Israeli Occupation

BDS Movement Grows – Netanyahu Tries to Counter It

BDS, the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement targeting Israel, has gained momentum across American college campuses. In response, anti-BDS efforts have also intensified. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing an “offensive” against boycott efforts, while American casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson convened an emergency summit in Las Vegas to raise money to fight BDS. But can BDS be stopped? Dena Takruri explains.

When Media Coverage Of Gaza And Israel Becomes The Story

When it comes to news about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the media coverage itself often becomes the story. Dena Takruri looks at how the U.S. media got it wrong and right during the latest violence in Gaza and Israel.

Can Celebrity ‘Free Palestine’ Tweets Make A Difference?

Rihanna and Dwight Howard both tweeted #FreePalestine and then quickly deleted the posts. But does it even matter what celebrities think about the Free Palestine movement? For a growing campaign called BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions), which targets Israel, the answer might be yes.