The group headed by Creative Community for Peace sent a letter to industry giant BMG concerning the rock legend’s alleged antisemitic behavior.
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) got into a bit of a Twitter quarrel over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In his speech to a joint meeting of Congress, President Isaac Herzog highlighted the deep-seated partnership between Israel and the US, while asserting that criticism shouldn’t turn into anti-Semitism
The resolution, which passed 412-9-1, stated: “Israel is not a racist or apartheid state, Congress rejects all forms of antisemitism and xenophobia, & the United States will always be a staunch partner and supporter of Israel.”
Rep. Jayapal Shares NYT Op-ed Decrying “Hysterical Overreaction” to Jayapal Calling Israel a “Racist State”
The op-ed is titled “The Hysterical Overreaction to Jayapal’s ‘Racist State’ Gaffe” and authored by Michelle Goldberg.
In a statement posted to social media, Jayapal said she was attempting “to defuse a tense situation” but acknowledged that “words do matter.”
Challenges to state anti-BDS laws have not succeeded in a single instance,” Israeli-American Coalition for Action Executive Director Joseph Sabag said in a statement.
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R) signed an executive order on July 6 barring the state government from contracting with those who are boycotting Israel, making New Hampshire the 37th state in the country to adopt measures against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
The Media Line spoke with Israelis about a new Pew Research Center survey finding broad support for the US and strong favorability towards President Biden