Synagogues, Red Lines, and Free Speech with Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Rabbi Yoffie

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, President Emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, President Emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism, joins Peter Reitzes on the Voice4Israel podcast to discuss his love of Israel, the dangers of BDS, and maintaining red lines in synagogues. Rabbi Yoffie is asked about his seminal articles … Read more

A Major Victory Against Anti-Israel Discrimination with the Lawfare Project

Ben Ryberg

Benjamin Ryberg, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Research at The Lawfare Project, joins Peter Reitzes to discuss its impressive victory against anti-Israel discrimination. Mr. Ryberg served as lead council on the Lawfare Project’s victory and settlement against the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), an organization in the United States that initially refused to sell advertising space … Read more

JVP Endorses Antisemitism

Israel, Durham City Council, Israel Resolution

Earlier this month, Voice4Israel published a statement explaining how the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement opposes the very existence of Israel. Now we have learned that the Triangle North Carolina chapter of the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), true to its BDS mission of abolishing Israel, recently promoted the “Miko Peled NC Tour” on … Read more

BDS Attacks Come to the Triangle

Israel, Durham City Council, Israel Resolution

What is BDS? BDS is the movement to boycott, divest, and sanction Israel. BDS targets only one country — Israel — which is the only country with a Jewish majority population.  During a 2019 interview, the co-founder and leader of the BDS movement, Omar Barghouti, explained that boycotting Israel would continue even after the establishment … Read more

Duke and UNC Should Not Host Hateful, Anti-Zionist Conference

Rabbi Lev Cotlar is Director of Education at Congregation Sha’arei Israel in Raleigh, NC.  Rabbi Cotlar wrote UNC and Duke University officials to express his concerns about their planned anti-Israel conference camouflaged as a conference on Gaza.  “I wrote this letter to some of the contacts in the link below, I think it’s important that we voice our opposition … Read more