COLORADO SANCTIONS DANISH BANK FOR BDS ACTIVITY AGAINST ISRAELI COMPANIES- JERUSALEM POST

Colorado has added Danish banking giant Danske to a blacklist for its anti-Israel business activities. Danske Bank has faced criticism and economic penalties for barring two Israeli defense companies – Aryt Industries and Elbit Systems – from its customers’ investments.

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Md. General Assembly Hears Impassioned Debate on Anti-BDS Legislation- Jewish Times

Amid the rising number of hate incidents she has witnessed on Baltimore-area college campuses — from swastikas on buildings, false eviction notices on dorm doors of Jewish students to the vandalism of a Hillel — Taylor Ann Gonzalez felt the need to speak up.

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The BDS Hubbub- Jewish Times

Freedom of speech. It’s a right so engrained in our psyche as Americans that we react viscerally to most attempts to curtail it.

But all speech is not free. As Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. observed in 1919: You can’t falsely yell “Fire!” in a crowded theater.

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Zachor Legal Institute: A Giant Step Forward+ Jewish Press

One legal step forward, two political steps back. Such is the sorry lot of current diplomacy in Israel. While frustrating, the challenge lies in expanding the scope and potential of that forward step.

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