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Anti-Boycott Victory in New York State

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo By Simon PelsmakherB'nai Brith Canada The Empire State has dealt a severe blow to the Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order requiring agencies under his purview to divest from companies and organizations aligned with the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement. Continue reading

Sodastream CEO: Boycotts actually helped our company

Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum speaks at the UN By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada While speaking at the Ambassadors Against BDS International Summit at the UN on May 31, Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum delivered a beatdown on the movement - implying that instead of hurting the popular soda-making company, it actually resulted in massive profits.  Continue reading

Landmark Decision Made Against Boycott & Sanctions

  By Aidan Fishman B'nai Brith Canada Campus Affairs Coordinator In a landmark decision for Canada, issued Tuesday of this week, the Judicial Board of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) ruled against the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions Movement, finding that it violates the student union’s constitution. Continue reading

Archbishop of Vienna Condemns Boycotts and Sanctions movement

Archbishop of Vienna,Cardinal Christoph Schönborn By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada "I think it is not only false, it's stupid." That’s what the Archbishop of Vienna, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn said when asked about his feelings on the boycotts and sanctions movement against Israel in an interview with Arutz Sheva. The Cardinal is generally perceived to be second in the Catholic Church's hierarchy to Pope Francis. Continue reading

Spanish Tribunal Rejects Boycott of Israel

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada For the second straight week, Spanish authorities delivered a resounding dismissal of local motions to boycott Israel.  Continue reading

French Bank Delivers Blow to Boycott and Sanctions Movement

    By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada A large French bank has delivered a massive blow to the Boycott and Sanctions movement. According to the Jerusalem Post, the Credit Mutuel bank has closed the account belonging to La Campagne BDS France.The group was caught using illegal methods to open and operate its account for the purpose of attacking Israel through boycotts. Continue reading
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