Although the FIFA Ethics Code prohibits host countries from discriminating against fans based on their nationality, the advocacy group StandWithUs petitioned the Int’l Football Association as to why Israel was not on the list of countries that require a visa to attend the 2022 World Cup.
By Dan Lavie
The Israel advocacy group StandWithUs called on the international soccer governing FIFA to ensure Israelis would be allowed to visit Qatar during the World Cup tournament in 2022.
The organization made the plea after it was revealed that Israel was not included in the online list of countries from which foreigners can obtain an entry visa to the Arab state for the purpose of attending the soccer competition. Continue Reading »
During the debate over a divestment resolution, University of Wisconsin anti-Israel activists called the Jewish community “oppressors”, saying Jewish students oppose divestment against Israel because it threatens their “white privilege.”
The student government of the University of Wisconsin-Madison unanimously passed on Wednesday a divestment resolution targeting companies operating in many countries that included an amendment specifically about Israel.
An amendment added to the one-page resolution, which Jewish students said brought the resolution more in line with the proposal that failed a month ago, blames Israel for police violence against African-Americans, citing an exchange program in which senior American police officers travel to Israel to learn about counterterrorism, the pro-Israel organization StandWithUS said in a statement. Continue Reading »
View the 3 of 13 displays for the exhibition that were disqualified by the UN including one about Zionism, another about Israeli Arabs and the 3rd about Jerusalem.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
NEW YORK – An exhibition initiated by Israel’s permanent mission to the United Nations with the organization StandWithUs and expected to open at the UN headquarters on Monday, was partially censored by the international body this weekend.
Three out of 13 displays put together for the exhibition were disqualified by the UN, including one about Jerusalem, another about Israeli Arabs and a third about Zionism.
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One of the Israeli delegation and advocacy organization StandWithUs’s censored displays.
Elad Nehorai, the Jewish blogger of ‘Pop Chassid’, successfully raised enough money through crowdfunding for a full-page ad in the NY Times to counter the media bias.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
NEW YORK, NY – As the wave of terror in Israel continues to make international headlines, social media has been flooded with angry posts by Jewish and Israeli people from around the world complaining about the foreign outlets’ coverage of events. For some it is too minimal, for others, it it too biased against Israel.
Elad Nehorai, who runs the Jewish blog Pop Chassid out of Brooklyn in New York, has felt very frustrated following the US media. Continue Reading »
Homeland Security officer fired at least one shot at fleeing PLO flag brandishing assailants, the latest in a string of assaults on supporters of Israel.
A pro-Israel rally came under attack Sunday night outside the Federal Building in Westwood, Los Angeles – the latest in a worrying string of similar instances in the US and Europe.
More than 2,000 supporters of Israel were demonstrating peacefully against terrorist rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, and in support of the Jewish state’s measures to defend itself, when witnesses say four men in a pickup truck launched a violent assault, according to the Jewish Journal. Continue Reading »
Pro-Israel StandWithUs advocacy group launches campaign against untrue anti-Israel political ads on Vancouver buses & light rail stations.
An Israel advocacy group has launched a transit campaign in opposition to anti-Israel ads on Vancouver buses and light rail stations.
Interior of the Canada Line trains used on the Vancouver SkyTrain system. – Photo courtesy: Wikipedia
StandWithUs, a right-leaning Israel advocacy group, began running two advertisements on Monday meant to combat the ads put up by the Palestine Awareness Committee.
The pro-Israel ads include one series of three maps purporting to show “Jewish Loss of Land” and are dated from 1000 BCE until “Today.” Continue Reading »