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Ireland Ignores Palestinian Textbooks that Encourage Hatred of Israelis – Ruth Dudley Edwards (Belfast Telegraph – UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 24, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, incitement, International  /  No Comments

Sept. 24, 2019 Ireland Ignores Palestinian Textbooks that Encourage Hatred of Israelis – Ruth Dudley Edwards I was surprised and genuinely shocked to learn that the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs has turned a blind eye to the toxic indoctrination of Palestinian children who are being fed a hate-filled version of their history. In 2010 a […]

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Eurovision Boycott Activists Oppose Israel’s Right to Self-Determination – Ophir Kariv (The Journal-Ireland via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 14, 2019 Eurovision Boycott Activists Oppose Israel’s Right to Self-Determination – Ophir Kariv (The Journal-Ireland) In 1948 when the modern Israeli state was born, Israel was a very small, poor country largely consisting of desert. Its tiny population, many of them Holocaust survivors, had to build a new life and a new country in the […]

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Ireland’s Anti-Israel Drift: How Did It Come to This? by Lawrence A. Franklin (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International  /  No Comments

Mar. 17, 2019 Ireland, as a European Union member state, is subject to the EU’s commercial rules. EU trade rules may prohibit Ireland’s unilateral action as an EU treaty requires common commercial policy for all EU member states. The proposed law “could force US companies with Irish subsidiaries to choose between violating the Irish law […]

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Israel vs. its Enemies in Europe by Ruthie Blum (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, hypocricy, International, Israel  /  No Comments

Mar. 14, 2019 Ireland’s Senate recently voted to support organizations, many headed by terrorists, in imposing a boycott on Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East. This, while hardly ever uttering a critical word about countries such as China, Iran, North Korea, Russia, Turkey, Mauritania, Syria, Venezuela, Cuba, Nigeria, Sudan or South Sudan. The […]

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Freedom of Religion – Ireland Bill threatening to Criminalize Fundamental Human Rights (The International Legal Forum)

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 12, 2019 In recent months the Irish Parliament has been moving forward with the legislation of the Frances Black Bill – a bill meant to criminalize the import, sale, and purchase of goods and services from territories beyond the Green Line. If the bill passes into law these trivial acts, fundamental freedoms, might be sanctioned with up […]

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Ireland’s Surprise Attack on Israel – Clifford D. May (Washington Times via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 1, 2019 Ireland’s Surprise Attack on Israel – Clifford D. May Last week, the lower house of the Irish parliament passed legislation to wage economic warfare against Israel by criminalizing a range of business transactions with Jews in the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Golan Heights. Obeying the Irish law would likely mean violating existing […]

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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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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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Irish Ambassador: Government Does Not Support Ban on West Bank Settlement Goods – Mark Weiss (Irish Times via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International  /  No Comments

Feb. 2, 2018 Irish Ambassador: Government Does Not Support Ban on West Bank Settlement Goods – Mark Weiss Irish Ambassador to Israel Alison Kelly told officials in Jerusalem on Wednesdaythat the Irish Government does not support an initiative to ban the sale of goods from West Bank settlements. The Irish Senate voted on Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a vote […]

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