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We Urgently Need State Laws Against Anti-Semitism

(September 12, 2019 / JNS) According to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), anti-Semitic acts in the United States have skyrocketed, doubling from 2015 to 2018 (1,879 incidents). The high-profile anti-Semitic violence in New York during the summer is an indicator that things may be getting even worse. To counter this disturbing chain of events, two states, South Carolina and Florida, […]

Zachor Legal Institute Working to Stop Terror Recruitment on University Campuses

Groups with ties to foreign terror organizations were recently found to be recruiting students on U.S college campuses, including from Duke University. These groups are sending American students to areas in the Middle East controlled by the designated terrorist organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PLFP) for the purpose of radicalization. Examples of […]

Zachor Legal Institute Submits Amicus Brief in Support of State of Arkansas’s Anti-Discrimination Law at 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

Press Release – For Immediate Release June 6, 2019 Media Contact: Ron Machol ron@zachorlegal.org   Zachor Legal Institute Submits Amicus Brief in Support of State of Arkansas’s Anti-Discrimination Law  at 8th Circuit Court of Appeals JUNE 6, 2019 (Red Level, AL) – Zachor Legal Institute submitted its amicus brief to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals […]

Thwarting ‘Terrorists in Suits’ in the Israel Boycott – Washington Times

By Ron Machol – – Tuesday, May 21, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Israeli government earlier this year released an alarming report, “Terrorists in Suits” on the campaign to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel, known as the BDS movement. The report documents the movement’s significant and widespread connections to designated terrorist organizations, and demonstrates that rather […]

Judicial Watch Assists Zachor Legal Institute in Texas Court to Obtain Information on Qatari Government’s Funding of Texas A&M, a Public University

Press Release – For Immediate Release May 10, 2019 Media Contact: Ron Machol ron@zachorlegal.org   Judicial Watch Assists Zachor Legal Institute in Texas Court to Obtain Information on Qatari Government’s Funding of Texas A&M, a Public University MAY 10, 2019 (Washington, DC) – Zachor Legal Institute announced today that Judicial Watch filed a petition to […]

Zachor Strikes a Nerve in Arizona House of Representatives

Please take a look at this 60 second clip from an Arizona State House Representative opposing her state’s anti-BDS law during this week’s Arizona House session, with specific reference to Zachor. You know that you’ve struct a nerve when BDS Supporters refuse to rebut what you’ve said and instead attack you for being a “phobe” […]

Maryland’s Anti-BDS Law Prevents Discrimination Against Israel

Md’s BDS law prevents discrimination against Israel By Ron Machol, Joseph Sabag March 11, 2019 Maryland’s anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) law opposing discriminatory commercial boycotts against Israel is being challenged in court, with incorrect suggestions that it violates the First Amendment guaranteeing freedom of speech. The pro-Israel community fully supports the First Amendment of […]

Federal court upholds anti-BDS bill in Arkansas

A federal judge upheld an Arkansas law that forbids state agencies from investing in or contracting with companies that boycott Israel. https://www.jns.org/federal-court-upholds-anti-bds-bill-in-arkansas/ (January 24, 2019 / JNS) A federal judge upheld an Arkansas law that forbids state agencies from investing in or contracting with companies that boycott Israel. Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Miller threw out a lawsuit […]

Elite Universities Hide Information on Funding from Ultraconservative Nation of Qatar

The nation of Qatar, a Sharia-law monarchy that has been accused of trying to influence other countries’ governments, gave $1 billion to elite American universities since 2011, according to Department of Education data. Elite Universities Hide Information on Funding from Ultraconservative Nation of Qatar Some universities have refused to discuss where strings are attached to […]