Criticizing Israel Is the New Anti-Semitism – Justice Minister

The Israeli justice minister said in an interview that European leaders who criticize Israel are being anti-Semitic, just like their predecessors. Criticizing the state of Israel and its government in any form is the new anti-Semitism, Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked told The Washington Post in an interview Wednesday, accusing European leaders of replacing old anti-Semitic tendencies with a new format. RELATED: US Slams Israel over Extrajudicial Killings, Torture and Racism “In the past, we saw European leaders speaking against the Jews. Now, we see them speaking against Israel. It is the same anti-Semitism of blood libels, spreading lies, distorting reality and brainwashing people into [...]

Up to 50 Airstrikes on Gaza in Worst Israeli Assault Since 2014

Israeli warplanes carried out the attacks after a rocket was fired from Gaza into Israel, causing no deaths or property damage. People in the Palestinian Gaza Strip said that up to 50 Israeli airstrikes took place in the territory on Sunday night after a rocket was fired earlier in the day from the embattled strip, landing on the border settlement of Sderot in an open area and injuring no one. The Israeli assault, carried out via air and artillery strikes, demolished multiple sites and injured two, including a 17-year-boy, according to a Palestinian Health Ministry official. RELATED: Criticizing Israel Is the New [...]


This morning activists and organisers have announced an end to the two year long #BoycottWoolworths campaign. The #BoycottWoolworths campaign was launched in August 2014 by the National Coalition 4 Palestine (NC4P), which includes, among others, the Palestine Solidarity Alliance (PSA), BDS South Africa, COSATU, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, MJC, Jamiat Ulama, Wits University PSC, Rustenburg PSF, Kimberley International Solidarity Forum, UJ PSF, Media Review Network, Open Shuhada Street (OSS), Palestine Solidarity Association (PSA), ANC YL, SACP, the YCL, SASCO, the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) and various other organisations. The #BoycottWoolworths campaign called for the complete boycott of Woolworths due [...]