little over one week ago, the Jewish Chronicle led with a huge story about the UK branch of the Jewish National Fund: “JNF loses half its revenue,” the front page story said. Oddly enough, the story seems not to be available on the JC website. Pro-Palestinians activists have been sharing the story online via social networks. Read more about JNF's loss of half UK charity revenue good news for Palestinians
Tear gas fired at school in Naqab village of Bir Hadaj as JNF threatens to demolish Palestinian homes Read more about Protests and strikes as Israel raids Bedouin villages, threatens to destroy homes
Stunning the audience, activists burst into the hall shouting slogans, throwing leaflets and carrying banner condemning JNF complicity in “ethnic cleansing.” Read more about Video: Activists disrupt JNF fundraiser in Berlin, protest Israel’s “ethnic cleansing”
In a precedent-setting move, Norway has ended tax-deductions for organizations that finance Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Read more about Will other countries follow? Norway bans tax deductions for donations to Israeli settlements
Highlighting the spectacular growth and victories of the 7-year-old BDS movement; Palestinian civil society commends author Alice Walker for her refusal to have her book published by an Israeli publisher; and more! Read more about BDS roundup: The BDS movement, 7 years on, "stronger, more effective and more diverse than ever"
The Jewish Agency, a quasi-official arm of the Israel government that encourages settlement in Palestine, and the Israeli government itself, are taking advantage of US and UK charity laws to raise tax-exempt donations specifically to place settlers in Syria’s occupied Golan Heights, all in violation of international law. Read more about Israel agency raises tax-exempt US, UK funds to put settlers in occupied Golan Heights, northern Palestine
In this week’s news from the global BDS movement, LA activists demand the city “Dump Veolia”; boycott activists tell the Red Hot Chili Peppers why they should cancel their upcoming Tel Aviv gig; and much more. Read more about BDS roundup: Los Angeles activists urge city to "Dump Veolia!"
Because of the efforts by Palestine solidarity activists to expose the colonization project of the Jewish National Fund, 2012 could perhaps be the organization’s last year holding charity status in the UK. Read more about Stop the JNF campaign makes steady gains as Israel charity goes "on the retreat" in UK
A prominent Israeli professor at the University of Haifa, Arnon Sofer, is urging the government to act fast to ethnically cleanse Palestinian Bedouins lest Israel be “destroyed” by them. Read more about Professor of Hate: Israeli "scholar" urges ethnic cleansing of Bedouins