Arab League Boycott

The League of Arab States was founded in 1945.  One of the first acts of the League Council, taken on 2 Dec 1945, was to approve Resolution 16 calling for a boycott by Arab countries of Jewish products and manufactured merchandise in the pre-Israel Palestine Mandate.  This was followed soon after, on 12 Jun 1946, by Resolution 70 which called for the creation of a bureaucratic structure to implement the boycott…. More + Documents

Boycotts Prior to the British Mandate

Boycotts against Jewish businesses were organized by Arabs in the Ottoman-held territories of the Holy Land in 1891, 1908, and 1911.  For documentation, see Aaron J. Sarna, Boycott and Blacklist: A History of Arab Economic Warfare Against Israel (1986).