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The BDS Campaign Against Israel
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

BDS

BDS: The Global Campaign to Delegitimize Israel

The BDS campaign is a global effort to isolate and punish Israel because of its policies toward the Palestinians. While supporters of the BDS movement claim to embrace the tactic as a nonviolent way to pressure Israel into negotiations, the campaign is clearly a biased effort to demonize Israel and place the entire onus of the conflict on one side: the Israelis. BDS activists regularly lobby multinational companies, churches, universities, actors, academics and private individuals to cut ties with Israel or refuse to engage in collaboration with Israelis. 

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FAQ on ADL and BDS

ADL is actively and deeply dedicated to combatting and marginalizing the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement (“BDS”), along with other efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel. 

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Op-Ed: Comprehensive Approach to Fighting BDS is Needed

Let’s be clear from the outset: the BDS movement, the effort to support boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel, is sinister and malicious and is having a negative effect on Jewish students on some campuses and on the wider Jewish community.

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