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2 Good News Stories (JTA/J.Post & WSJ)

By   /  November 21, 2019  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Netherlands cuts aid to Palestinian Authority over terrorist salaries The country had given about $1.6 million directly to the Palestinian Authority annually to pay the salaries of justice ministry employees. By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA    NOVEMBER 21, 2019 https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Netherlands-cuts-aid-to-Palestinian-Authority-over-terrorist-salaries-608527   The Dutch government has cut funding for the Palestinian Authority over its salaries to terrorists serving time in […]

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Naftali Bennett silences Palestinian Arab activist with one question, by Leah Rosenberg (Israel Unwired)

By   /  November 19, 2019  /  BDS, Israel, Mid. East news, tech.  /  No Comments

Mar. 20, 2019 This Palestinian Arab activist tried to talk about the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement that aims to weaken the state of Israel. She tried to confidently say it would succeed and that it is growing and growing. But Israeli politician Naftali Bennett came back with the perfect response. Click here for […]

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Summaries of 4 articles by Daily Alert, with links

By   /  November 12, 2019  /  BDS, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

1) Congress Warns EU Against “Warning Labels” for Jewish-Made Products – Adam Kredo Leading lawmakers in Congress are warning the EU that mandating that Jewish products made in contested areas carry consumer warning labels could trigger American anti-boycott laws and jeopardize U.S. trade with Europe. The European Court of Justice is expected to issue an opinion on […]

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In landmark ruling, EU’s top court says settlement product labeling mandatory, by Raphael Ahren (TOI)

By   /  November 12, 2019  /  BDS, double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International  /  No Comments

Nov. 12, 2019 Palestinians fete decision, urge Europeans not only to label but to ban West Bank goods; EU delegation in Ramat Gan: We still reject ‘any form of boycott or sanctions’ on Israel Click here for full article

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The Anti-Semitic Nature of BDS Exposed …links to 3 articles from Daily Alert

By   /  October 18, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS  /  No Comments

Oct. 18, 2019 The Anti-Semitic Nature of BDS Exposed – Cary Nelson A new report by the Israel Ministry of Strategic Affairs concentrates on the anti-Zionist and anti-Semitic tweets, cartoons and posters circulated on social media. To someone who has studied anti-Zionist and anti-Semitic tweets and cartoons for some years, it is clear they are becoming […]

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BDS Was Started by Western NGOs and European Governments, Not the Palestinians – Gerald Steinberg (Jewish Chronicle – UK, via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 BDS Was Started by Western NGOs and European Governments, Not the Palestinians – Gerald Steinberg When Omar Barghouti was recently barred from entering the UK, many media reports referred to him as founder of the Israel boycott movement BDS. This is factually incorrect: he was added for marketing purposes four years after the […]

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AUSTRIAN PARLIAMENT MPS PLEDGE TO CLASSIFY BDS AS ANTISEMITIC, by Benjamin Weinthal (J. Post)

By   /  September 29, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, friends/enemies, History, International  /  No Comments

Sept. 29, 2019 Green Party compares BDS to the Nazi-era ‘Don’t buy from Jews’ campaign Click here for full article

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WHY BDS FAILS MY 3D TEST ON ANTI-SEMITISM , by Natan Sharansky (Newsweek)

By   /  September 26, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, double standards, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 25, 2019 The global resurgence of anti-Semitism that we are experiencing today began almost 20 year ago, mainly in Europe. At the time, I was serving as Israel’s Minister for Diaspora Affairs and was grappling with the question of how to distinguish between legitimate criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. That is when I came […]

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Recent violent antisemitic attacks (Daily Alert)

By   /  September 9, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, International  /  No Comments

Sept. 9, 2019 Israeli Students Assaulted by Qatari Youths in Warsaw – Jeremy Sharon Several Israeli students in Warsaw on a semester abroad were violently assaulted early Saturday by a group of young men from Qatar. Yotam Kashpizky said a group of young Arab men approached them and started asking if they were Israeli. They started […]

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Censuring Israel: Common sense on life support By Meir Jolovitz (INN)

By   /  August 23, 2019  /  BDS, double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Israel  /  No Comments

Aug. 22, 2019 What unmitigated hypocrites. All of them. All except the Zionist Organization of America, the National Council of Young Israel, Coalition forJewish Values,  Americans for a Safe Israel (AFSI), and the Republican Jewish Coalition. Click here for full article

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