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German Bank Enabling BDS may Violate its Ethical Code of Conduct

16th June 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

German Bank Enabling BDS may Violate its Ethical Code of Conduct

Benjamin Weinthal

The pro-Israel group Action Forum Israel (Aktionsforum Israel) in Germany has released an eye-popping report on its website, questioning whether the Bank for Social Economy violated its internal policies and anti-terror finance laws by providing a bank account to the pro-BDS group Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East. more...

Analysis & Commentary

16th June 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

German Bank Enabling BDS may Violate its Ethical Code of Conduct

Benjamin Weinthal

The pro-Israel group Action Forum Israel (Aktionsforum Israel) in Germany has released an eye-popping report on its website, questioning whether the Bank for Social Economy violated its internal policies and anti-terror finance laws by providing a bank account to the pro-BDS group Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East. more...

15th June 2018 – Foreign Policy

Lebanon Is Protecting Hezbollah’s Cocaine Trade in Latin America

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Days after the Trump administration withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, Washington ramped up sanctions against Hezbollah as part of its offensive against Tehran and its proxies. Yet U.S. policy toward the Lebanese militant group continues to be incoherent. more...

13th June 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

Israel Offers to Help Resolve Iran’s Water Crisis

Tzvi Kahn

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday presented what he described as “an unprecedented offer to Iran.” The Jewish state, he said, seeks to share its environmental expertise with Iran to help resolve the country’s increasingly dire water crisis. The Israeli proposal highlights the abortive – and ultimately self-defeating – policies of the clerical regime, which sabotages its own self-interests by fueling a problem that threatens not only its grip on power, but also the country’s survival. more...

11th June 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

U.S. and U.K. Bands Boycott Berlin Event Due to Israeli Embassy Donation

Benjamin Weinthal

US singer John Maus announced his withdrawal from the Berlin Pop-Kultur music festival due to pressure from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign. more...