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Indiana House Unanimously Approves anti-BDS Bill, Haaretz

Haaretz, January 30, 2016 Bill banning the state from dealings with entities that have boycotted Israel now faces vote in State Senate, signature from pro-Israel governor. The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill Tuesday, banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel.  The bill sent to the state’s Senate defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as meeting the standard of...

Indiana legislature unanimously passes anti-BDS bill, The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem Post, January 30, 2016 The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel. The bill sent to the state’s Senate on Jan. 26 defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as meeting the standard of “extraordinary circumstances” necessary under state law to mandate divestment from a company. The Indiana bill states that the effort...

Indiana House Unanimously Passes anti-BDS bill, The Times of Israel

The Times of Israsel January 29, 2016 Law bans dealings with entities boycotting Israel; Gov. Mike Pence expected to sign legislation if state senate approves. The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel. The bill sent to the state’s Senate on Jan. 26 defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as meeting the standard of...

Indiana House unanimously prohibits anti-Israeli BDS, Debka

January 30, 2016, Debka The Indiana House of Representatives has unanimously passed new legislation that targets businesses or other entities that engage in the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. It was sponsored by state House Speaker Brian Bosma and passed on Jan. 25. In Florida, anti-Israeli groups have rallied to block a bill prohibiting the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel which was...

Indiana Measure Is Latest State-Level Setback for BDS Movement, the Algemeiner

the Algemeinier January 29, 2016 JNS.org – The Indiana House of Representatives this week passed new legislation that targets businesses or other entities that engage in the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, marking the latest victory in the fight against BDS on the US state level. House Bill 1378, which was introduced by Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma and was passed unanimously by the legislature on Jan. 25...

Indiana House unanimously passes anti-BDS bill

Posted by Jewish Telegraphic Agency, January 29, 2016 The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel or its settlements. The bill sent to the state’s Senate on Jan. 26 defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as meeting the standard of “extraordinary circumstances” necessary under state law to mandate divestment from a company. It...

GUEST COMMENTARY: Pence’s restriction is grounded in common sense

The NWI Times December 02, 2015 6:00 pm • By Elliot Bartky and Allon Friedman In recent weeks a few prominent Hoosiers, many of them from faith-based organizations, have publicly criticized Gov. Mike Pence’s decision to suspend resettlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana, calling it “unwelcoming,” “inhumane,” and “xenophobic.” It is important that all Hoosiers understand why this criticism is misguided and itself unethical. Many critics declare...

Poor Policy Choices Leave Jewish State Vulnerable

Published: February 12, 2013 3:00 a.m. in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. As President Obama begins his second term, it is an opportune moment to critically evaluate his foreign policy record, which thus far appears to be based on the concept that peace and strength can be gained through abandoning one’s friends and appeasing one’s enemies. As evidence of this, consider the following. Obama recently declared that a certain Mideast nation...

Donnelly breaks from Obama on Israel – Southbend Tribune

By ALLON FRIEDMAN and ELLIOT BARTKY 5:15 a.m. CST, February 12, 2013  Southbend Tribune. As President Obama begins his second term in office, it is an opportune moment to critically evaluate his foreign policy record, which thus far appears to be based on the concept that peace and strength can be gained through abandoning one’s friends and appeasing one’s enemies. As evidence of this, consider the following. Obama recently declared that a...

Challenging the Leftist Domination of the Jewish Community

April 10, 2011 American Thinker Change is in the air. From the toppling of Middle East potentates to the Tea Party’s dramatic rise to the recent historic public employee union legislation enacted across the Midwest, things suddenly seem to be turned on their heads. And from the unlikely location of central Indiana a new model has arisen for Jews whose unequivocal support for Israel and America has hitherto been marginalized. Background In...

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