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 By Mike Wagenheim    News    May 19, 2023

Florida CFO tells Norway it would be a mistake to divest from Israel

(JNS) — Ahead of a visit to Israel by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Sunshine State’s chief financial officer told JNS that Norway is out of line in considering divesting from the Jewish state. Jimmy Patronis, the Florida CFO, sent a...

 By Mike Wagenheim    News    May 19, 2023

The BDS movement's small-ball strategy seems to be failing

(JNS) — At one point, the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel appeared to adopt a small-ball strategy: enough singles, even soft ones, in the court system would knock the pitcher out of the game. No need to swing for the fence...


Weekly roundup of world briefs

French parliament rejects resolution calling Israel ‘apartheid’ (JNS) — After a group of far-left members of France’s National Assembly put forward a measure labeling Israel an “apartheid state,” the lower house of Parliament rejected...

 By Andrew Lapin    Features    May 19, 2023

In 'Oppenheimer' trailer, the atomic bomb is born – and Einstein weeps

(JTA) – "Oppenheimer," the hotly-anticipated Christopher Nolan biopic about the Jewish nuclear physicist who developed the atomic bomb, will include another familiar Jewish face when it opens this...

 By Andrew Lapin    News    May 19, 2023

Florida rejects Holocaust education textbooks in clampdown on 'woke' instruction

(JTA) — Florida’s state education department rejected two new Holocaust-focused textbooks for classroom use, while forcing at least one other textbook to alter a passage about the Hebrew Bible in order to meet state approval.  The books were rej...


Germany to fine Twitter for ignoring antisemitic content

(JNS) — Last month, Germany’s Federal Justice Office began the process of fining Twitter, under the country’s Network Enforcement Act, for failing to remove hate speech. The German law requires social-media sites to remove illegal content...


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