Anti-BDS

Download a Printable Copy of this Fact Sheet As President Trump continues to trample on basic rights, Senator Creem and Representative McMurtry have introduced a bill in the State House (S.1689/H.1685) deceptively framed as anti-discrimination legislation, which in fact is a dangerous attempt to restrict our …

The first days of the Trump administration have been as dire as anyone could have imagined – with Executive Orders attacking Muslims, Arabs, immigrants, and refugees expected today on top of attacks on women and indigenous people. State Senator Creem of Newton and Representative Paul …

Remarks delivered by Lena Shapiro of Wellesley Jewish Voice for Peace at the Protect Our White House rally on December 9 Hi, I’m Lena and I’m with Wellesley Jewish Voice for Peace. Jewish Voice for Peace is a national organization with chapters on college campuses …

Once again this week, a group of Massachusetts legislators are enjoying lobbyist-paid trips to Israel, underwritten by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC), within months of having acted on amendments filed by JCRC last summer which sought to restrict the right to boycott.  “We object to …

The Right to Boycott: Defending BDS

October 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Forum to Educate, Discuss and Strategize Today, across the country, state and federal lawmakers are attempting to suppress the Palestinian-led campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions. The forum will strategize ways to protect our right to free speech.  Featured Panelists: Nadia Ben-Youssef is a …

Earlier this year, “Combating BDS Act of 2016” (S.2531 and H.R.4515) bills were introduced to Congress in order to undermine the right of people to participate in non-violent advocacy for Palestinian rights. The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement is a direct product of the Palestinian …

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