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Do Zionists Have Civil Rights?, by Noah Rothman (Commentary)

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS, friends/enemies, International, Israel, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2018 Smeared for doing the job. When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump famously declared his intention to be a “neutral” arbiter of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian territories and put the onus for resolving the conflict on Jerusalem, few observers could have predicted that Trump would run one of the most pro-Israel administrations in […]

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Must Read: A BDS Lesson in Dishonesty via the New York Times, by Daniel Pomerantz (HonestReporting)

By   /  September 9, 2018  /  BDS, double standards, friends/enemies, Lies & Deceptions, Must Read  /  No Comments

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 In a 2,000 word diatribe in the New York Times, Joesph Levine, philosophy professor and a member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Academic Advisory Council, defends BDS, asking, “Is Boycotting Israel ‘Hate’?” He claims, “Opponents of the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement are involved in a dishonest branding campaign.” BDS Make […]

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Terminology, cartoon by Dry Bones (EoZ)

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  BDS, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 17, 2018 http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2018/08/0816-links-pt2-glick-left-pushing-fake.html

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Israel vs. BDS – Nathan Thrall (Guardian-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 16, 2018 Israel vs. BDS – Nathan Thrall (Guardian-UK) Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser led the Israeli government’s efforts against the BDS movement until 2014. He now works for the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He headed the research division of IDF military intelligence during the Second Intifada, has good Arabic, and was appointed director general […]

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CANDIDLY SPEAKING: BALANCING DANGERS AND OPPORTUNITIES, by Isi Leibler (J. Post)

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS, friends/enemies, Good works, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 11, 2018 Israel is a mini-military superpower, successfully deterring the Iranians and their surrogates from embarking on a war in which they could be defeated by Israel’s military prowess. The speed of change – both positive and negative – in this region over the past two months has been breathtaking. On the negative side, […]

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My Whiteness Problem, by Chloe Valdary (Tablet via Mosaic)

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  academia, anti-Semitism, BDS, friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

July 25, 2018 How human vices hide behind the veneer of the identity-culture wars Recently Chloé Valdary found herself debating proponents of anti-Israel boycotts. She encountered the usual lies and libels—but also something new, as Jews who spoke up to defend the Jewish state were met with accusations of “engaging in whiteness” unless they could prove themselves […]

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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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