Israel Action Network

Timberlake Concert Headlines New Israel Trip To Fight BDS

04/28/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

There are missions that take American Jews to plant trees in Israel, to visit the bomb-scarred southern town of Sderot and even to play golf in the Holy Land.

But a mission to counter the cultural boycott of Israel?

Singer-actor Justin Timberlake’s first performance in Israel later this month. Getty Images

Fresh Rift Opens Over Tactics In BDS Campus Fight

In wake of Brooklyn College event, Jewish professionals question approach of Hikind, other pols.
02/12/2013 - 19:00
Jewish Week Correspondent

The Jewish professionals at campus Hillel organizations, the Israel Action Network and the Israel on Campus Coalition say the evidence is unequivocal: When Israel’s supporters learn about an upcoming event organized by those who would delegitimize the Jewish state, focusing on the country’s detractors hands that very crowd a victory.

Dov Hikind

To Alert Americans To Change In Israel's Politics, Activist Group Forms In U.S.

01/24/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

A group of Israeli scholars and political activists who are living in the United States formed this week – in the wake of Israel’s deadlocked national elections – “a political movement” that is designed to recast relations between their homeland and the American Jewish community.

Nuance in the delegitimization debate: why is the Jewish establishment so scared of it?

You want to know what bothers me the most about Jewish communal life?

In our zeal to protect Israel and our anger at a world that is habitually unfair to the Jewish state, we insist on rigid orthodoxies that can only undermine the cause we say we believe in.

There's no place for thoughtfulness and nuance in this world, only slogans, litmus tests and exclusion of those who disagree with specific ideologies about what's best for Israel.

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