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1/18/2018
1/18/2018
Puerto Rico`s largest newspaper removed from its website an opinion column that blamed the island`s economic crisis on the Jews who “control” Wall Street and the U.S. government....
1/17/2018
1/17/2018
StandWithUs strongly condemns the hate speech given by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on January 14, 2018 before the Fatah Central Committee....
1/17/2018
1/17/2018
StandWithUs calls on the newspaper El Nuevo Dia, the largest circulation daily in Puerto Rico, to remove an overtly anti-Semitic column from its website....
1/10/2018
1/10/2018
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster called on the state Senate to immediately pass H. 3643, legislation that adopts the State Department`s definition of anti-Semitism to be used by institutions of higher learning in determining whether a violation of a college or university policy prohibiting discriminatory practices on the basis of religion has been breached....
1/10/2018
1/10/2018
On December 31, 2017, the world lost a special soul and I lost a friend. Hannah Weiss tragically passed away in a plane crash together with her younger brother Ari, and their parents Mitch and Leslie while on a trip in Costa Rica....
1/10/2018
1/10/2018
Read Her Powerful Response. “The fact that you felt the need to vandalize my office under the cover of darkness shows that you and your actions do not represent this community, which has no tolerance for your intolerance.” ...
1/10/2018
1/10/2018
StandWithUs commends South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster who called on his state Senate to immediately pass a critical bill, H3643, to offer protection from anti-Semitic hate crimes on January 10, 2018....
1/9/2018
1/9/2018
Israel bans 20 groups, including campus BDS clubs, from entering Jewish State...
1/9/2018
1/9/2018
Yahya Mahamid, a 20-year old Israeli Arab raised in the city of Umm al-Fahm, describes being taught to hate Jews and Israelis and how he became a “Muslim Zionist” advocating for Israel world-wide as an educator with StandWithUs. With Mark S. Golub....
1/4/2018
1/4/2018
Dozens of Israelis and Iranians living in Israel expressed support for the people of Iran in video messages uploaded online on Wednesday by the pro-Israel education group StandWithUs....
1/4/2018
1/4/2018
Messages of support for the people of Iran have poured into StandWithUs social media from dozens of Israelis and Iranians living in Israel in Hebrew and in Farsi....
1/4/2018
1/4/2018
A StandWithUs campaign featuring Israelis projects the message that "Israel stands with the Iranian people."...
1/4/2018
1/4/2018
A Texas imam has apologized after issuing a video statement last month in which he said it was the duty of Muslims to kill Jews because of President Trump`s decision to move the United States` embassy in Israel to Jerusalem....
1/2/2018
1/2/2018
StandWithUs, an Israel education organization, brought a van full of Israeli products to the Peter Claver Center, Joliet as part of international IsrAction Day...
1/2/2018
1/2/2018
The founder of an Islamic institute in Houston, Texas claimed that Judgment Day “will not start until Muslims fight the Jews - in Palestine,” during a sermon condemning the Trump administration`s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel`s capital earlier this month....
1/2/2018
1/2/2018
StandWithUs strongly condemns Imam Raed Saleh Al-Rousan`s speech calling for the killing of Jews and denying their connection to the land of Israel....
12/28/2017
12/28/2017
The responses were pure rejection of a Jewish state — including dozens of pictures of Hitler....
12/28/2017
12/28/2017
Guatemala made history this week, becoming the second country to announce the decision to return its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem....
12/28/2017
12/28/2017
YOUNG ISRAELI SHARES HIS LIFE WITH AMERICAN STUDENTS...
12/22/2017
12/22/2017
Bal Harbour Mayor Gabriel Groisman describes the support he`s received from the South Florida community ...
12/22/2017
12/22/2017
A professor at the University of Southern California (USC) suggested in an October lecture that Israeli Zionists are terrorists....
12/22/2017
12/22/2017
It only takes one person to strive to make a difference. Sami Kuperberg is such a person. She had endured anti-Semitism since her freshman year at Oviedo High School. ...
12/21/2017
12/21/2017
Student support limited despite student government BDS resolutions...
12/21/2017
12/21/2017
A study of four U.S. colleges found little support for academic boycotts of Israel among the students....
12/19/2017
12/19/2017
StandWithUs Midwest, an Israel education organization, brought a van full of Israeli products to the Peter Claver Center, Joliet, IL as part of international IsrAction Day on December 17, 2017....
12/19/2017
12/19/2017
The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland partnering with Stand With Us to diminish hatred ...
12/19/2017
12/19/2017
However, we`ve also seen strengthened relationships with our allies, outpourings of support and thankfulness, and the unmistakable relief among Israelis who are reminded that Israel`s alliance with the United States is unwavering. ...
12/15/2017
12/15/2017
Rutgers University removed a professor accused of posting anti-Semitic statements on Facebook from his position as a director at the New Jersey school. ...
12/15/2017
12/15/2017
NEW BRUNSWICK — Michael Chikindas, a Rutgers University — New Brunswick tenured professor, has been relieved of some duties following anti-Semitic remarks he posted on social media, according to a letter sent to Rutgers University faculty members. ...
12/15/2017
12/15/2017
July 2017 marks 150 years of freedom, prosperity, and equality in Canada which reinstated a fierce sense of pride throughout the amiable Canadian population. We celebrated together as we watched fireworks light up the sky, gorged on maple syrup, and savored the few rays of sun we would soak up for the summer....
12/14/2017
12/14/2017
The Bal Harbour Village Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to pass an anti-Semitism ordinance that expands police officers` ability to investigate such incidents as hate crimes. The ordinance is the first of its kind for a municipality in the country, village officials said. ...
12/14/2017
12/14/2017
More than 1,000 people helped StandWithUs celebrate its 16th anniversary at its annual "Festival of Lights" gala held December 10, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. ...
12/11/2017
12/11/2017
StandWithUs applauds the Rutgers University for taking action against Professor Michael Chikindas, after he was exposed for spreading anti-Semitism, homophobia, and other forms for bigotry on social media....
12/11/2017
12/11/2017
A Rutgers professor accused of posting anti-Semitic posts on his Facebook page over several months earlier this year will lose his role as a director and will no longer be allowed to teach required classes, officials announced. ...
12/11/2017
12/11/2017
A letter to faculty members by Rutgers University`s president and chancellor and obtained Friday by The Jewish Link, indicates that a tenured professor will be held accountable for his explosively anti-Semitic remarks made on social media earlier this year. ...
12/11/2017
12/11/2017
After some worrying comments by Rutgers President Robert Barchi defending professor Michael Chikindas — whose vile antisemitism I exposed — I was not optimistic he would be disciplined or sanctioned in any way. ...
12/7/2017
12/7/2017
President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel`s capital on Wednesday, breaking with decades of U.S. policy and enraging the Palestinians. Legal experts, Israeli leaders and pro-Israel organizations noted that Jerusalem has long been the capital and that Trump`s recognition is a simple acknowledgement of reality. ...
12/7/2017
12/7/2017
We discuss the historic announcement by President Trump of moving the US embassy back to Jerusalem and recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel....
12/6/2017
12/6/2017
StandWithUs applauds the U.S. Administration`s expected recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. We urge Palestinian leaders and Israel`s neighboring states to accept reality and focus on making peace....
12/6/2017
12/6/2017
While rumors fly over his return to service, the Jewish State`s American-born former ambassador to the UN says Israel has increasing international clout. ...
12/6/2017
12/6/2017
WASHINGTON -- President Trump today recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying he wants to build an embassy there that`s a "magnificent tribute to peace" and stressing that Washington isn`t making a determination on the final status of the city in peace process negotiations. ...
12/5/2017
12/5/2017
These days, it seems more and more that when I read articles on popular social justice and feminist sites talking about Jews or Israel, I ask myself: Can I differentiate this “social justice” rhetoric from that of Neo-Nazis? ...
12/5/2017
12/5/2017
On Nov. 20, UC Berkeley lecturer Hatem Bazian got caught retweeting something blatantly anti-Semitic. ...
12/4/2017
12/4/2017
The American Studies Association boycotted the Jewish state. It wasn`t by popular demand. ...
12/4/2017
12/4/2017
In October, University of Texas at Austin students connected with two Israeli Defense Forces reservists, Kayla and Itamar (last names withheld for security reasons), one of six teams of IDF reservists traversing the United States as part of StandWithUs` ninth Israeli Soldiers Tour. ...
12/4/2017
12/4/2017
SAN DIEGO -- Amid growing indignation over aggressive Palestinian tactics at universities throughout the Diaspora, Dore Gold, former director general of Israel`s Foreign Ministry, provided a note of optimism at a StandWithUs banquet Saturday night attended by over 500 Israel supporters. ...
12/1/2017
12/1/2017
StandWithUs, an Israel education organization, has offered students at more than 80 North American universities the op­portunity to apply for the Emerson Fellowship since 2001. ...
12/1/2017
12/1/2017
Israeli-Arab Zionist Yahya Mahamid was indoctrinated from childhood to hate Israel, until he realized he was intentionally misled when he interacted with Israelis in his first job as a busboy in a Tel Aviv hotel. ...
11/30/2017
11/30/2017
It`s a sight we`ve seen before: an effective and appealing speaker advocating for Israel, the country that he is a proud citizen of, facing off with pro-BDS activists attempting to interrupt him....
11/29/2017
11/29/2017
The University of Maryland student government is being applauded for killing a proposal urging university officials to consider divesting from companies doing business with Israel. But a similar proposal on another major college campus emerged victorious. ...
11/28/2017
11/28/2017
New York City`s progressive university The New School is under fire for agreeing to host a panel on anti-Semitism featuring Palestinian-American activist and staunch Israel critic Linda Sarsour, the latest example of the left`s growing rift over Israel. ...
11/28/2017
11/28/2017
“It was our responsibility to help those that needed help, and they needed help." ...
11/22/2017
11/22/2017
University of California-Berkeley professor shares image of Kim Jong-un wearing a kippah ...
11/22/2017
11/22/2017
The pro-Israel StandWithUs advocacy organization expressed “outrage” Tuesday in response to new evidence documenting anti-Semitic hate messages being disseminated via social media by University of California at Berkeley Professor Hatem Bazian. ...
11/22/2017
11/22/2017
Jewish groups have strongly condemned a University of California-Berkeley professor who shared antisemitic images on Twitter that accused “Zionists” of illegally trafficking in human organs. ...
11/22/2017
11/22/2017
A crowd of over 100 Bal Harbour, Florida residents broke into applause last night after the Village Council unanimously passed a measure that cleared the way for local law enforcement to consider anti-Semitism as a “motivation for criminal offenses in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its Jewish community.” ...
11/22/2017
11/22/2017
What would you do if you were given the chance to change one of the world`s most disturbing misconceptions and deceptions? ...
11/22/2017
11/22/2017
Bal Harbour, Fla., is best known as a popular destination for snowbirds. With a population ranging from 2,500-8,000, depending on the time of the year, it`s hard to believe that this small oceanside village, 30 minutes north of Miami, is now a national leader in combating anti-Semitism. ...
11/21/2017
11/21/2017
As a senior at Northeastern University, I`ve been exposed to a diverse student body. There are different cultural and religious organizations across campus that celebrate their traditions, beliefs and customs....
11/21/2017
11/21/2017
StandWithUs is outraged at new evidence that University of California, Berkeley professor Hatem Bazian is spreading hate against Jews on social media....
11/21/2017
11/21/2017
UC Berkeley officials today condemned university lecturer Hatem Bazian for retweeting cartoons the school determined had “crossed the line” into anti-Semitism....
11/21/2017
11/21/2017
Bal Harbour citizens broke out in applause when their municipal government voted unanimously "yes" on the “Antisemitism Definition Act” on November 21, 2017. ...
11/20/2017
11/20/2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted a message of gratitude to Mexico following its announcement that it would not vote against the Jewish state in upcoming votes at the United Nations....
11/17/2017
11/17/2017
StandWithUs strongly condemns the New School for sponsoring a panel that aims to whitewash anti-Semitism related to Israel and silence the voices of the vast majority of Jews. ...
11/17/2017
11/17/2017
On Monday, November 13, 2017, Israeli-Arab-Zionist Yahya Mahamid, 20, relayed his extraordinary journey from fearing Jews and denying Israel`s statehood to becoming a Zionist. More than50 Congressional officials and community members attended. ...
11/16/2017
11/16/2017
Resolution asks Regents to investigate whether to divest, effort is DOA according to University spokesman. ...
11/16/2017
11/16/2017
On the same day that the University of Maryland`s student government overwhelmingly rejected a resolution to divest from companies doing business with Israel, the student government at the University of Michigan voted in favor of a pro-BDS measure. ...
11/15/2017
11/15/2017
StandWithUs condemns the University of Michigan (UM) Central Student Government (CSG) for passing a discriminatory resolution to create a committee as a step towards divestment from companies doing business with Israel on November 14, 2017. ...
11/15/2017
11/15/2017
StandWithUs congratulates the University of Maryland (UMD) Student Government Association (SGA) for rejecting a resolution to divest from companies doing business with Israel. ...
11/14/2017
11/14/2017
It was 09 November, 1989, my eighth birthday. During current events, my teacher was full of excitement because the Berlin Wall came down....
11/13/2017
11/13/2017
Groups seek to put a human face on the Jewish state while countering misconceptions and anti-Israel activists ...
11/13/2017
11/13/2017
`To those saying Israel is an increasingly partisan issue, that narrative is prescriptive rather than descriptive,` says law Prof. Eugene Kontorovich ...
11/13/2017
11/13/2017
Super Sunday supporters hear of `sense of duty toward our country to Israel ...
11/13/2017
11/13/2017
StandWithUs San Diego invites the community to the lively sixth annual Festival of lights “I Heart Israel” gala. StandWithUs (SWU) is a 16-year-old international Israel education organization with chapters throughout the U.S., in Israel, Canada and the United Kingdom. ...
11/10/2017
11/10/2017
Showing support for Israel is one of the cornerstones of Ma`ayanot. This past week, the school participated in several programs that inspired advocacy, awareness and appreciation for Israel....
11/10/2017
11/10/2017
StandWithUs (SWU) ninth “Israeli Soldiers Tour” brought Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reservists Kayla and Itamar to Dallas on Oct. 27 through 29, where they shared their experiences with hundreds of students and community members....
11/10/2017
11/10/2017
Yahya Mahamed works with StandWithUs to promote pro-Israel advocacy on college campuses....
11/10/2017
11/10/2017
StandWithUs San Diego (SWU) is entering its third year. Under the executive directorship of Sara Miller and an expanded board headed by Mitch Danzig, esq. from Mintz Levin, there will be additional programs for teens and college students, new sponsorship levels and an exciting evening planned for its Festival of Lights gala....
11/10/2017
11/10/2017
The 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration celebrated with special guests at Historic Weitzman Hall by StandWithUs ...
11/10/2017
11/10/2017
On Nov. 1 and 2. Joey and Eden (last names withheld for security purposes) will speak at University High School - ROTC and at University of Central Florida - Hillel. ...
11/10/2017
11/10/2017
Israeli-Arab StandWithUs educator Yahya Mahamed is on an international speaking tour across the UK, Canada and USA speaking at more than 120 venues from October through December, 2017. ...
11/9/2017
11/9/2017
For the second year, StandWithUs is partnering with North West Friends of Israel and Sussex Friends of Israel for the 4th annual IsrAction Day 2017, a global movement with the aim of supporting Israel and giving back to local communities....
11/8/2017
11/8/2017
StandWithUs strongly condemns a recent series of campus events, lectures, and protests in opposition to the Balfour Declaration and its support for the establishment of a Jewish national home. ...
11/8/2017
11/8/2017
Kenneth Marcus, an outstanding defender of civil rights for Jews and many other communities, was recently nominated for Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Department of Education (DOE)....
11/7/2017
11/7/2017
Members of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) visited University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) Oct. 30. Two IDF soldiers met with students and staff in the Student Services Classroom Building to speak about their lives in Israel. ...
11/7/2017
11/7/2017
Students at the University of Ottawa vote down motion to endorse BDS. ...
11/6/2017
11/6/2017
It has been 100 years since the Balfour Declaration — issued by the British government on Nov. 2, 1917 — offered the first international recognition of Jewish national aspirations. ...
11/6/2017
11/6/2017
StandWithUs Canada congratulates students at the University of Ottawa for defeating a motion to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel today. ...
11/6/2017
11/6/2017
StandWithUs Canada is concerned about a motion passed by York University`s Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) to recommend against renewing an academic partnership with Israel`s Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES)....
11/2/2017
11/2/2017
As StandWithUs Israel`s executive director, Michael Dickson has fundamentally altered Israel advocacy and brought the discipline into the social media age. ...
11/2/2017
11/2/2017
Rebecca Sebo has gone from being arrested for standing up for Israel to being proclaimed a hero by the chairman of a special Knesset committee. ...
11/2/2017
11/2/2017
Rhyan Orenstein sat on a tank in what had been a desert battlefield. It was her classroom that day. ...
11/2/2017
11/2/2017
Military veterans visit Shalhevet High School ...
11/1/2017
11/1/2017
Around 60 people came to listen to Yahya Mahamid, an Iraeli-Arab speaker for StandWithUS, share his story during the Dawgs for Israel meeting on Monday, Oct. 30....
11/1/2017
11/1/2017
Eden and Joey visited students at Weber School`s Rams for Israel to relay everyday life in Israel and the IDF....
11/1/2017
11/1/2017
The boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel has been decisively defeated at the University of Winnipeg (UW). ...
11/1/2017
11/1/2017
Yahya Mahamid`s journey to becoming an outspoken advocate for Israel — or, as he calls himself, a “Muslim Zionist” — was unintentional. ...
11/1/2017
11/1/2017
StandWithUs Announces the Roberta Seid Award for Courage and Leadership In Memory Dr. Seid ...
10/31/2017
10/31/2017
This weekend, the University of Houston will host the annual National Students for Justice in Palestine (NSJP) conference. NSJP is a hate group that is using our campus as a platform to promote their hostile agenda, create division and conflict within our community, and denounce the Israeli people. As a Jewish and pro-Israel student at the University of Houston, it is deeply concerning that UH would host such a hateful group on our campus....
10/31/2017
10/31/2017
Chairman of the Israeli Knesset Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee, MK Avraham Neguise, on Monday, October 30, 2017, at the Knesset, chaired a session on the upsurge of antisemitism in the US and Europe. ...
10/31/2017
10/31/2017
Instructor at center of controversy does not deny that he posted the anti-Jewish images ...
10/30/2017
10/30/2017
Immigration and Absorption Committee hears testimony about violent atmosphere against Jews in United States and Europe. ...
10/30/2017
10/30/2017
European diplomats attended a discussion at the Israeli parliament on Monday addressing concerns about rising antisemitism worldwide -- including on American college campuses. ...
10/30/2017
10/30/2017
“You are our hero!” said the Chairman of a special Knesset Committee on the topic of antisemitism to a former student leader who tearfully recounted being arrested on campus for speaking about Israel. ...
10/29/2017
10/29/2017
StandWithUs strongly condemns the blacklist of Israeli and international companies being created by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)....
10/29/2017
10/29/2017
Put on my bright orange converse and I boarded the plane. God works in mysterious ways....
10/27/2017
10/27/2017
StandWithUs commends Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for reaffirming his state`s support for Israel and issuing an executive order prohibiting discriminatory boycotts of Israel in state contracting. With this order Wisconsin becomes the 24th state to block commerce with companies that engage in the anti-Israel boycott movement....
10/26/2017
10/26/2017
Jewish civil rights groups and local community leaders have applauded Rutgers University for disavowing antisemitic comments made by one of its professors, who continues to deny that his controversial postings are discriminatory toward Jews. ...
10/26/2017
10/26/2017
The University of California Berkeley student newspaper has apologized for an editorial cartoon of Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz that had been denounced as anti-Semitic. ...
10/26/2017
10/26/2017
Editorial caricature accused of being anti-Semitic ...
10/25/2017
10/25/2017
StandWithUs congratulates students at the University of Winnipeg (UW) for overwhelmingly voting down a motion supporting discriminatory boycotts against Israel at the UW Students` Association`s (UWSA) Special General Meeting on Wednesday....
10/25/2017
10/25/2017
Two Israeli speakers came to campus on Tuesday to host an event titled “Striving for Peace: A Unique Perspective on Life in Israel.” Keren and Haitham, former IDF soldiers whose last names are concealed for security reasons, shared, with a room of about fifteen students, their perspectives on living in Israel. ...
10/25/2017
10/25/2017
StandWithUs strongly condemns the blatant anti-Semitism and homophobia posted by Rutgers University Professor Michael L. Chikindas on social media Chikindas is a professor in Rutgers` Department of Food Science....
10/25/2017
10/25/2017
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order Monday that blocks his state from award contracts to companies that support the anti-Israel BDS movement. ...
10/24/2017
10/24/2017
(Berkeley, CA -- October 24, 2017) StandWithUs condemns an anti-Semitic cartoon published October 18 in the Daily Californian, the UC Berkeley student newspaper. The cartoon portrays a caricature of renowned Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz who recently spoke at the university. The image contains classic stereotypes of Jews: a figure with a hooked nose and thick lips acting in a conniving and dishonest manner to cover up a bloody crime. ...
10/24/2017
10/24/2017
StandWithUs strongly condemns the anti-Semitic vote which occurred at the Students` Society of McGill University (SSMU) General Assembly (GA) on October 23rd, 2017. ...
10/24/2017
10/24/2017
Yahya Mahamed, who identifies as a Zionist Muslim is speaking in Athens on Oct. 30 and in Atlanta on Nov. 1 at the Weber School and Woodward Academy....
10/23/2017
10/23/2017
Just a few years ago, Yahya Mohamid was living in a northern Israeli town controlled by the Islamic movement and like everyone else in Umm el-Fahm, had been indoctrinated to hate Israel. ...
10/23/2017
10/23/2017
Each generation of youth brings a fresh perspective to past problems, and this sentiment couldn`t be any more true regarding the nation of Israel. A complex state that`s constantly fluctuating in the public realm of opinion needs spokespeople to present its merits, mistakes, and truths. Young people have the ability to play this position perfectly. ...
10/23/2017
10/23/2017
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed an executive order banning the state from doing business with companies that support boycotts of Israel....
10/23/2017
10/23/2017
(Annapolis, MD -- October 23, 2017) -- StandWithUs applauds Maryland governor Larry Hogan for signing an executive order on October 23, 2017 banning the state from doing business with companies that support boycotts of Israel. This makes Maryland the 23rd U.S. state to take a stand against the divisive and racist Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. ...
10/23/2017
10/23/2017
The Orange County Department of Education and the OC Human Relations Council co-sponsored an in-service training seminar for K-12 teachers called “Learning about Islam and the Arab World.” Two of the workshops are unequivocally anti-Israel. The seminar itself is produced by an anti-Israel organization called Fellowship of Reconciliation, which supports BDS. Participating teachers received salary points. The Los Angeles Unified School District also sponsored the same seminar....
10/20/2017
10/20/2017
(Los Angeles, October 20, 2017) - StandWIthUs strongly condemns Richard Spencer`s racism, as well as his attempts to use Israel and Zionism to sanitize his toxic views. His vicious brand of hate has no place anywhere in our society. ...
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
Reem Assil sought restraining orders after protests against Rasmea Odeh mural...
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
With white supremacy on the right and anti-Zionism on the left, it`s choppy waters for Jews on campus who express their support for the Jewish state ...
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
A California baker whose bakery features a mural honoring a convicted Palestinian terrorist has dropped a lawsuit targeting Jewish protesters who organized anti-terror vigils outside the establishment....
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
Lawsuit seeking restraining order dropped after protester served notice of intent to seek attorney`s fees under anti-SLAPP statute ...
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
A pro-Israel organization is warning of a malicious campaign by pro-Palestinian groups that paints Zionism in the worst possible light....
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
The innovative Israeli Soldiers Tours program features two Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reservists who relate their personal experiences upholding the strict IDF moral code while fighting an enemy that hides behind its civilians. ...
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
The innovative Israeli Soldiers Tours program features two Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reservists who relate their personal experiences, in and out of the IDF. ...
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
Palestinian Arabs are 20% of Israel`s population. They have the same rights and obligations like every Israeli: they vote, pay taxes, they get social support and medical insurance, and their children go to public schools funded by the state....
10/18/2017
10/18/2017
TORONTO - Legendary singer Elton John did it. So did Diana Krall, Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, and most recently the band Radiohead. ...
10/17/2017
10/17/2017
Roz Rothstein, StandWithUs co-founder and CEO, will attend SWU-Michigan`s gala for the first time as it unveils its new staff and direction. ...
10/11/2017
10/11/2017
Last week, we reported on two activities of StandWithUs, one of the new wave of Zionist organizations that works to educate supporters, detractors and everyone in between about the Jewish state and its vital place in the world....
10/11/2017
10/11/2017
A new policy on campus events at the University of California-Berkeley encourages a “double standard” that works against pro-Israel groups, a student leader told The Algemeiner on Monday. ...
10/11/2017
10/11/2017
StandWithUs congratulates pro-Israel activists for succeeding in getting their case dismissed on October 10, 2017 after a meritless lawsuit was filed against them in Oakland, CA by the owner of a bakery which glorifies terrorism against Israelis....
10/3/2017
10/3/2017
Comedian Elon Gold talks about his upcoming stand-up shows in Israel and why he`s a bit like Radiohead....
10/3/2017
10/3/2017
Winnipeg`s Jewish community and other supporters of Israel to join them in standing with Jewish students on Winnipeg university campuses who have to deal with threats and intimidation from some fellow students and professors should they openly support Israel....
9/29/2017
9/29/2017
Jewish college students returning after their summer break are encountering a wave of swastika daubings and anti-Israel activity on campuses across the country -- and there are signs the hostility may intensify in the weeks ahead....
9/29/2017
9/29/2017
Freedom Theater`s `The Siege` - about 2002 Bethlehem standoff - to take the stage at NYU ...
9/28/2017
9/28/2017
Koby Mandell and Yosef Ishran, two young Israeli teenagers, aged 13 and 14 resided with their families in the Israeli town of Tekoa, in Gush Ezion, Israel....
9/28/2017
9/28/2017
An anti-Israel group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is organizing a campaign to protest the school`s recent condemnation of “anti-Semitic attacks hidden under the guise of anti-Zionist rhetoric.” ...
9/27/2017
9/27/2017
Israel supporters were equated with white supremacists....
9/26/2017
9/26/2017
Three Rhode Island university students have been selected to educate their campus communities about Israel and to combat anti-Israel rhetoric as part of the StandWithUs Emerson Fellowship program. ...
9/26/2017
9/26/2017
A pro-Israel group is training students to defend the Israeli state in high school and beyond. ...
9/26/2017
9/26/2017
Commends UIUC For Condemning These Actions and Encourages NYU and Tufts to Do The Same...
9/25/2017
9/25/2017
In 1949, the world was continuing to recover from the end of one of the most horrific wars in human history....
9/18/2017
9/18/2017
Eitan Troyansky, Midwest Campus Liaison makes his television debut on Suzanne Cahnmann`s Current Events Round Table. ...
9/17/2017
9/17/2017
Watch Shahar Azani and Captain Elgen Long talk about Operation Magic Carpet ...
9/15/2017
9/15/2017
A pro-Palestine campus activist group recently called for violent action against “fascists,” a term it linked with “Zionism,” or the political support of Israel. ...
9/15/2017
9/15/2017
Honored by Jewish orgs in NY this week, Ret. Cpt. Elgen M. Long, 91, flew in a two-year sortie that brought 50,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel between 1948 and 1950 ...
9/14/2017
9/14/2017
A TRUCK CIRCLED Newark on Sept. 7 beginning at noon with the digital message “Roger Waters: We Don`t Need Your Hate & Censorship Against Israel” emblazoned across several sides. ...
9/12/2017
9/12/2017
Pro-Israel activists are confronting Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters at several stops on the U.S. leg of his tour with protest art including a 15-foot inflatable Pinocchio holding the sign, "Roger Waters: We Dont Need Your Lies About Israel!"...
9/12/2017
9/12/2017
Waters a longtime supporter of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement...
9/12/2017
9/12/2017
Roger Waters` fans headed to Brooklyn`s Barclays Center Tuesday night will be met by pro-Israel activists, street artists and an inflatable Pinocchio with a sign that reads, “Roger Waters: We Don`t Need Your Lies About Israel!”...
9/11/2017
9/11/2017
StandWithUs 2017-18 High School Interns and campus Emerson Fellows completed their August conferences and are excited to begin educating about Israel in their schools and to combat anti-Israel rhetoric....
9/8/2017
9/8/2017
Holocaust survivors Genia Kutner and Gerald Biegel will share their stories with high school students (and anyone else who would like to attend) at Oviedo High School on Sept. 12. The program, dedicated to unity, is titled "One Day Starts Today." It is presented by JSU and StandWithUs. The event is open to the public and is free of charge...
9/8/2017
9/8/2017
Mayor Uwe Becker is a strong supporter of Israel and ensured that Frankfurt would become the first German city to ban BDS. ...
9/7/2017
9/7/2017
Coalition led by Students for Justice in Palestine: “violent resistance—whether it is a black bloc or full-scale armed conflict—also has its place” ...
9/7/2017
9/7/2017
Chant `No Zionists! No KKK! Resisting fascists all the way` at rally against fascism ...
9/6/2017
9/6/2017
StandWithUs congratulates the University of California at Irvine (UCI) for sanctioning Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), after SJP illegally disrupted a Students Supporting Israel (SSI) event on May 10, 2017....
9/6/2017
9/6/2017
StandWithUs and Artists 4 Israel are launching a campaign to protest Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters for promoting hate, lies, and censorship regarding Israel. ...
9/5/2017
9/5/2017
Hannah Szenesh, one of my biggest inspirations, would have celebrated her 96th birthday this year. Although Hannah died when she was 23, as I get older, her story takes on a deeper meaning. Hannah was a very active Jewish teenager who grew up in Hungary. I`ve always been so focused on how she died, my recent trip to Budapest gave me an opportunity to time-travel and see how she lived. ...
9/5/2017
9/5/2017
StandWithUs strongly condemns Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) for equating Zionism with white supremacy and fascism, trying to create a hostile environment for students who believe in Israel`s right to exist, and advocating violence. We call on the university administration to publicly condemn them as well....
9/5/2017
9/5/2017
Retired Captain Elgen M. Long, the last surviving Alaska Airlines crew member who participated in the life-saving airlift of Yemenite Jews to Israel between 1948-50, will be the honoree and speaker at an event, recognizing him and Alaska Airlines, on September 12 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage....
9/1/2017
9/1/2017
StandWithUs Texas donated hundreds of packaged Israeli food and cleaning items to the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas on August 31, 2017 where they will ll be transported to Houston and disseminated to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. ...
9/1/2017
9/1/2017
Three Valley students are on a mission: to correct misinformation about Israel through educational initiatives. ...
8/31/2017
8/31/2017
From August 6-10, our 88 StandWithUs High School Interns from all around the USA and Canada, descended on Los Angeles for a 5-day conference. ...
8/29/2017
8/29/2017
An innovative project seeks to change Israel`s international image, one blogger at a time, as part of the StandWithUs organization`s fellowship program....
8/29/2017
8/29/2017
A virulent anti-Israel student group plans to hold its upcoming annual conference on the campus of University of Houston. ...
8/25/2017
8/25/2017
Artists 4 Israel Campus Review...
8/24/2017
8/24/2017
"I wanted to say something, but felt that I wasn`t educated enough to have a debate with her. I was upset and uncertain how to proceed."...
8/24/2017
8/24/2017
A pilot program has just been completed of a middle school curriculum designed to help Jewish students explore their roots and connect to historic and modern-day Israel....
8/24/2017
8/24/2017
A new middle school curriculum, “LINK: Discovering Your Israel Connection” is now available nationwide. The 6-lesson unit allows students to explore the historic Jewish roots to Israel while discovering their own personal, modern connection. ...
8/22/2017
8/22/2017
As I began my research into choosing a college, I was repeatedly told that colleges are tolerant and accepting environments for every individual, regardless of his or her identity and beliefs. ...
8/22/2017
8/22/2017
As a rising high school senior, I`ve been grappling with what the Israel legitimization effort means for college students....
8/22/2017
8/22/2017
The focus must be a resolute and clear condemnation of all forms of terrorism by all parties....
8/22/2017
8/22/2017
Rasmea Odeh set to be deported after pleading guilty to immigration fraud...
8/21/2017
8/21/2017
Congratulations To The Israeli High School Debate Team 2017! ...
8/18/2017
8/18/2017
During my first years at university Liverpool Jsoc was on the ropes. ...
8/18/2017
8/18/2017
With the hundred year anniversary of Balfour this year I often find myself reflecting on my nation`s history and involvement in facilitating the formation of the Jewish state...
8/17/2017
8/17/2017
The Queens Museum has reversed its decision to cancel an event commemorating the United Nations resolution that made way for the founding of Israel after receiving backlash from politicians and other community groups. ...
8/17/2017
8/17/2017
Under the 3D Test, Waters qualifies as an anti-Semite....
8/17/2017
8/17/2017
The IJ`s Aug. 8 column, “Can`t buy love, but it can buy happiness” gives the author`s personal view of happiness as having household help....
8/16/2017
8/16/2017
(New York, NY -- August 16th, 2017) -- StandWithUs congratulates the Queens Museum for reinstating the reenactment of the 1947 UN vote in favor of splitting the British Mandate into a Jewish state and an Arab state. The event was initally cancelled, according to the museum`s President and Executive Director Laura Raicovich, in order avoid hosting a "political event". The reenactment is being planned by the Israeli Mission to the UN and co-sponsored by StandWithUs. ...
8/14/2017
8/14/2017
Canadian Jews must educate their fellow countrymen about antisemitism masquerading as genuine criticism of Israeli policy....
8/11/2017
8/11/2017
The Israel Anti-Boycott Act was introduced to reinforce bipartisan consensus that boycotting Israel is inimical to U.S. foreign policy interests. ...
8/8/2017
8/8/2017
The Graduation of the 2017 StandWithUs Israel Fellows — future leaders and ambassadors from across Israel — was held on Thursday, August 3rd at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange...
8/8/2017
8/8/2017
StandWithUs/Philadelphia is running a truck ad that will circle the city of Philadelphia prior to Roger Waters` concert on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. ...
8/7/2017
8/7/2017
Thanks to a generous three year grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, StandWithUs has established an innovative and cutting edge fellowship for current law students in the Los Angeles area....
8/4/2017
8/4/2017
Legislation would end U.S. aid to Palestinian Authority`s “Pay For Slay” Subsidies to Families of Terrorists...
8/4/2017
8/4/2017
A new middle school curriculum, LINK - Discovering Your Israel Connection is now available nationwide. The 6-lesson unit allows students to explore the historic Jewish root to Israel while discovering their own personal, modern connection. ...
8/4/2017
8/4/2017
It`s a mark of how argumentative Jews can be that we can even argue the merits of raising a Jew-hating symbol in a Jewish summer camp. ...
8/2/2017
8/2/2017
What if I told you time-machines exist? In July, I had the incredible opportunity to time-travel to Budapest....
8/1/2017
8/1/2017
Manchester-based retail group which offers financial services as well as retail stores barred from Florida, Illinois, New York and Arizona ...
8/1/2017
8/1/2017
Liz Brough, the Irish American, non-Jewish coordinator of StandWithUs`s high school internship program, urges all people to find their story in Israel. She says the melting pot country is very similar to the Untied States, and she hopes for diversity in advocates. ...
8/1/2017
8/1/2017
Julie Hazan, HonestReporting`s US Director and Shahar Azani, Executive Director StandWithUs Northeast interview American journalist Hunter Stuart. Stuart discusses how his perception of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict shifted as a result of his firsthand experience working as a journalist in the region. Stuart also discusses his hopes for the future of the news media, and his views on global politics....
8/1/2017
8/1/2017
Was it a Jew-hating one-off or a Jew-hating pattern?...
7/28/2017
7/28/2017
Imam Ammar Shahin publicly apologizes for calling for a genocide of Jews. ...
7/27/2017
7/27/2017
On Friday night United Hatzalah volunteer EMS personnel left their families at their dinner tables and ran into, not away from, a terror attack that took place right next to their homes....
7/27/2017
7/27/2017
Nassau County Legislator Howard Kopel was joined outside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum last Thursday by several political and Jewish leaders to protest the upcoming appearance there of legendary rock star Roger Waters....
7/27/2017
7/27/2017
StandWithUs concludes the eleventh year of its university Israel Fellowship, as its student participants implement their 2017 year-end projects. ...
7/27/2017
7/27/2017
As long as Palestinians reward killing, conflict will rage...
7/26/2017
7/26/2017
It was a sad, solemn and emotional candle-lighting ceremony as - one by one - the names of the victims of the 1994 bombing of Asociac - Mutual Israelita Argentina, the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, were called and their faces shown on a screen....
7/26/2017
7/26/2017
On Thursday, July 20, 2017, outside the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, Nassau lawmakers and Jewish community leaders called for the cancellation of Rogers Waters` upcoming concerts because of the former Pink Floyd bassist`s support for a movement to boycott Israeli goods and services. ...
7/25/2017
7/25/2017
Israel`s Ambassador Danon and Terror Victim Oran Almog Call on Security Council to Act Against PA Payments to Terrorists On July 25, 2017...
7/25/2017
7/25/2017
Nicolet High School junior Yoni Altman-Shafer is in Israel right now for a prestigious fellowship that includes five weeks of studying and traveling....
7/25/2017
7/25/2017
SAN DIEGO - A two-state solution to peace in the Middle East...
7/25/2017
7/25/2017
On July 21st, Friday night, the Salomon family of Halamish was celebrating over Shabbat dinner the birth of their grandchild. As the family was gathered at home, a knock was heard on the front door. ...
7/24/2017
7/24/2017
StandWithUs is horrified by and strongly condemns the calculated, cold-blooded murder of three Israeli civilians - all members of the same family - which took place in the town of Halamish on the evening of Friday, July 21st....
7/22/2017
7/22/2017
StandWithUs is horrified by and strongly condemns the calculated, cold-blooded murder of three Israeli civilians - all members of the same family - which took place in the town of Halamish on the evening of Friday, July 21st. ...
7/19/2017
7/19/2017
Contrary to lyrics in the Pink Floyd classic song "Another Brick in the Wall," South Florida pro-Israel organizations believe the rock band`s co-founder Roger Waters "needs an education" — at least on the Jewish state....
7/18/2017
7/18/2017
VIDEO: Why is there a humanitarian crisis in Gaza? Here `s the situation:...
7/14/2017
7/14/2017
The decision to cancel the city`s participation with Waters came after the Greater Miami Jewish Federation accused him of anti-Semitism....
7/14/2017
7/14/2017
On July 7, 2017, UNESCO`s World Heritage Committee declared the Old City of Hebron a Palestinian World Heritage Site, a controversial one-sided move which comes on the heels of UNESCO`s divisively anti-Israel history in the sphere of Israeli-Palestinian relations....
7/13/2017
7/13/2017
One of Miami`s leading Jewish organizations accused Pink Floyd star Roger Waters of anti-Semitism ahead of his concert Thursday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, as a long-running controversy over the singer`s anti-Israel views follows him to South Florida....
7/13/2017
7/13/2017
StandWithUs `Southeast` ran a truck ad circling the downtown Miami area on Thursday (July 13) prior to a concert performed by Roger Waters, urging viewers to “Say NO to RACIST Attacks Against Israel by Roger Waters.”...
7/13/2017
7/13/2017
The issue of government subsidies for Palestinian terrorist salaries is again in the international spotlight. What began in November 2013, as a barely believable revelation...
7/12/2017
7/12/2017
From concerned suburban Jews in Los Angeles to a rabbi, to former high-ranking officials in government, advertising, communications, media and even a former Reagan speech writer, meet the people who founded and work in the organizations that fight BDS....
7/12/2017
7/12/2017
As part of the pre-Maccabiah educational program for American athletes in Israel, StandWithUs and Maccabi USA ran partnership events, aimed at encouraging Team USA athletes to become ambassadors for Israel. ...
7/12/2017
7/12/2017
StandWithUs/Southeast is running a truck ad that will circle prior to Roger Waters concert on Thursday, July 13, 2017...
7/12/2017
7/12/2017
Jewish and pro-Israel groups have called on Canada`s Western University to take down an art exhibit, created by the sister of a Palestinian terrorist, currently being displayed at an on-campus gallery....
7/11/2017
7/11/2017
Now that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has temporarily mollified the America Jewish community by kicking the can down the road on the controversial conversion legislation, leaving the Western Wall issue unresolved, this is a good time to think about the relationship between American Jews and Israel....
7/10/2017
7/10/2017
7/10/2017
1,000 local fans flock to Jerusalem`s Kraft Family Stadium to meet with some of the 18 `Gold Jackets`...
7/10/2017
7/10/2017
Pro-Israel Groups Claim Criminal Action Took Place at UC-Irvine Protest, Call on School to Hold Perpetrators `Accountable` ...
7/7/2017
7/7/2017
StandWithUs responded to Adallah-NY`s letter requesting Lincoln Center to cancel performances of Ha`bima National Theatre and Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv play...
7/7/2017
7/7/2017
His so-called activism will be the subject of a new documentary...
7/6/2017
7/6/2017
As Prime Minister Modi comes to Israel on the 4th of July, 2017, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel...
7/6/2017
7/6/2017
We believe it is important to counter the propaganda efforts of BDS so that their lies do not exist in a vacuum...
7/5/2017
7/5/2017
One of the greatest challenges of a medical corps team member is to care for captured and wounded enemy soldiers....
6/29/2017
6/29/2017
Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus....
6/29/2017
6/29/2017
StandWithUs applauds the North Carolina Senate for overwhelmingly (45-3-2) passing legislation that opposes boycotts against Israel...
6/28/2017
6/28/2017
That is a pretty offensive headline, I admit. But it aptly describes a very offensive incident....
6/28/2017
6/28/2017
On Tuesday, President Trump`s motorcade will leave Israel`s 1967 boundaries for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem, a Palestinian city in the West Bank....
6/27/2017
6/27/2017
Controversial Ryerson field placement coordinator Heather Bain has left the building, the Toronto Sun has learned....
6/26/2017
6/26/2017
Conflict not about territory, but about Israel`s `right to exist`...
6/23/2017
6/23/2017
During the last couple of weeks, Jewish and Israeli media outlets were filled with woeful cries about Israel`s standing with the younger generation of Americans and with young Jews in particular....
6/23/2017
6/23/2017
On June 7, the Embassy of Israel in Washington D.C. commemorated the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem....
6/23/2017
6/23/2017
Did you know... ...
6/22/2017
6/22/2017
With only about 40% of US Jews visiting Israel, more and more young adults find their Jewish glue through `tikkun olam` in their own neighborhoods...
6/21/2017
6/21/2017
StandWithUs commends the Westchester, New York Board of Legislators for overwhelmingly (16-1) passing Resolution 10140 which condemns all efforts to delegitimitize Israel and the movement to boycott, divest and sanction the people of Israel on June 19, 2017. ...
6/16/2017
6/16/2017
British-born Kay Wilson reflects on the double standards when it comes to tackling Islamist terrorism in the UK...
6/14/2017
6/14/2017
I was riding my bike one summer evening alongside the beautiful, crashing waves and the golden beaches of Tel Aviv. The last rays of sun painted the sky in rainbow colors which echoed the countless multi-colored flags trimming both sides of the streets of the Israeli city that never sleeps....
6/12/2017
6/12/2017
StandWithUs is honored to have been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Classy.org Awards, (which recognizes the most innovative social programs in the world). StandWithUs has been named as one of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017....
6/12/2017
6/12/2017
That`s when the 24-year-old social work student stopped by Bain`s office to tell her she`d like to do her third-year placement with the Canadian Centre for Men and Families (CCMF), an offshoot of the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFE)....
6/12/2017
6/12/2017
As Israeli actress Gal Gadot`s “Wonder Woman” film heads toward $400 million in earnings after debuting in early June, and numerous big-name musical acts line up to perform in Israel this summer, the influence of the BDS movement`s cultural boycott of the Jewish state appears to be waning. ...
6/9/2017
6/9/2017
On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017, the Embassy of Israel in Washington D.C. commemorated the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem....
6/9/2017
6/9/2017
In “ An Israeli-Arab`s Journey to Israel Advocacy”, we had the privilege to hear Yahya Mohammed`s story of change. ...
6/9/2017
6/9/2017
United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, received a petition with thousands of signatures from Israelis and from around the world, in support of her voice at the U.N. from representatives of StandWithUs-Israel on June 9, 2017. ...
6/9/2017
6/9/2017
On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017, the Embassy of Israel in Washington D.C. commemorated the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem....
6/5/2017
6/5/2017
While Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer`s plan to withhold federal funding from universities that fail to protect free speech may be a blunt instrument, something needs to be done....
6/5/2017
6/5/2017
The people of London are facing the beginning of a slippery slope, one where we all know how it begins but never how it ends....
6/5/2017
6/5/2017
JERUSALEM - Israelis are celebrating 50 years since the Six-Day War - and with good reason. That victory saved us from destruction and reunited our holiest city. Ultimately, it also brought us peace with Egypt and Jordan and a strategic alliance with the United States. The Palestinians, by contrast, are mourning a half-century of suffering. They claim that Israel`s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza subjected them to colonization and denied them statehood....
6/5/2017
6/5/2017
To the members of IfNotNow who chose to stage a disruption at Bret Stephens talk at Emanu-El last week, singing and unrolling a banner charging Stephens (and AIPAC, which presented the talk) with not living up to “Jewish values” It`s a shame you were promptly escorted out, as expected, because you missed an excellent and nuanced presentation....
6/2/2017
6/2/2017
New faces at StandWithUs MI...
6/2/2017
6/2/2017
In a recent statement on the Ryerson University website, president Mohamed Lachemi emphasized that the university “does not avoid controversies, difficult ideas or disagreements over deeply held ideas.”...
6/2/2017
6/2/2017
Johanna Meckel, StandWithUs Northern California Director thanks Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval for his strong support of legislation to protect his state from doing business with companies which discriminate against Israel. With the signing of the bill on June 2, 2017, Nevada became the 20th state to enact anti-boycott legislation....
5/30/2017
5/30/2017
Student: “could you ever imagine this scenario happening to students of different faiths or ethnicities?”...
5/30/2017
5/30/2017
A soon-to-be graduate of Ryerson University`s has revealed she was barred in the summer of 2015 by the Toronto institution`s School of Social Work from being placed with two local Jewish organizations because a staffer claimed both of the groups had a “strong anti-Palestinian lean.”...
5/30/2017
5/30/2017
I joined the Ryerson University School of Social Work in Toronto in 2013 because I thought it fostered an environment in which minorities feel safe to express their identity without being unfairly judged....
5/30/2017
5/30/2017
All Ryerson social work grad Rebecca Katzman wanted was to do her third-year placement at one of two respected Toronto Jewish organizations with a track record of addressing social justice issues....
5/30/2017
5/30/2017
May 24, 2017 Israel`s Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon held a special event at the UN in cooperation with StandWithUs on stopping Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists. Speakers in addition to Danon were Ruth Schwartz and Josh Warhit, SWU`s Northeast High School Coordinator. ...
5/30/2017
5/30/2017
Israel advocates expressed relief on Tuesday following the failure of an academic professional labor union to pass a pro-boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) referendum into its bylaws last week....
5/30/2017
5/30/2017
A vicious sickness known as anti-Semitism has infected people with hate across centuries, cultures, and continents......
5/28/2017
5/28/2017
May 25, 2017, in a unanimous vote in the State House, Nevada became the 20th state to take a stand against anti-Israel discrimination, striking a blow against those who are engaging in economic warfare against Israel....
5/24/2017
5/24/2017
Finally, after about an hour of partisan arguments from both sides, I heard something that got my attention....
5/18/2017
5/18/2017
On May 18, 2017, the Israel education organization StandWithUs (SWU), launched a petition supporting Israel`s UN Ambassador...
5/18/2017
5/18/2017
From Christian Broadcasting Network, experience the retelling of how Israel`s history was changed forever during the Six Day War in June, 1967, in honor of the 60th anniversary....
5/17/2017
5/17/2017
Northwestern University president Morton O. Schapiro joined a vigil late Monday for two slain Israeli students outside a forum featuring Rasmea Odeh, who served time for the terrorist attack that killed them....
5/16/2017
5/16/2017
Rasmea Odeh recently pleaded guilty to immigration fraud, for failing to disclose on her immigration applications her 1970 conviction and imprisonment in Israel for a 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two Hebrew University students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner....
5/16/2017
5/16/2017
Pro-Israel students saw mixed results in the latest round of anti-Israel BDS votes at state universities in southern California....
5/16/2017
5/16/2017
This episode seeks to bring awareness about the anti-Semitism that abounds on college campuses today and what can be done to fight it. After listening to this episode, you will have a greater understanding of the impact education can have on fighting anti-Semitism and growing support for the state of Israel around the world....
5/16/2017
5/16/2017
A university resolution that backed the so-called BDS movement to punish Israel was narrowly defeated when student activists fought back. ...
5/15/2017
5/15/2017
This year I was in Auschwitz-Birkenau on Holocaust Remembrance Day as part of the March of the Living (MOL) contingent from North and South Carolina and Virginia. These few days reminded me to be so thankful for everything that has been given to me....
5/15/2017
5/15/2017
SANTA BARBARA, California (Press Release) - The Associated Students at UC Santa Barbara (ASUCSB) overwhelmingly rejected a hateful resolution to divest from certain companies doing business with Israel on May 11, 2017. ...
5/11/2017
5/11/2017
StandWithUs Condemns Discriminatory Divestment Resolution at CSU Long Beach, May 10, 2017...
5/11/2017
5/11/2017
StandWithUs Congratulates UCSB Students for Overwhelmingly Rejecting Discriminatory Divestment Resolution, May 11, 2017...
5/11/2017
5/11/2017
StandWithUs "Salute To Israel" Walk Draws Hundreds on May 7, 2017...
5/11/2017
5/11/2017
PROVIDENCE - On May 7, StandWithUs Rhode Island presented “The Real History of the BDS Movement,” a talk that focused on one of the biggest threats facing Israel today: Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions....
5/10/2017
5/10/2017
Roz Rothstein is the co-founder and CEO of StandWithUs...
5/9/2017
5/9/2017
Along with most Americans, we are deeply troubled by the dramatic increase in anti-Semitic incidents here in the United States and abroad....
5/9/2017
5/9/2017
In July 2016 I documented a growing tactic in the anti-Israel movement, to blame Israel for domestic U.S. police shootings of blacks, such as Michael Brown in Ferguson....
5/9/2017
5/9/2017
One of the nation`s most prestigious colleges has come under fire for appointing a prominent advocate of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign to the position of dean of faculty....
5/9/2017
5/9/2017
Activists from the pro-Israel group StandWithUs have protested outside San Francisco`s Magic Theatre the past two Sundays at performances of “My Name Is Rachel Corrie,” a one-woman play recounting the life and death of the 23-year-old American activist who was a member of the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement....
5/5/2017
5/5/2017
On April 6, more than 100 students, their parents and Orlando residents attended the first "Answering Difficult Questions About Israel" workshop at The Roth Family Jewish Community Center in Maitland, Fla. It was organized by Spark Orlando and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando. Representing StandWithUs were Ron Krudo and Rayna Rose Exelbierd, who presented the program. ...
5/5/2017
5/5/2017
I received a little booklet with that title from StandWithUs. You probably can order it and many other related materials at http://www.standwithus.com/store....
5/5/2017
5/5/2017
Sing Matisyahu`s peace anthem One Day, after disruption of Israel Independence Day event by Students for Justice in Palestine ...
5/4/2017
5/4/2017
Imagine sitting down at a Passover seder and receiving a visitor who wants to kill you. That visitor is not the prophet Elijah or the Fifth Son -- the one absent from the table --who has a change of heart. No, he`s a killer who hates Jews and wants to destroy them. ...
5/4/2017
5/4/2017
On Sunday afternoon, April 30, 2017, Yom Hazikaron ("Remembrance Day") had just begun in Israel. Not only does Israel remember those who fell in defense of the Jewish state, it also remembers those who lost their lives to terrorism. Victims of terrorism were not engaged in war when they were murdered, but rather going about their business riding a bus, going to a café, or even at praying in a synagogue....
5/4/2017
5/4/2017
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has declared Israel`s sovereignty over Jerusalem to be "null and void" and acknowledged the Jewish state`s presence in the city as an "occupying Power." ...
5/3/2017
5/3/2017
Anti-BDS legislation signed into law on Israel`s 69th Independence Day: “Anti-Israel policies are anti-Texas policies” ...
5/3/2017
5/3/2017
The student government of the University of Wisconsin-Madison included an amendment specifically targeting Israel in a resolution calling for divestment from companies operating in many countries. ...
5/3/2017
5/3/2017
After more than four hours of contentious debate, the George Washington University student government rejected a proposal to divest from companies that do business with Israel. The resolution failed by a single vote, with one senator abstaining...
5/3/2017
5/3/2017
George Washington University`s (GW) student association narrowly rejected a resolution calling for the school to divest from companies doing business with Israel....
5/3/2017
5/3/2017
Israeli politicians as well as key Jewish organizations blasted the UN agency on Tuesday for choosing to pass a resolution they deemed anti-Israeli in nature....
5/3/2017
5/3/2017
A divestment resolution`s failure to be passed by the George Washington (GW) University student government on Monday by the slimmest of margins has pro-Israel activists on campus breathing a sigh of relief. ...
5/2/2017
5/2/2017
Israel`s Ambassador to UNESCO Carmel Shama refused to treat the vote as a diplomatic failure, saying that the number of countries who supported Israel or abstained was a "significant victory." ...
5/2/2017
5/2/2017
(Washington D.C. , May 2, 2017) -- StandWithUs congratulates the George Washington University Student Association (SA) for rejecting a misleading and discriminatory resolution to divest from companies doing business with Israel. The resolution failed with a vote of 14 in favor, 15 against, and one abstention on May 1, 2017....
5/2/2017
5/2/2017
(Austin, TX-May 2, 2017) -- StandWithUs applauds Texas Governor Greg Abbott for signing anti-boycott legislation on Israel`s Independence Day. The bipartisan legislation prevents companies that participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel from doing business with the state`s $500 billion economy....
5/2/2017
5/2/2017
When Jewish students begin university studies, they are essentially entering a metaphorical battlefield where they will be forced to defend their values and integrity just for being Jewish. In many cases, this occurs regardless of whether these students support Israel and whether or not they are ideologically right or left wing. ...
5/2/2017
5/2/2017
(LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2017) -- StandWithUs condemns today`s vote by UNESCO, which effectively disavows Israel`s sovereignty in any part of Jerusalem. This vote also minimizes 3,000 years of Jewish history in the city. ...
5/1/2017
5/1/2017
Washington, D.C. U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Christopher Coons (D-DE) led all 100 U.S. senators in urging United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General António Guterres to counter anti-Israel bias at the United Nations....
5/1/2017
5/1/2017
On Friday. April 28, 2017 two Toronto area high schools, including Westmount Collegiate Institute in York Region, sent over 90 Grade 10 students on a field trip to York University to participate in a workshop faculty members were providing on the history of the indigenous residential schools in Canada. The purpose of the field trip was to raise awareness with the intention of preventing racism in the future. ...
4/28/2017
4/28/2017
4/28/2017
On May 2, 2017 the State of Israel will mark its 69th Independence Anniversary to be celebrated in Israel and across the world. It is a great point in time to lift one`s head above the whirlwind of daily hustle and bustle and from a bird`s-eye view, take a look for a moment at the greater picture....
4/28/2017
4/28/2017
My name is Marla Bennett, I was an exchange student from UC Berkeley studying at Hebrew University and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies when a bomb went off in the university cafeteria and I was murdered along with nine others, four of whom were also Americans. ...
4/27/2017
4/27/2017
Yesterday, Caterpillar announced much better financial results than were anticipated, and its stock price rose by nearly 8%. ...
4/27/2017
4/27/2017
StandWithUs strongly condemns the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) at the University of Wisconsin for passing a divestment resolution containing a hateful conspiracy theory about Israelis...
4/26/2017
4/26/2017
A student leader at Washington University in St. Louis has applauded the school`s Hillel for refusing to fund a J Street U event featuring the far-left Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence ...
4/26/2017
4/26/2017
StandWithUs condemns the awarding of the 2017 Gandhi Peace Prize to Omar Barghouti...
4/25/2017
4/25/2017
Ilan Lopez, a former Israel Defense Forces soldier and director of StandWithUs Latin America, recently visited South Florida where he spoke with Hispanic groups and at schools....
4/25/2017
4/25/2017
Student government at Tufts University in Massachusetts stoked outrage this week by approving an anti-Israel divestment measure on the eve of Passover, spurring accusations that the timing was intended to minimize opposition from the Jewish community....
4/25/2017
4/25/2017
`Metro` tells the story of Yahya Mahamed, who said his eyes were opened to the truth about Israel. Now calling himself `Zionist Muslim,` he is working at StandWithUs to help others. ...
4/25/2017
4/25/2017
Students played an integral role in seeing that the Texas House passed a bill last week barring the state from engaging in business with companies involved with the anti-Israel BDS movement. ...
4/24/2017
4/24/2017
Tamir Oren describes his main mission as being to help students `feel confident, to stand up for Israel and to educate about Israel in a more professional way...
4/24/2017
4/24/2017
The Israel advocacy group StandWithUs is congratulating the San Diego State University Associated Students for passing a resolution to condemn anti-Semitism...
4/24/2017
4/24/2017
Texas becomes latest state to pass anti-BDS Legislation...
4/21/2017
4/21/2017
StandWithUs congratulates The San Diego State University Associated Students...
4/20/2017
4/20/2017
StandWithUs congratulates The San Diego State University Associated Students for passing A Resolution to Condemn Anti-Semitism...
4/20/2017
4/20/2017
Texas Takes a $500 Billion Unanimous Stand Against Israel Discrimination 18th State to Pass Anti-Boycott Legislation April 20, 2017 ...
4/20/2017
4/20/2017
Opposing the narrative of Israeli apartheid is personal for two Zionist South Africans who spoke with The Algemeiner last month as they embarked on a tour of US universities....
4/19/2017
4/19/2017
In 2016, the Middle East Forum (MEF) launched a campaign calling on San Francisco State University (SFSU) President Leslie Wong to end the school`s 2014 memorandum of understanding (MOU) with An-Najah University — a college in the West Bank that promotes radicalism and Palestinian violence....
4/19/2017
4/19/2017
Student government at Tufts University in Massachusetts stoked outrage this week by approving an anti-Israel divestment measure on the eve of Passover, spurring accusations that the timing was intended to minimize opposition from the Jewish community....
4/19/2017
4/14/2017
4/14/2017
In Gazan Version Of `Snakes And Ladders` Board Game, Players Proceed Towards Jerusalem Using Tunnels, Rockets...
4/14/2017
4/14/2017
BATH, ENGLAND - Students at the University of Bath in England and at the University of British Columbia in Canada have rejected anti- Israel resolutions calling for boycott, divestment and sanctions against the Jewish State....
4/14/2017
4/14/2017
US Department of Justice Finally Seeks Justice for American Murdered by Palestinian Terrorists...
4/13/2017
4/13/2017
StandWithUs exposes would-be justice icon Rasmea Odeh, holds her publicly accountable for killing Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, defies JVP, and gives the last word to the victims....
4/13/2017
4/13/2017
The day after 70 of his Arab brethren perished in a horrific gas attack in Syria, King Abdullah II of Jordan stood at a White House press conference and repeated the biggest lie of the past half-century: “The Israeli-Palestinian conflict… is essentially the core conflict in our region.”...
4/13/2017
4/13/2017
The student senate at Tufts University outside Boston passed a resolution...
4/13/2017
4/13/2017
South Africans Denounce Anti-Israel Activists for Hijacking Apartheid...
4/13/2017
4/13/2017
A motion supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has been defeated at the University of Bath Student Union...
4/10/2017
4/10/2017
Vancouver, BC, April 8, 2017 — On Friday before Shabbat, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) of the University of British Columbia (UBC) announced the results of a referendum calling for boycott, divestment, and sanctions measures against Israel. In total, 1396 AMS members voted in favour of the resolution and 1513 voted against it....
4/10/2017
4/10/2017
StandWithUs condemns the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate for passing a discriminatory resolution to divest from companies doing business with Israel. Many Jewish students were unable to attend the vote to express their concerns because it took place on the eve of Passover....
4/6/2017
4/6/2017
Following the incident, President Wong invited me back to the University to provide students the opportunity to learn that they were denied last spring. I felt a moral obligation to return to San Francisco State and share Jerusalem`s progress, challenges, and opportunities. ...
4/6/2017
4/6/2017
I am a former resident of the Fort Ontario shelter in Oswego, N.Y. My family and I escaped death at the hands of the Nazis in Europe. I read with great horror about the now-infamous assignment that was given to high school students in a special program within the Oswego school system....
4/6/2017
4/6/2017
Palestinian American Victor Hasbany and I created a new student organization, Peace by Piece (Palestinian Israeli Effective Change through Education) at Grand Valley State University and, for our first event, co-hosted “Between the Lines: Voices of Israel, Stories Untold.”...
4/6/2017
4/6/2017
Last November, at Ryerson University, Students for Justice in Palestine and the Muslim Students Association led a walkout of Ryerson Student Union`s (RSU) Semi-annual General Meeting in order to suspend quorum, when the group Students Supporting Israel (SSI) brought forward a motion endorsing Holocaust Education Week. Without quorum, the motion was unable to pass....
4/4/2017
4/4/2017
College campuses, social media are hotbeds for contemporary anti-semitism...
4/4/2017
4/4/2017
South Florida Jewish high school students in grades 10th, 11th and 12th recently attended a workshop at the Jewish Federation of Broward County regarding Israel and Jewish life on college campuses....
4/4/2017
4/4/2017
Lee Lohman, the organizer and promoter of the Passover Seder, contacted StandWithUs to bring Warhit to Creighton and speak about issues in Israel. ...
4/4/2017
4/4/2017
Anti-Israel activists gathered Sunday inside the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago to hear a discussion featuring convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmeah Odeh. Unbeknownst to Odeh and the attendees of the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) conference, while she was receiving a standing ovation, a memorial service for her victims was in progress just a few floors above....
4/4/2017
4/4/2017
Convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh received a standing ovation this weekend in Chicago from an enthusiastic crowd at the national conference of the organization Jewish Voice for Peace. ...
4/3/2017
4/3/2017
JVP hosts terrorist Rasmea Odeh, to be a keynote speaker at their conference. ...
4/3/2017
4/3/2017
Activists held an interfaith memorial service for the victims of a female Palestinian terrorist, scheduled to coincide with her speech before a gathering of an anti-Israel Jewish organization, one of the organizers told The Algemeiner on Sunday....
4/3/2017
4/3/2017
Facing deportation, convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh on Sunday bid a tearful but defiant farewell as she blasted “Zionists” and President Trump in a fiery speech that drew a standing ovation from a pro-Palestinian crowd in Chicago....
4/3/2017
4/3/2017
We have covered the case of Rasmea Odeh for the past two and one half years....
4/3/2017
4/3/2017
(April 2, 2017 -- NYC, New York) -- On Sunday April 2nd, the Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) rejected a proposal to hold a referendum on whether or not to support divestment, as part of a larger campaign to boycott and isolate Israel. The proposal was reportedly shot down with a vote of 3 in favor, 29 against, and 2 abstaining....
4/3/2017
4/3/2017
Every year at about this time, radical Islamic students - aided by radical anti-Israel professors—hold an event they call “Israel Apartheid Week.” During this week, they try to persuade students on campuses around the world to demonize Israel as an apartheid regime....
4/3/2017
4/3/2017
The Texas Senate passed on March 23 a similar bill opposing BDS by a 25-4 vote. Texas Governor Greg Abbott is expected to sign a finalized anti-BDS law from the legislative chambers....
3/31/2017
3/31/2017
Considered hatred of the Jews, and also Israel ...
3/31/2017
3/31/2017
On the day he neutralized a squad of booby trapped children in Gaza, he decided to refute the lies in the media and join the global propaganda campaign. A guest column by the manager of "StandWithUs" in Britain....
3/30/2017
3/30/2017
“My mind was blown. The values of Israelis align with my own. It was a huge misunderstanding on my part.”...
3/30/2017
3/30/2017
Jewish students at Toronto`s Ryerson University told The Algemeiner Wednesday that intense and long-standing lobbying to have their peers adopt an official definition of antisemitism finally paid off....
3/30/2017
3/30/2017
Thirty-year-old Carlos recently spent his Sunday visiting a Hispanic church in downtown Los Angeles where he greeted fans and posed for pictures. At noon he slipped on a pair of sunglasses and was ushered into a car headed for the airport. It marked the end of his tour. ...
3/30/2017
3/30/2017
StandWithUs empowers students to reclaim Israel`s narrative in time for college...
3/29/2017
3/29/2017
Israeli Shaliach Timna Rockman, 26, is pinning her hopes for peace on the next generation - in Israel and here in Oregon....
3/29/2017
3/29/2017
Two reserve duty Israeli soldiers were in Oregon at the end of February for the ninth StandWithUs Israeli Soldiers Tour, which brought six pair of speakers to college campuses across the country. In Oregon, Itay and Yuval (last names are withheld for security purposes) related their personal experiences serving in the IDF, spoke about their life in Israel and answered questions from college students....
3/29/2017
3/29/2017
Students Supporting Israel at Ryerson University and StandWithUs Canada Praise Motion Against Antisemitism ...
3/28/2017
3/28/2017
Ahead of the UN`s Ambassadors Against BDS conference, a look at the strange bedfellows partnerships between Muslim and Jewish communities may make...
3/28/2017
3/28/2017
Bedouin man who served in IDF tours US to show how little anti-Israel Jews know about the Jewish state. ...
3/28/2017
3/28/2017
This is the 9th year of the “Between The Lines: Voices From Israel: Stories Untold” tour (formerly the “Israeli Soldiers Tour”.) This project is one of the most significant counter-attacks of the notorious “Israeli Apartheid Week,” where false information about Israel is being spread by haters across North America college campuses....
3/28/2017
3/28/2017
I feared speaking out against anti-Israel propaganda, then something within me changed....
3/27/2017
3/27/2017
Growing up in an evangelical home while toddling between three locations (Maui, Missouri, Maine), there was a surprising lack of ethnic diversity and outside information available. ...
3/27/2017
3/27/2017
The Southeast Region of StandWithUs, the Israel education organization, had its first Leaders of Tomorrow celebration at the EmKo Art Center in West Palm Beach on Sunday, March 12....
3/24/2017
3/24/2017
On March 23, 2017, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, a convicted Palestinian terrorist, who had not told U.S. immigration authorities about her criminal history in Israel, accepted a plea bargain that strips her of US citizenship and forces her to leave the country....
3/24/2017
3/24/2017
Jacksonville, Florida`s largest city was the first stop Mark and I made on our tour. For two weeks, we traveled throughout the Southeastern United States in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee, sharing our story as Israelis, immigrants and former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers....
3/24/2017
3/24/2017
With characteristic poise, Rabbi David Wolpe turned to the three panelists onstage at Sinai Temple on a recent Wednesday evening, in front of a sellout crowd of some 250 people. ...
3/24/2017
3/24/2017
Hosted by the pro-Israel education organization StandWithUs, the “Combating the Boycott Movement Against Israel” conference draws representatives from Jewish and pro-Israel advocacy groups as well as other activists....
3/23/2017
3/23/2017
StandWithUs staff and supporters celebrate 50 years of unified Jerusalem by racing through the historic streets of Israel`s ancient capital ...
3/23/2017
3/23/2017
(JTA) - A Palestinian woman who had not told U.S. immigration authorities that she had been imprisoned in Israel for two terror attacks accepted a plea bargain that forces her to leave the country. ...
3/22/2017
3/22/2017
A new Passover Haggadah is being distributed by StandWithUs, an international Israel education organization, that emphasizes not only the themes of slavery and freedom but also underscores Jews` 3,000-year-long connection to their ancestral homeland, Israel. The Haggadah, From Ancient Egypt to Modern Israel, is the brainchild of StandWithUs co-founder and COO, Jerry Rothstein....
3/22/2017
3/22/2017
(JTA) - An Israel advocacy group criticized a pro-BDS group for denying its request to hold a memorial event for Israeli terror victims at its conference. ...
3/22/2017
3/22/2017
A group hosting a Palestinian terrorist at its national convention demanded that the Chicago hotel where the event is taking place deny access to Israel activists wishing to rent space in which to hold a memorial service for her victims, a person involved told The Algemeiner....
3/21/2017
3/21/2017
(March 21 2017 - Los Angeles) -- A new Passover Haggadah is being distributed by StandWithUs, an international Israel education organization, that emphasizes not only the themes of slavery and freedom but also underscores Jews` 3,000-year-long connection to their ancestral homeland, Israel. The Haggadah, From Ancient Egypt to Modern Israel, is the brainchild of StandWithUs co-founder and COO, Jerry Rothstein....
3/21/2017
3/21/2017
LOS ANGELES (Press Release) - A new Passover Haggadah is being distributed by StandWithUs, an international Israel education organization, that emphasizes not only the themes of slavery and freedom but also underscores Jews` 3,000-year-long connection to their ancestral homeland, Israel. The Haggadah, From Ancient Egypt to Modern Israel, is the brainchild of StandWithUs co-founder and COO, Jerry Rothstein. ...
3/21/2017
3/21/2017
Rasmea Odeh, a military member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was convicted in 1970 in Israel for the 1969 bombing of the SuperSol supermarket that killed two Hebrew University students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner. Rasmea also was convicted of the attempted bombing of the British consulate. ...
3/20/2017
3/20/2017
Teams of Israeli soldiers are visiting college campuses around the U.S. in hopes of countering the misinformation many students are getting from pro-Palestinian groups....
3/20/2017
3/20/2017
In the charged and often toxic campus culture in colleges today, students can find themselves unprepared to respond to anti-Zionist and anti-Semitic language and movements on campus....
3/20/2017
3/20/2017
iCan makes college-bound students more comfortable with what they might find on campus...
3/20/2017
3/20/2017
Jews recently celebrated Purim, a holiday commemorating one woman`s courage to speak, which saved the Jewish people from extinction. This should be the rallying cry of every college campus...
3/20/2017
3/20/2017
SAN DIEGO (Press Release) - StandWithUs` ninth “Between The Lines: Voices of Israel — Stories Untold” tour brought Carlos and Elie to San Diego in February....
3/20/2017
3/20/2017
Jewish Voice for Peace: Honoring a Terrorist and Blocking a Request to Remember her Victims...
3/20/2017
3/20/2017
In a recent letter to a group of nine non-profit organizations, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson criticized the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a “biased agenda against Israel” and urged that “considerable reform” would be needed for the US to continue its involvement....
3/16/2017
3/16/2017
More than 250 people participated in the “Combating the Boycott Movement Against Israel” conference on March 4-6, organized by the group StandWithUs, which focused on countering the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. ...
3/16/2017
3/16/2017
(London, England, March 14, 2017) - In a ceremony held at the House of Lords on March 14, 2017, StandWithUs-UK marked the graduation for students in the first SandWithUs UK - Leadership Programme. The intense, six-month programme prepares them to confront campus challenges regarding Israel. StandWithUs is a fifteen year-old international Israel education organization....
3/16/2017
3/16/2017
Chabad of West Bay, in Warwick, and Laurelmead, in Providence, were hosts to the young Israelis, who told their stories to an audience of nearly 700 people at Praise Tabernacle in Cranston...
3/15/2017
3/15/2017
Jewish and non-Jewish students from 15 universities complete rigorous process helping them argue for Israel ...
3/14/2017
3/14/2017
Would the United States remain a member of an organization that condemned it for human rights abuses more frequently than it did Syria, North Korea, and Iran? Would it stay in a forum that denounced the U.S. more often than it did all other countries in the world? ...
3/14/2017
3/14/2017
Long admired in pro-Israel circles for his 2003 book, “The Case for Israel,” former Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz is now making the case against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement....
3/14/2017
3/14/2017
Eden, a 25-year-old Israeli, says she grew up with a normal childhood, for the most part. The major difference between her experience and that of Americans her age was the constant fear of terrorism....
3/14/2017
3/14/2017
Anti-Israel BDS activists at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa disappeared from campus on Friday...
3/13/2017
3/13/2017
For much of the rest of the spring, students affiliated with chapters of the rabidly anti-Israel Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) will stage events throughout the world marking “Israeli Apartheid Week.”...
3/10/2017
3/10/2017
StandWithUs congratulates students at Ohio State University (OSU) for defeating a discriminatory referendum calling for divestment from companies doing business with Israel....
3/10/2017
3/10/2017
The bipartisan bill codifies the State Department definition of anti-Semitism. It cites what have become known as the three Ds of anti-Semitism as it relates to Israel: demonizing Israel, having a double standard for Israel, and delegitimizing Israel....
3/10/2017
3/10/2017
StandWithUs congratulates students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) for defeating a discriminatory referendum calling for divestment from companies doing business with Israel. The proposal was rejected with 2,762 students voting yes and 3,627 voting no....
3/10/2017
3/10/2017
Legislation unties the hands of state institutions to confront growing epidemic...
3/10/2017
3/10/2017
Mohammed Zoabi criticised advocates of the boycott movement against Israel, saying it doesn`t help achieve equality or a better life ...
3/9/2017
3/9/2017
SAN DIEGO — Author and columnist Edwin Black is touring the United States, Australia, and other democracies to promote the creation of a Covenant of Democratic Nations to replace the United Nations, the latter of which he describes as being so heavily influenced by anti-democratic, authoritarian regimes as to have outlived its usefulness....
3/9/2017
3/9/2017
When I was told Dallas would be “fetching” me from the airport in Johannesburg, his name of course caught my attention....
3/9/2017
3/9/2017
Pro-Israel students at Johannesburg`s University of the Witwatersrand fought back against a BDS-inspired effort to shut down a rally featuring an Arab-Israeli speaker. ...
3/9/2017
3/9/2017
Pro-Israel organization StandWithUs (SWU) just wrapped up their annual two-week tour of IDF reserve duty soldiers around the United States. ...
3/9/2017
3/9/2017
Staffers at three large U.S. school districts played hooky Wednesday in honor of the general strike dubbed “A Day Without a Woman,” but elsewhere it was business as usual for most women....
3/7/2017
3/7/2017
Israeli soldiers recounted their personal experiences of growing up in Israel and serving in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in the middle of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Tuesday night at the A&M Hillel....
3/7/2017
3/7/2017
As Apartheid Week rages in campuses around the world, there are students on UK campuses with no ties to Israel or Judaism who choose to fight for Israel....
3/7/2017
3/7/2017
BDS activists at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa were prevented on Tuesday from attacking an Arab member of an Israeli delegation by students dancing and chanting in Hebrew, the head of the delegation told The Algemeiner....
3/7/2017
3/7/2017
If there were any doubts about the true face of Jewish Voice for Peace, the organization that has been named by the Anti-Defamation League as one of the top 10 anti-Israel groups in the nation, this settles it....
3/6/2017
3/6/2017
Boycotting Israel leads to Palestinian unemployment...
3/2/2017
3/2/2017
Sarit Sandler, just a mere sophomore here at Florida State University, is already conquering the world in her very own way. Her resume is just the beginning of what this 20-year-old can handle. Words cannot describe the unbelievable amount of passion, dedication and drive that Sarit has. As she would say, “I may only be 5”2, but my aspirations are tall and I`m ready to take on the world with my creativity and ambition.”...
3/1/2017
3/1/2017
Last week more than 150 headstones were toppled at the Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish Cemetery in University City, Mo. Another similar act of vandalism shortly followed in Philadelphia, where police found hundreds of toppled headstones at a local Jewish cemetery, both incidents happening amidst a wave of bomb threats against dozens of Jewish community centers across the U.S. It`s disgusting....
3/1/2017
3/1/2017
A new Israeli initiative to prepare high school students to deal with and confront anti-Zionist activity that they are liable to encounter when they get to college was lauded by Jewish advocacy groups this week....
2/28/2017
2/28/2017
Last March, in response to the alarming escalation of anti-Semitism at the University of California, the UC Regents unanimously passed a landmark "Statement of Principles Against Intolerance." ...
2/27/2017
2/27/2017
In an expected action, pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt but do not stop a talk by IDF veterans in Athens....
2/27/2017
2/27/2017
Students in a classroom in Ritter Hall at Temple University listened with rapt attention as Shai and Nir shared their stories of service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
2/24/2017
2/24/2017
On US 23 near Cook Road in Grand Blanc, just a few miles south of where US 23 comes into I-75, there was a billboard that read “America First: Not Israel.”...
2/24/2017
2/24/2017
I`ve listened to the stories of Holocaust survivors, studied the history, and read many books about what happened 70 years ago. But for me, the learning never stops....
2/23/2017
2/23/2017
Jesse Stock of StandWithUs is interviewed on TV...
2/23/2017
2/23/2017
A member of a leading Israel advocacy group told The Algemeiner that a new educational training program will help students counter the upcoming spate of UK campus events aimed at delegitimizing the Jewish state....
2/23/2017
2/23/2017
A Jewish engineer in Georgia who rented his driveway to a film crew including Danny Glover has donated the proceeds to the anti-BDS group StandWithUs to counter the actor`s criticism of Israel....
2/23/2017
2/23/2017
The Irish government is debating a decision to approve a one-sided recognition of a Palestinian State, upending Ireland`s policy of neutrality, rewarding Palestinian intransigence and further diminishing the prospects of a negotiated peace. Only direct negotiations between the two sides can bring about a just peace for Israelis and Palestinians alike....
2/21/2017
2/21/2017
Undergraduate Adam Rozen-Wheeler along with several other students were looking forward to setting up their Israel educational display on the University of Washington`s Red Square this past Tuesday afternoon for a week of Israel advocacy on campus. ...
2/21/2017
2/21/2017
A Hollywood actor`s BDS activism is producing a donation to a nonprofit organization battling the boycott movement on college campuses....
2/20/2017
2/20/2017
AUSTIN - A key step was taken last week to help make sure House Bill 89 or Senate Bill 134 will be passed during the upcoming legislative session in Texas` capital....
2/17/2017
2/17/2017
On February 5, 2017 the Times of Israel published a piece discussing an upcoming “Stars of the NFL trip” to Israel, organized apparently by Israel`s Ministry of Tourism, to include a number of NFL stars, among them, Michael Bennett, a star defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks....
2/16/2017
2/16/2017
StandWithUs condemns Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) for hosting Rasmeah Odeh as a keynote speaker at their national conference, being held in Chicago March 31st - April 2nd. ...
2/16/2017
2/16/2017
WASHINGTON—American Jewish leaders are enthusiastically applauding President Donald Trump`s call on the Palestinian Authority (PA) to remove anti-Jewish hate material from its school books....
2/14/2017
2/14/2017
Jewish singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester felt inspired in releasing her new Hanukkah song and music video "Let There Be More Light" last November on youtube.com with the backing of the pro-Israel "Stand With Us" organization....
2/13/2017
2/13/2017
Stand With Israel" Day Brings SWU and Student Activists to Austin, Texas January 9, 2017 ...
2/13/2017
2/13/2017
State governments across the US have taken a more aggressive stance against the anti-Israel BDS movement in the past year and a half, passing legislation that bars states from funding companies who choose to boycott Israel. Texas is now positioning itself to be the 18th state to approve such a bill....
2/10/2017
2/10/2017
Some college students look for causes to take a position on. They wear them as symbols of their benevolence and self-righteousness. I was one of those....
2/9/2017
2/9/2017
Two women of faith from opposite corners of the world are on a mission to spread goodwill, peace and understanding to the global community, starting in West Linn....
2/9/2017
2/9/2017
Hussein Aboubakr Mansour`s harrowing journey from oppression to freedom...
2/8/2017
2/8/2017
A group of 60 young people concluded a full-day of training preparing them to argue for the Jewish state during the week of anti-Israel activity. ...
2/6/2017
2/6/2017
Israeli-Arab Yahya Mahamed shares his personal journey to Israel Activism at Limmud Helsinki 2017 conference...
2/6/2017
2/6/2017
Exactly 15 years ago, on February 1st 2002, Daniel Pearl, a journalist for the Wall Street Journal and a Jew, was gruesomely executed at the hands of his terrorist captors in Pakistan. Pearl, South Asia Bureau Chief of the WSJ at the time, was a man on a mission, who put himself in harm`s way on a journalistic quest for truth....
2/6/2017
2/6/2017
January 17, 2016. Dafna Meir, of blessed memory, a nurse and a mother of 6, was brutally murdered by a 15-year-old Palestinian, who stabbed her multiple times, in front of her screaming children. He then went home to watch a movie....
2/3/2017
2/3/2017
On Feb.15 and 16, the Israeli Soldiers Tour will come to the ROTC at University High School (5 classes) and the University of Central Florida. ...
2/3/2017
2/3/2017
A pair of UCLA alumnae have founded a local chapter of Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), part of a national organization dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism on college campuses and promoting dialogue regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict....
2/2/2017
2/2/2017
I was in Poland when the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution claiming that Jewish settlements built in the West Bank are the obstacle to peace between Israel and the Palestinians....
1/26/2017
1/26/2017
Josh Warhit, who made Aliyah and served Israel as a “Lone Soldier” (no relatives in Israel), describes the ethic of the IDF he experienced serving at the Lebanese Border and on the West Bank, and fighting in the Gaza War of 2014. With Mark S. Golub. ...
1/26/2017
1/26/2017
I became a StandWithUs Emerson Fellow because I wanted to educate my fellow students about what it means to support Israel and to tell its story like no one had related it to them before. I wanted to show that we are more than the horrible images of war portrayed in the media. ...
1/23/2017
1/23/2017
An Irish university cancelled a conference that questioned the legitimacy of the state of Israel after management determined the university security would not be able to handle the expected protests...
1/19/2017
1/19/2017
Students protest the United Nation`s futility...
1/18/2017
1/18/2017
U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) are leading a bipartisan group of 19 senators in introducing the Combating BDS Act (S. 170)...
1/17/2017
1/17/2017
In my three years of work with Israel advocacy on campus I have given much thought to how I can work to better the situation for Jewish...
1/11/2017
1/11/2017
Through The Looking Glass: A Visit To The West Bank...what`s life really like?...
1/11/2017
1/11/2017
When teens arrive on college campuses they are often confronted with anti-Israel sentiment - which frequently crosses the line into anti-Semitism - and many are baffled at how to respond....
1/10/2017
1/10/2017
MICHIGAN BECOMES 15th STATE TO LEGISLATIVELY OPPOSE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST ISRAEL ON JANUARY 10, 2017...
1/9/2017
1/9/2017
StandWithUs held a training for leaders of the South African Union of Jewish Students...
1/9/2017
1/9/2017
Jewish students are refraining from expressing support for Israel on campuses in the US and Europe due to their fear of anti-Semitism...
1/9/2017
1/9/2017
As a senior in high school, and a current StandWithUs intern, I am often in the position of defending Israel to a myriad of audiences...
1/9/2017
1/9/2017
Paris Peace Conference 2017 Must Hold Palestinian Leaders Accountable ...
1/9/2017
1/9/2017
StandWithUs Canada congratulates the students at Kings University College in London, Ontario for striking down a Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) referendum today...
1/6/2017
1/6/2017
Students attending United Nations-run schools in the West Bank and Gaza use textbooks that ignore the existence of Israel, according to a new report sure to fuel renewed claims about anti-Semitism within the world body....
1/6/2017
1/6/2017
One of the main challenges to hopes for peace in the Middle East today is the campaign to boycott and isolate Israel - the only true democracy in the region. This campaign, whose ultimate goal is the elimination of Israel and the violation of Jewish rights, is active primarily in the economic, cultural, and academic spheres. ...
1/5/2017
1/5/2017
Visiting home in Upstate New York on break from school, I hear my mother bellow from downstairs, “Lauren! Why is the puppy dragging around a menorah?”...
1/5/2017
1/5/2017
StandWithUs Rhode Island participated in the third annual IsrAction Day 2016...
1/3/2017
1/3/2017
Statement from American Victims of Palestinian Terrorism on the Terrorist Attack in Istanbul December 31, 2016...
1/3/2017
1/3/2017
Liz Brough, the Irish American, non-Jewish coordinator of StandWithUs`s high school internship program, urges all people to find their story in Israel. She says the melting pot country is very similar to the Untied States, and she hopes for diversity in advocates....
1/3/2017
1/3/2017
Despite the passage of an anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, Sanction resolution in the Portland State University student senate, the Jewish students remain energized, united and resolute....
1/3/2017
1/3/2017
An anti-Israel vote at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor may have failed last month but the effort is really not about one vote, says the spokesman for a pro-Israel group....
12/29/2016
12/29/2016
StandWithUs Chicago participated in the third annual IsrAction Day...
12/28/2016
12/28/2016
Sara Gold Rafel, director of the Boca Raton-based Southeast Region of StandWithUs, the Israel educational organization, recently decided she wanted to introduce the local community to a lesser-known aspect of StandWithUs....
12/28/2016
12/28/2016
Throughout the month of December, the international Israel Education organization StandWithUs partnered with IsrAction Day 2016 across its international branches......
12/28/2016
12/27/2016
12/27/2016
LANCASTER - Austin Reid is excited to return to Israel for the third time over his holiday break....
12/27/2016
12/27/2016
The recent Security Council UN resolution against Israel`s Jewish communities, the so-called "settlements" in disputed land, is a clear indication of corruption in both the UN and the current United States of America administration, led by President Barack Obama....
12/27/2016
12/23/2016
12/23/2016
Israction Day in Detroit ...
12/23/2016
12/23/2016
Bassem Tamimi is a notorious anti-Israel Palestinian activist from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh. The Tamimi family, under his leadership, is infamous for using their children in an attempt to blacken the name of Israel in general and that of the Israel Defense Forces in particular....
12/23/2016
12/23/2016
Arab Muslim teen shares his pro-Israel views ...
12/23/2016
12/23/2016
StandWithUs condemns the resolution passed today by the UN Security Council...
12/22/2016
12/22/2016
The families of the American Victims of Palestinian Terrorism, would like to express our sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims of the recent terror attack in Berlin...
12/21/2016
12/21/2016
put their money where their mouth is for their Jewish peers...
12/21/2016
12/21/2016
The first semester of 2016-17 has been another phenomenal one for Jewish students across the country. While fear-mongers have been scaring parents with exaggerated claims about how dangerous it is for Jewish students on campus...
12/21/2016
12/21/2016
Anti-Israel activism at colleges and universities receives a lot of media attention and debate, typically surrounding the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement....
12/20/2016
12/20/2016
This was the first year that StandWithUs Canada joined the StandWithUs international grassroots campaign that began three years ago, where people buy Israeli goods in local supermarkets and donate the purchases to people in need in the community...
12/20/2016
12/20/2016
Resolution at Ryerson receives unanimous approval, despite pro-Palestinian boycott effort earlier this month...
12/19/2016
12/19/2016
StandWithUs Netherland, together with other local pro-Israel groups, produced an educational seminar for young professionals on how to counter BDS and anti-Israel sentiment....
12/19/2016
12/19/2016
StandWithUs commends Ohio Governor John Kasich for signing legislation (HB 476) opposing economic warfare against Israel into law...
12/19/2016
12/19/2016
This was the same motion that was presented at their last Semi-Annual General Meeting where students walked out in the middle of the meeting to ensure that the motion would not meet quorum...
12/16/2016
12/16/2016
IsrAction Day, an international grassroots campaign that urges supporters of Israel to buy Israeli food products and donate them to local food banks, is set for Sunday, Dec. 18, and Monday, Dec. 19....
12/16/2016
12/16/2016
Major British and American pro-Israel groups are launching this year`s rendition of an annual global initiative calling on supporters to buy Israeli-made food items to donate to local charities during the holiday season....
12/15/2016
12/15/2016
The Ohio state legislature has passed a law prohibiting the state from signing contracts with BDS companies....
12/15/2016
12/15/2016
The legislators have proposed legislation that would make it illegal for the state to do business with entities that back the BDS movement....
12/14/2016
12/14/2016
Grassroots campaign aims to educate and advocate for rights of American Victims of Palestinian Terrorism ...
12/14/2016
12/14/2016
Ithaca (NY) third grade event shows how anti-Israel indoctrination has moved into elementary schools....
12/13/2016
12/13/2016
StandWithUs celebrated its 15th anniversary at its annual "Festival of Lights" gala on December 11, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. ...
12/13/2016
12/13/2016
A VIP delegation of Texas legislators, who are in Israel for the ceremony welcoming the delivery of the F35s, from December 9-13, 2016, visited visited the StandWithUs Israel Education Center in the heart of Jerusalem on December 11. ...
12/13/2016
12/13/2016
Allow me to take you to a place where civilization was born and time seems to stand still. The sound of many people, talking excitedly in various distinct tongues....
12/13/2016
12/13/2016
StandWithUs commends the Ohio legislature which passed HB 476 by a vote of 26-5 on December 8, 2016, thereby joining the individual states which are fighting back against anti-Israel, anti-Semitic commercial attacks against Israel....
12/13/2016
12/13/2016
A Midwest leader of StandWithUs, a nonprofit, educational Israel advocacy group, told local teenagers about her experiences advocating for Israel and fighting against the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement at an event titled “Israel`s Bat Mitzvah” Dec. 4 at the Mandel JCC, put on by two local high school students. ...
12/13/2016
12/13/2016
When students at Toronto`s Ryerson University Hillel proposed to their Student Union that the university participate in the broader Canadian Holocaust Awareness Week, they did not anticipate the jeers, snickers, and eventual walkout to prevent a quorum from approving the motion. Nor did they anticipate that this hateful behavior would be led by members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)....
12/8/2016
12/8/2016
NEW YORK, N.Y. Hamden native Eliza Kanner, a student at the University of Connecticut, is the recipient of the Campus Leader of Tomorrow Award presented by the international Israel education organization StandWithUs. Kanner, a former StandWithUs Emerson Fellow, was presented with her award at the organization`s 2nd Annual Leaders of Tomorrow Gala, held Sunday, Nov. 13 at Gotham Hall in New York City....
12/8/2016
12/8/2016
On Nov 22, 2016, Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, an Associate Editor at the Huffington Post, published an article titled “White Jews Have A Duty To Stand With Muslims And People Of Color.” ...
12/2/2016
12/2/2016
StandWithUs Canada Applauds Ontario Legislature Vote Against Intolerance on December 1, 2016 . ...
12/1/2016
12/1/2016
I write this in fear of what we have become and accepted as our norms. I write this reflecting on the anti-Semitism I was privy to on my university campus. I am a student at a Ryerson University. On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, I attended the Semi Annual General Meeting (AGM) to show my support for a motion that stated that, the Ryerson student union should provide programming to educate people during Canadian Holocaust Education week....
12/1/2016
12/1/2016
Students in the Manhattan Day School Israel advocacy team met last week with Josh Warhit, Northeast high school coordinator of StandWithUs. ...
12/1/2016
12/1/2016
The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement has various offshoots worldwide. To educate Jewish high school upperclassmen about the threat of the BDS movement on college campuses and methods of defense, Beachwood High School senior Emily Einhorn and Solon High School senior Rachel Braun, both 17, will host a free event titled “Israel`s Bat Mitzvah” from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4....
11/30/2016
11/30/2016
StandWithUs is partnering with North West Friends of Israel and Sussex Friends of Israel for the 3rd annual IsrAction Day 2016 in an effort to fight BDS and win BIG (Buy Israeli Goods). ...
11/30/2016
11/30/2016
Over the past year and a half, I found myself disappointed by the relentless hatred that has brought three anti-Israel divestment resolutions to our campus over a two-year period....
11/29/2016
11/29/2016
On Tuesday, November 8th, the United States witnessed an unprecedented election. After extreme divisiveness and negativity, the GW community battled over the outcomes of this election-communities broke apart, friendships ended, silence created awkward voids in classrooms....
11/28/2016
11/28/2016
Leaders of Tomorrow Gala was held at Gotham in Manhattan, NY on November 13th, 2016 by Stand With Us organization, a fifteen year-old international Israel education organization that supports people around the world who want to educate their campuses and communities about Israel. SWU has chapters throughout the United States, as well as Israel, Canada, the UK and Australia....
11/28/2016
11/28/2016
Rayna Exelbierd, StandWithUs Southeast High School Coordinator will share her journey from Memphis to Tel Aviv from student to student leader and how she utilized the skills she learned to combat anti-Semitism on campus and the community. ...
11/25/2016
11/25/2016
Midreshet Shalhevet`s Committee for Israel Activism (CIA), led by Mr. Simcha Bader and club heads Rachel Fishbein and Zahava Fertig, has already had multiple meetings to discuss Israel news and plan Israel programming and presentations....
11/23/2016
11/23/2016
The first time Israeli animal rights activist Chen Cohen met the StandWithUs staffer who invited him to speak at last weekend`s Los Angeles conference he thought she was a spy for the meat and dairy industry....
11/23/2016
11/23/2016
Like any teen, Muhammad Zoabi dreamed he might make his mark someday. He did, but not in the manner expected. ...
11/17/2016
11/17/2016
StandWithUs Espanol...
11/16/2016
11/16/2016
StandWithUs Congratulates U of Michigan Students for Defeating Discriminatory Divestment Resolution...
11/16/2016
11/16/2016
Alums for Campus Fairness congratulates Oberlin College...
11/15/2016
11/15/2016
Wrapped in Israeli flags and holding signs condemning UNESCO, hundreds of people walked in Midtown yesterday protesting the UNESCO resolution....
11/15/2016
11/15/2016
On this unseasonably warm and sunny day, students sit on the grassy knoll of McGill University`s expansive campus eating lunch and watching a couple of burly guys spray-painting on a large wooden canvas. ...
11/15/2016
11/15/2016
Around this time a year ago, the Daily, as well as many other publications throughout the country, covered the University of Michigan Central Student Government`s first-ever Ethics Committee investigation....
11/15/2016
11/15/2016
On September 20, the UN General Assembly began its 2016 session. This, and thousands of other stories deemed more newsworthy, overshadowed the fact that on August 31, Kim Jong-Un, the dictator of North Korea, executed his deputy premier of education. ...
11/15/2016
11/15/2016
On November 10, 2016, Bellator MMA held their first major worldwide broadcast event in Tel Aviv. StandWithUs was honored to be the only Israel education organization invited to cover it....
11/11/2016
11/11/2016
Nearly 600 University of California (UC) alumni have signed a Nov. 2 letter addressed to UC President Janet Napolitano denouncing courses being taught at UC campuses that are perceived as anti-Israel....
11/11/2016
11/11/2016
Israeli animal rights advocate Chen Cohen has taken on a formidable mission...
11/11/2016
11/11/2016
Watch the newest StandWithUs video about our work on High School Campuses!...
11/11/2016
11/11/2016
Words of history, political and emotional connections to Jerusalem, the Temple Mount, the Kotel (Western Wall) and the Dead Sea Scrolls were emphasized by speaker after speaker on Nov 10. Jews and Non-Jews, young and old and people representing the five boroughs, Long Island and Westchester chanted, “We Stand With Israel,” as they waived Israeli and American flags in unison....
11/10/2016
11/10/2016
You may remember the story of Alexander Litvinenko, the ex KGB officer who fled Russia for asylum in Great Britain. In 2006, while living in England, Litvinenko was hospitalized with acute radiation syndrome, murdered from polonium 210 poisoning....
11/10/2016
11/10/2016
The violent curriculum can be found in 240 books — ranging from civics to mathematics — in over 400 UNRWA schools in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem, experts say....
11/9/2016
11/9/2016
Pro-Israel groups will erect a giant Pinocchio effigy across from the United Nations headquarters in New York City in protest of the recent resolutions passed by UNESCO that deny the Jewish and Christian connections to Jerusalem....
11/8/2016
11/8/2016
Schools in the University of California system are hotspots for anti-Semitism...
11/8/2016
11/8/2016
Martin Luther King Jr and Abraham Joshua Heschel were prophetic voices in the 1960s. In the photo we see them crossing the Pettus Bridge together in a Civil Rights march in Selma, Alabama in 1965. They both fought against racism and bigotry. And they both held their ground for what they believed in for what was right....
11/8/2016
11/8/2016
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf scored a double win for his state by signing into law a bill...
11/8/2016
11/8/2016
On Thursday November 10 2016 at 130 pm StandWithUs in cooperation with Artists 4 Israel...
11/8/2016
11/8/2016
Students at the University of Michigan-Dearborn told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that they were justified in holding a blatantly anti-Israel event because Zionism constitutes antisemitism...
11/7/2016
11/7/2016
Protesters blocked the doors. They banged on the doors and windows. And they brought a sound system. There was banging and chanting....
11/4/2016
11/4/2016
University College London (UCL) was founded in 1826 by a remarkable man named Jeremy Bentham, a polymath whose sense of justice transformed him into one of the most active social reformers of his day. Long before any of these causes were popular, he championed freedom of speech, separation of church and state, equal rights for women, economic reforms, and the abolition of the death penalty and any form of physical punishment....
11/4/2016
11/4/2016
How do I encompass every horror I went through that night? How do I even get down onto paper my anxieties and fears? And what do I tell my family and friends back home about the realities Jewish students face on campus?...
11/3/2016
11/3/2016
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf scored a double win for his state by signing into law a bill...
11/2/2016
11/2/2016
590 UC Alumni Send Letter to UC President Decrying Anti-Israel Political Indoctrination in UC Classrooms on November 2, 2016...
10/31/2016
10/31/2016
Devora Khafi, the campus director of Stand With Us, was recovering today after allegedly being assaulted during the protest at University College London on Thursday night....
10/28/2016
10/28/2016
American Express spoke of the tour stating that though they sponsored the Desert Trip they had "never committed to sponsoring Roger Waters` upcoming tour."...
10/27/2016
10/27/2016
Israeli politicians and American Jewish groups once again condemned UNESCO on Wednesday after the global cultural body`s World Heritage Committee approved a resolution similar to the one passed by its Executive Board earlier this month that ignored Jewish and Christian history in Jerusalem....
10/27/2016
10/27/2016
Upcoming Events...
10/27/2016
10/27/2016
Portland State University`s student senate passed a resolution urging divestment...
10/27/2016
10/27/2016
Action finally taken against the peer after she hosted an event in Parliament in which an audience member compared Israel to ISIS and Jews were blamed for the Holocaust...
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
We need to understand that the Temple Mount is to the Jews is what the Ram Janmobhoomi Temple at Ayodhya is to the Hindus. Both sites are central to the history and belief of a religion. ...
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
Vespasianus Augustus Titus, If the Imperial Roman commander who destroyed the Second Jewish Temple and burned Jerusalem, were alive today to see recurring United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) resolutions ignoring the Jewish connection to Jerusalem, he would be very proud to see the product of his handiwork....
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
On October 25, His Excellency, Mr. Carmel Shama Hacohen, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Israel to UNESCO, together with Shahar Azani, StandWithUs` Executive Director in New York, and Yifa Segal, Director of the International Legal Forum, submitted a petition to Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General in Paris with nearly 80,000 signatures calling upon UNESCO to recognize the irrefutably deep historic, cultural and religious connection between the Jewish people and the land of Israel. ...
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
Representative from StandWithUs to speak to students at East Valley Hebrew High at Temple Beth Sholom....
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
Petition signed by over 76,000 people calls on UNESCO to recognize the connection between the Jewish people and the land of Israel....
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
Israel`s ambassador to UNESCO and representatives from StandWithUs and International Legal Forum meet with Irina Bokova on Tuesday to present a petition against her agency`s disregard for the Jewish ties to Jerusalem in repeated resolutions....
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
The Israel education organization “Stand With Us” and the International Legal Forum joined hands with the Israeli delegation to UNESCO on Tuesday and submitted a petition with more than 76,000 signatures of concerned people calling on the world body to recognize the historic ties between Judaism and Jerusalem....
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
It was presumed from the outset that the 21-member World Heritage Committee would approve the resolution, particularly given its unfriendly roster of states. ...
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
This week the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted a contentious draft resolution denying Jewish connections to the Temple Mount and Western Wall in Jerusalem. The draft, titled “Occupied Palestine” was submitted and promoted by the Palestinians along with other `human rights champions` such as Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar and Morocco. ...
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
Steadfast in your faith in Israel and your love of the Jewish people, you dedicated your life to help prevail over any challenge, never losing sight of the future: a vision of wonder and gold, obscured by the blunder of fire and smoke...
10/26/2016
10/26/2016
UNESCO resolution refers to key religious sites only by their Islamic names; It is a `disgrace to intelligent people,` says Temple Mount archeologist...
10/25/2016
10/25/2016
On Tuesday October 25, 2016, the Israel education organization StandWithUs (SWU) and the International Legal Forum (ILF), joined hands with Israel`s delegation to the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and officially submitted a petition to UNESCO`s Director General, Irina Bokova. ...
10/25/2016
10/25/2016
StandWithUs condemns the Portland State University (PSU) Student Senate for passing a bigoted and discriminatory resolutionto divest from companies doing business with Israel. The vote took place on October 24th, 2016, during the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah....
10/21/2016
10/21/2016
Israeli Culture Night was Hillel at UT Dallas` largest event yet with approximately 125 students in attendance, twice the number from last year....
10/21/2016
10/21/2016
A select group of the world`s great tattoo artists are traveling to Israel on a mission called “HEALING INK” to help victims of terrorism reclaim their bodies by covering scars with beautiful body art....
10/19/2016
10/19/2016
60,000 sign petition against UNESCO, after it declared no connection between Jews and Temple Mount....
10/19/2016
10/19/2016
Music fans react to a performance from the Rolling Stones during Desert Trip`s second weekend. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)...
10/14/2016
10/14/2016
StandWithUs is running an aerial advertisement at Desert Trip a major music festival being held in Indio, California with a message of peace and protest against the anti Israel hate promoted by Roger Waters...
10/13/2016
10/13/2016
Every time I have a glimmer of hope for the progressive community to get it together about anti-Semitism, something happens to quickly dash it. The incident with Miko Peled, the Jewish son of a high ranking Israeli general, is a recent example. ...
10/13/2016
10/13/2016
StandWithUs Condemns Dishonest UNESCO Resolution Omitting Jews` Connection to Their Holiest Sites, October 13th, 2016...
10/13/2016
10/13/2016
The Honorable Members of The United States Senate The Honorable Members of The United States House of Representatives...
10/11/2016
10/11/2016
Tonight begins the holiest 25 hours of the year for Jewish people around the world. It will be a period of deep introspection. We will look inward in inspection of our deeds from the past year to determine what we did right, and how we can improve....
10/6/2016
10/6/2016
Contention on college campuses over Israel is not unusual, which is why StandWithUs, a pro-Israel nonprofit, has granted fellowships to three Oregon college students to help bring positivity and education about Israel to campuses around the state. Emerson Fellows are selected to train as student leaders to create programming and confront anti-Israel rhetoric for an academic year on their respective campuses....
10/6/2016
10/6/2016
The Cofounder and CEO of StandWithUs, Roz Rothstein has turned the organization into the most powerful Israel advocacy force on university campuses in North America and elsewhere....
10/6/2016
10/6/2016
Women of the Jewish Resistance during World War II helped save fellow Jews from being massacred by the Nazis. They enabled some to find a way out of Europe and find safety in their ancestral homeland, Israel. They did what they could to save a few. At times, there was success but often they failed, and sometimes they were only able to save just one. In many ways, that is how we must look at it. Even if one life is saved, it`s still up to us to try....
10/5/2016
10/5/2016
American Anti-Semitism in 2016 by Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz Adat Shalom Rosh Hashanah 5777 - October 3, 2016...
10/5/2016
10/5/2016
Jewish students will "not feel alone" when they defend Israel, an advocacy group has promised, ahead of launching a new leadership programme. ...
10/5/2016
10/5/2016
Video: Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Goes Job Hunting...
9/29/2016
9/29/2016
Here`s what college freshmen may encounter: a veritable blizzard of misinformation, half-truths, myths and fallacies about Israel, Zionism and even Judaism....
9/29/2016
9/29/2016
"You have such incidents as anti-Israel Christians appropriating Jesus as a Palestinian and saying that Israel (or the collective Jew) is crucifying Jesus anew," he said. "Such language is inflammatory and untrue."...
9/29/2016
9/29/2016
In Fall 2016, more than 600 middle school students will participate in a pilot program at 20 different schools in southern California....
9/29/2016
9/29/2016
I was privileged to meet Shimon Peres several times, representing StandWithUs when he was President. I can uniquely say that we taught him to use Instagram!...
9/28/2016
9/28/2016
StandWithUs mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, former Prime Minister and President of the State of Israel and Nobel Peace Laureate who died 9/27/16 at the age of 93. ...
9/28/2016
9/28/2016
In a unanimous vote, an amendment was added to HB 2107 today and passed by the Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee....
9/28/2016
9/28/2016
Anyone involved with organized pro-Israel politics has likely gotten caught up in heated discussions over how to set a narrative and get activists to stick with it during the course of a campaign. Themes, messaging calendars and lists of talking points are several of the devices that have been proposed, and sometimes implemented, to get our side to settle on and consistently tell the same story. ...
9/28/2016
9/28/2016
We cannot put our heads in the sand and hope things get better....
9/27/2016
9/27/2016
Thank you to the Pennsylvania Senate Government Committee for passing the anti-BDS bill (HB2107) out of committee by a unanimous vote on September 27, 2016...
9/27/2016
9/27/2016
StandWithUs Congratulates Our Amazing Partner: Artists4Israel ! ...
9/27/2016
9/27/2016
In a unanimous vote, an amendment was added to HB 2107 today and passed by the Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee....
9/26/2016
9/26/2016
Jewish organizations went from praising U.C. Berkeley to again criticizing it this week as the university reinstated a student-led course about the history of Palestine that it had previously suspended after a public outcry....
9/26/2016
9/26/2016
The University of California appears to be creating an environment of fear for anyone who may be pro-Israel, or at least anyone who is not adamantly anti-Semitic....
9/23/2016
9/23/2016
The 2016 Olympics remembered the 11 Israeli athletes massacred by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich games, but the Palestinian Authority (PA) is praising the atrocity. ...
9/23/2016
9/23/2016
American Student Government Leaders visit Israel with StandWithUs...
9/23/2016
9/23/2016
Leading Young Minds in Tech...
9/22/2016
9/21/2016
9/21/2016
U.C. Berkeley has reinstated a student-led course about the history of Palestine that was suspended last week after an outcry from dozens of Jewish organizations....
9/21/2016
9/21/2016
The University of California, Berkeley on Monday reinstated a student-led, anti-Israel course after faculty and students petitioned its suspension one week ago. ...
9/20/2016
9/20/2016
StandWithUs condemns the course, Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis...
9/20/2016
9/20/2016
Over the last few years I have been asked countless times to explain why supporters of women`s and gay rights ally with an intolerant Palestinian Arab society in which misogyny and honor killings are commonplace. A place where homosexuality is still illegal, LGBT individuals are routinely abused, and hundreds of Palestinian Arabs risk their lives in order to flee to the relative sanctuary of Tel Aviv....
9/20/2016
9/20/2016
Reaction to UC Berkeley`s decision has been met with criticism by leading advocates of the Jewish state...
9/19/2016
9/19/2016
I just came back from visiting Israel for a month, and all I can say is “Wow!” You`ve got to see it to believe it. Despite being involved in Israel advocacy for years via the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), StandWithUs and Christians United for Israel (CUFI), and despite seeing documentaries and reading articles about Israel`s high-tech sector, nothing compares with actually being in Israel and seeing all the new development....
9/19/2016
9/19/2016
When I arrived in Rosario, Argentina for a six-week study abroad program this Summer through the School of Journalism and Communications at my college, I knew only a bit from my Rabbis about the large 110-year-old Jewish population there....
9/16/2016
9/16/2016
The New York City Council deserves much praise for overwhelmingly passing a resolution condemning the campaign to boycott the state of Israel and its people. The vote on September 14 was an overwhelming - 40 yeses, 4 noes, 6 abstentions and 1 absent....
9/14/2016
9/14/2016
We ask you to join the IAC, AJC, the Federation, StandWithUs, and numerous other organizations and synagogues in the fight against BDS. Contact Governor Jerry Brown now and urge him to sign AB 2844 which is California`s anti-BDS legislation. ...
9/14/2016
9/14/2016
With the recent discovery of marble tiles from the Second Temple, StandWithUs+ reveals why they are so important to Israel, the Jewish people, and how this helps us combat Temple denial that fuels tensions and incitement against Jews today. ...
9/14/2016
9/14/2016
StandWithUs is delighted that UC Berkeley has suspended the course, Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis - a disturbingly biased, student-led class that was advertised for academic credit Fall, 2016. The course violates University of California policy prohibiting political indoctrination in the classroom, and we applaud the UC Berkeley administration for recognizing that. ...
9/14/2016
9/14/2016
The University of California, Berkeley suspended a student-led anti-Israel course on Tuesday after Jewish and pro-Israel groups complained it had a blatant anti-Semitic bias....
9/14/2016
9/14/2016
Eid, a Palestinian political analyst and human rights pioneer who frequently voices opposition to the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, participated in the state memorial ceremony that morning and joined a group of young professionals with Young Jewish Leadership Concepts (YJLC) for an afternoon meet-and-greet. ...
9/13/2016
9/13/2016
I fight for social justice. These three aspects shape my identity. Growing up, Judaism, Zionism and social justice complimented each other to create someone who loves Israel, is a strong Jew and cares deeply about the world around her. ...
9/13/2016
9/13/2016
StandWithUs strongly believes that education is the key to peace...
9/13/2016
9/13/2016
StandWithUs has demanded that Syracuse University (“SU”) conduct a prompt and thorough investigation into anti-Israel discriminatory bullying and threats...
9/13/2016
9/13/2016
Less than a week after Observer contributor Abraham H. Miller exposed Cal Berkeley`s Latest Effort to Erase Jewish History From Israel, the university has suspended the class in question, pending completion of the mandated review and approval process....
9/13/2016
9/13/2016
South Florida high school students have the opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind pro-Israel spray-painted mural on Sept. 25 at the Galbut Family Miami Beach Jewish Community Center. ...
9/13/2016
9/13/2016
I think that the best way to find out who you truly are as a person is to spend a significant amount of time outside of your comfort zone or to live away from home. For me, my junior year abroad at Tel Aviv University was that experience. Unlike most Diaspora Jews, I have no family in Israel nor do I have any Israeli family living in the states. What I do have was a deep love of Israel, Zionism, and Judaism - these are all values that were instilled in me as a kid....
9/12/2016
9/12/2016
Op-ed: The notion that colonial and great powers were the main force behind the State of Israel`s establishment is not supported by history, yet it is the `history` that Palestinians continue to teach younger generations. ...
9/12/2016
9/12/2016
Congress is scheduled to host what insiders described as the first-ever forum in favor of boycotting Israel, according to congressional sources and an invitation for the event being circulated by an anti-Israel organization. ...
9/12/2016
9/12/2016
Most high school graduates who head off to college expect to be confronted with something new - new living quarters, new roommates, new classes and maybe even some cool (if overpriced) school merchandise. ...
9/12/2016
9/12/2016
Has the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel at UCLA gotten so bad that pro-Israel students don`t feel safe studying there anymore? ...
9/12/2016
9/12/2016
Welcome to another episode of Talking Tachlis. We were so excited to sit down with the executive director of Stand With Us, Michael Dickson and talk about how to be pro-active on social media, how to help the next generation of students and leaders feel more confident and empowered and a whole lot of other topics....
9/9/2016
9/9/2016
Elad Zigler, StandWithUs Nederlands stated, "This is not a question of politics, of left or right. Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East and an example for coexistence and a strive for peace. Its leader should have the right to go to any country that invites him. The only way to peace is through dialogue". ...
9/8/2016
9/8/2016
Chatterjee will complete his third year of law school at New York University`s School of Law, an environment which he says has thus far been very welcoming....
9/8/2016
9/8/2016
The president of UCLA`s Graduate Student Association has stepped down and left the school after months of harassment by the school`s Students for Justice in Palestine chapter went unanswered by university administrators....
9/7/2016
9/7/2016
Former UCLA law student and Graduate Student Association (GSA) president Milan Chatterjee has left the school after constant harassment from the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement and anti-Israel hate. All because he decided to remain NEUTRAL....
9/7/2016
9/7/2016
StandWithUs Students host leading future American athletes, who share their experience with their fans and followers online...
9/7/2016
9/7/2016
StandWithUs participated in the biggest annual pro Israel rally in Stockholm, Sweden, which was organized by the Swedish Zionist Federation....
9/7/2016
9/7/2016
Pro-Israel education must start at the high school level....
9/6/2016
9/6/2016
A pair of pro-Israel ads began a four-week run on San Francisco Muni buses just as ads calling for a boycott of Israel ended their four-week appearance....
9/6/2016
9/6/2016
As the fall semester begins on U.S. college campuses, pro-Israel organizations forecast that this year will see new levels of pro-Palestinian student initiatives. These initiatives include everything from resolutions calling for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel; to intimidation and posting clearly anti-Semitic messages on social media. Some college campuses have become environments where Jewish students feel threatened, particularly if they identify themselves as being pro-Israel....
9/6/2016
9/6/2016
StandWithUs advocacy organization brings bloggers from South America to tour Israel and learn about day-to-day life here. Bloggers are surprised at Israel`s openness, modernity. Hostile messages from followers provided a springboard to dialogue....
9/6/2016
9/6/2016
A record was broken this year, with more deliveries entering Gaza from Israel than ever before, the Hebrew news site Walla reported on Thursday....
9/6/2016
9/6/2016
This semester, Jewish students on North American campuses have a fresh chance to get involved and take a stand when Israel is included in a list of the evils of the world....
9/5/2016
9/5/2016
StandWithUs condemns the campaign of harassment and intimidation led by anti-Israel extremists against former UCLA Graduate Student Association President Milan Chatterjee...
9/1/2016
9/1/2016
College students tend to be open-hearted and naively helpful to causes that they think merit their attention.This is what Richard L. Cravatts, who sits on the board of directors of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East told Jewish News in 2013, before giving a Passages lecture on how academia and campus environments have become hostile to Israel and, thus, to Jews....
9/1/2016
9/1/2016
We cannot sit idly by and let the villains brainwash the minds of current and future generations with their distorted agenda. ...
8/31/2016
8/31/2016
Anti-Semitic fliers were printed on networked campus printers at the University of California Santa Cruz. Christians United for Palestine and Athens for Justice in Palestine promoted BDS (boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel) at the student involvement fair at the University of Georgia. A student at Northwestern University was told at a recent anti-racism march on campus that she couldn`t support that effort because she supports Israel....
8/30/2016
8/30/2016
With anti-Israel sentiment and support for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement growing on many college campuses, Jewish high school students applying to college often feel unprepared to defend their beliefs....