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Dec 27, 2018, 1:49 PM
Airbnb’s lies increase its legal vulnerability
It's now clear the company is committed not only to violating the law, but also to lying to regulators and the public
Dec 16, 2018, 9:47 AM
Fighting BDS with Education
The past week has been especially difficult for Jews around the world. Between the Ofra shootings and the murdered IDF soldiers, Jewish people around the world felt the pain and loss regardless of their physical locations. In today's world,...
Dec 4, 2018, 2:13 AM
Airbnb declares war on Hanukkah
This week, Jews from across the globe will celebrate Hanukkah: the success of the Maccabees 2100 years ago in ejecting the hostile occupying forces of the Syrian-Greeks and reestablishing the Jewish nation in its historical territory, primarily the biblical...
Gregg M. Mashberg
Nov 29, 2018, 1:34 AM
AirBNB’s Jewish boycott: Discriminating against a ‘suspect class’
Airbnb’s decision to exclude Jewish housing on the West Bank from its listings, whether coerced, malevolent, misinformed, or some combination of the three, is the type of discriminatory activity that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1938 was subject...
Nov 28, 2018, 3:51 PM
Is Airbnb Violating the Fair Housing Act?
Airbnb announced that it will ban “the approximately 200 Airbnb listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank” from its website. Airbnb explained that “many in the global community have stated that companies should not do business here because...
Nov 27, 2018, 2:19 PM
Airbnb’s action is immoral and could be illegal
'On 19 November, Airbnb announced that it would be removing some 200 listings on its platform from Israeli settlements operating in the West Bank. After stating that they were ‘not the experts’ when it comes to the region’s historical...
Nov 27, 2018, 11:08 AM
If Anything, Blame the Israeli Government
There are only two kinds of people, and one shade of Zionism, in the world. You’re either a pro-Israeli philosemite with a relentless affection to the holy land (and people) and an undeniable pro-settlement stance – or you’re a...
Nov 27, 2018, 2:14 AM
Free, Free Israel
I could barely believe reading today how Airbnb has decided to boycott the Jewish homes in the West Bank, yet continue to list the Palestinian ones. While the Palestinians continue to terrorize Israelis not only with barrages of rockets, terror...
Nov 26, 2018, 8:29 PM
I still have a reservation with Airbnb
I have a confession to make. And it’s not something that I am proud of. In fact, what I’m about to reveal is deeply embarrassing and leaves me bursting with guilt. Perhaps I would go so far as suggesting...
Nov 21, 2018, 7:53 PM
3,000+ Sign Airbnb Petition for Judea and Samaria
Less than 48 hours ago I wrote and launched a petition urging Airbnb to restore Judea and Samaria Jewish Listings on its site. Just through my circle of friends on Facebook, the petition has already surged past 3,000 signatures,...