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How Students for Justice in Palestine Undermines Tolerance and Peace, by Natalie Segev (Algemeiner)

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

July 18, 2018 In 1967, after the Six Day War, the leaders of eight Arab countries convened and adopted the Khartoum Resolution. This resolution implemented “The 3 No’s” — no peace with Israel, no recognition of Israel, and no negotiations with Israel. Fast forward 50 years and a similar policy has been implemented on US […]

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Readers’ Blog: BDS will have no effect on the Israeli economy by Clive Hyman (Irish Examiner)

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  BDS, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 12, 2018 No. Will it persuade Israel to change its policies vis à vis the Palestinians? No. Will it make the members of your parliament feel good about themselves? Probably. So in essence, this is simply the political equivalent of masturbation. The real effect, if this were enacted, could be unemployment for Palestinians who […]

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Lawfare Project taking legal action against aggressive anti-Israel boycott legislation in Ireland

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  BDS, Community Activism for Israel, International  /  No Comments

Lawfare Project taking legal action against aggressive anti-Israel boycott legislation in Ireland From: https://mailchi.mp/551be99fe246/lawfare-project-encouraged-by-us-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-348061?e=3c8f22e5e9 The Lawfare Project, a U.S.-based think tank and litigation fund that fights anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli discrimination around the world, has taken legal action against what experts and advocates are describing as the most aggressive boycott measure targeting Israel in European history. The […]

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Life is complicated: Irish Boycott Bill Could Create Huge Problems for U.S. Companies Like Apple – Orde F. Kittrie (Fortune via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  BDS, International, Israel  /  No Comments

July 11, 2018 Irish Boycott Bill Could Create Huge Problems for U.S. Companies Like Apple – Orde F. Kittrie (Fortune) A bill expected to pass Ireland’s Senate on Wednesday would criminalize trade in products and services produced in Israeli settlements. If enacted, it could force U.S. firms with Irish divisions or subsidiaries to make a costly choice. If […]

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BDS Is Morphing into an Attack on the Rights of Jewish Students – Kenneth Waltzer (Fathom-Bicom-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS, Human Rights, International  /  No Comments

July 11, 2018 BDS Is Morphing into an Attack on the Rights of Jewish Students – Kenneth Waltzer Where BDS has a following on U.S. campuses, Jewish students are increasingly being consigned to a place of insult and derision, barred from progressive causes, and labelled oppressors. Those who come to their aid get similar treatment. BDS […]

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Israel’s Labor Party Quits Socialist International after It Adopts BDS – Gil Hoffman (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  BDS, International, Israel  /  No Comments

July 11, 2018 Israel’s Labor Party Quits Socialist International after It Adopts BDS – Gil Hoffman Israel’s Labor party said Tuesday it would immediately leave the Socialist International after the organization adopted a resolution joining the boycott Israel (BDS) campaign. Labor’s international secretary, MK Hilik Bar, said, “the Declaration on the Palestinian Question is biased, blind to facts […]

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How UC Berkeley Went From Anti-Israel Bastion to Israel Studies Powerhouse, by Mitchell Bard (Algemeiner)

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  academia, anti-Semitism, apartheid, BDS, Community Activism for Israel, friends/enemies, International  /  No Comments

July 4, 2018 Last month, the University of California at Berkeley hosted the annual conference of the Association of Israel Studies. The fact that the professional meeting of Israel scholars was held there is a testament to the Berkeley faculty, who have built one of the premier Israel Studies programs in the country. What they […]

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How Sheldon Adelson just might be turning the tide against BDS on US campuses, by David Horovitz (TOI)

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  academia, BDS, Community Activism for Israel, International  /  No Comments

July 3, 2018 David Brog, head of the Maccabee Task Force, says a savvy action plan, lots of money and a focus on empowering (almost) all pro-Israel students are gradually ‘taking back the quad’ Click here for full article & interview

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Prince William’s visit a PR coup for Israel, with some royal pain amid the gain, by Raphael Ahren (TOI)

By   /  July 1, 2018  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 28, 2018 The future UK monarch’s historic trip boosted Israel’s international legitimacy, but also underlined the world’s ongoing discomfort with Jewish sovereignty throughout Jerusalem Click here for full article

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Major BDS groups have ties to Palestinian terrorist organizations, ministry says, by Ariel Kahana (Israel Hayom)

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  BDS, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 20, 2018 Strategic Affairs Ministry names 42 anti-Israel groups affiliated with ‎Hamas, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, says they ‎receive their orders from Palestinian Authority ‎• Minister: Terrorist groups, BDS movement have never been ‎closer. Click here for full article

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