An Open Letter to CUNY

By Elke Weiss, June 15, 2012

I am a CUNY person. I got my undergraduate from CUNY Thomas Hunter Honors program undergraduate,  summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. I triple majored, and even took an English minor because I loved my school so much. I was a member of Hillel, and served on the board of two student groups. Now  [...]

BDS: Know the Facts, NOT the Hype

By Elke Weiss, March 25, 2012

On Tuesday, March 27th, the Park Slope food coop will have a meeting to decide whether to vote on holding a referendum on the boycott of Israeli products at the store. To the members of the Park Slope Food Coop, The vote you make matters more than you think. On the surface, it matters little [...]

Debating BDS Fans

By Jennifer Hanin, September 23, 2011

BDS stands for “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” (pro-Israel activists refer to it as the Blacklist, Demonize and Slander Movement) and is championed by a group of Palestinian organizations, which seeks to apply economic pressure on Israel through various means. The BDS movement is guilty of spreading misinformation, vicious lies and wild accusations that Israelis are [...]

Tell Jordan This is NOT What PEACE Looks Like

By Jennifer Hanin, January 12, 2011

We cannot stand idly by and watch professionals in Jordan choose between their jobs (or worse) and doing business Israel. This is wrong on EVERY level. Let your State Representative HEAR from you. See how the Anti-Normalization Committee in Jordan is threatening to publish the names of its professional association members referred to as “traders” [...]

Tell King County BDS is WRONG!

By Jennifer Hanin, December 21, 2010

Two days after Christmas, citizens of Seattle’s King County could start seeing enormous hate-filled ads on Metro buses that read, “Israeli War Crimes.” This anti-Israel propaganda is coming from a group calling itself Seattle Midwest Awareness Campaign. Don’t be fooled. This mass transportation advertising onslaught designed to brainwash millions is nothing more than the same [...]

Send a Personal Thank You to Governor Ted Kulongoski

By Jennifer Hanin, December 9, 2010

Act for Israel thanks Governor Kulongoski for his staunch support of Israel when the governor defended a recent trade agreement that he signed with the Jewish State. Now, you can personally thank him HERE  via email, mail, phone or fax. Let Governor Ted Kulongoski know what a great job he’s doing entering trade agreements with [...]

Norway Becomes No-way

By Adam Hanin, November 24, 2010

Image via Wikipedia What’s New 100 famous Norwegians (are there even that many?), led by Egil Drillo Olsen, the Norwegian soccer coach,  signed a petition boycotting Israel. In a remarkable statement, Olsen claimed that this was in line with what 90% of the world believes. We’d like to see his research! The fact is that [...]

US and UK Join Israeli Ariel Boycott

By Jennifer Hanin, September 6, 2010

What’s New: Ariel, Israel: home to some 17,000 Israelis. At the end of August, some 50 Israeli performers and others who associate themselves with Israeli theater, signed and submitted a letter proclaiming their boycott of the new theater complex in Ariel, stating that they would not perform for “settlers” in land east of the “Green [...]