Tag Archives: BDS

Hummus Wars on The Boston Common

Busy as little bees they were for weeks planning their latest anti-Israel gala.  Having expended their capital on “Occupation” and “Apartheid” the Cambridge based group that had become a fixture at the Park St. subway entrance at the Boston Common would now try out their Marat-Sade routine au sujet de BDS, but not just any […]

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2011 – Britain is becoming the Fourth Reich

The drumbeat against Israel has finally scored a grim victory in the heart of London with the decision by the landlord of the Ahava store, Shaftesbury PLC, not to renew the store’s lease when it expires. You may think that the description of Britain as the Fourth Reich is over the top, and I imagine […]

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Alan Dershowitz: Norway’s “Boycott” of Pro-Israel Speakers

Alan Dershowitz: Norway’s “Boycott” of Pro-Israel Speakers – ‘…My hosts expected…that their offer to have me present a somewhat different academic perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would be eagerly accepted, since I have written half a dozen books on the subject presenting a centrist view in support of the two-state solution and against civilian settlements […]

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JVP’accuse

Given the pretention and shrillness of the self-declared Jewish Voice for Peace organization, sometimes the easiest approach to such a group is mockery and ridicule. But given their most recent pronouncement regarding escalating clashes between Israel and Gaza, paired with the group’s escalating demands that it be granted immediate and unconditional entrance to any “Big Tent” of […]

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Ron Radosh: Pete Seeger’s Latest Shame—He Proves Again that he Remains a Useful Idiot

Ron Radosh: Pete Seeger’s Latest Shame—He Proves Again that he Remains a Useful Idiot – ‘With the recent announcement by Pete Seeger that he joined and endorsed the BDS movement to delegitimize Israel (Boycott, Disinvest and Sanctions), Seeger has finally jeopardized any claim he might have had to be known as a supporter of reconciliation, […]

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Psychiatrists Boycott Annual Meeting Over Desmond Tutu Invitation

The invitation of Archbishop Desmond Tutu to the annual meeting in Hawaii this May has a number of professionals swearing off attending, and even resigning from the association. Tutu has been invited to keynote and deliver the Convocation lecture. From what we have heard, the person who extended the invitation was not aware of Tutu’s […]

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Egypt Air Removes Israel from the Map

I wouldn’t get on one of those planes. They don’t know where they’re flying to: Egypt Air removes Israel from map Egypt Air, the largest airline in Egypt, has removed Israel from the map – literally. On its website, Ynet has learned, Jordan’s land reaches the Mediterranean Sea. The airline’s subsidiary, Air Sinai, flies to […]

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Boycott and Be Damned?

Young students are idealistic and enthusiastic. Being so they are ideal foot soldiers for the cynical manipulations of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns run internationally. The Global BDS Movement publishes the following on its web page.  Note that it is posted by StoptheWall (their first mistake, since the security fence is a wall […]

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Jim Wald: What’s Left of BDS?

Jim Wald: What’s Left of BDS? – ‘I am always amused (in a sardonic way, of course), when I see the self-proclaimed radicals of the anti-Israel “BDS” (boycott, divestment, sanctions) movement dismiss their critics as “right-wing.” Some are. Many are not. And that’s just the problem: the BDS zealots make it easy on themselves by […]

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Divest This Joins Jewish Voice for Peace!

I figured is you have so much fun beating them, why not join them.

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The Lunatic in Roger’s Head

Roger Waters, founding member of Pink Floyd, has joined the chorus of artists, activists and agitators calling for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel. There is something to be said about the mind of the artist, sensitive, emotional, always searching for drama . It is what fuels the creative process. Waters, who hasn’t really written […]

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A Look Inside BDS

You may remember Jew Guevara for giving us a look inside the peace industry. He’s back, writing again on Jewschool, this time with a focus on the BDS movement. What makes JG’s perspective unique is that, besides devoting much of his life to achieving a peace with the Palestinians, his politics are about as left […]

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Video Fisking of Students for Justice in Palestine

Via Jim Wald, here’s a clever video response to an SJP attempt to explain themselves on film. Says Jim: …As I noted a while back, when Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at the University of Pittsburgh posted video documenting their efforts to disrupt a talk by Israel Defense Forces Reserve Sergeant Benjamin Anthony in […]

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NIF-Funded Groups Organize ‘Israel Apartheid Week’ Event

NIF-Funded Groups Organize ‘Israel Apartheid Week’ Event – ‘Last November, supporters of the New Israel Fund were justifiably outraged when they learned that NIF was funding groups involved with the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. NIF later published its funding guidelines and stated that it would no longer finance groups that engage in BDS or […]

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Toronto’s mayor slams gay Israel-bashers

Toronto’s mayor slams gay Israel-bashers – ‘The mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford – and leading gay leaders and activists in North America and Europe – have slammed the anti-Israel focus among groups within the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) communities in New York and Toronto. According to a report in Thursday’s Canadian Jewish News, […]

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The World Council of Churches: What Does It Really Care about Palestinian Christians?

The World Council of Churches: What Does It Really Care about Palestinian Christians? – ‘Ostensibly, the World Council of Churches (WCC) is very much concerned for the well-being of Palestinian Christians. In practice, however, as an ardent promoter of the Palestinian aspirations, the WCC is most evidently interested in the mobilization of Palestinian Christians for […]

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Brandeis Hillel Puts JVP Beyond the Pale

Congratulations to the Brandeis Hillel for not expanding the big tent so large it collapses. (Don’t think that because it’s Brandeis it shouldn’t be surprising. Sadly, it is.) JVP whines: Brandeis Hillel rejects Jewish Voice for Peace campus chapter The Brandeis University Hillel has formally voted to exclude a Jewish peace group on campus. On […]

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NGO Monitor: The BDS Sewer System

NGO Monitor: The BDS Sewer System – A clever and informative graphic exposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement…

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Omar Barghouti: Apartheid Hypocrite

Probably the single best subject to expose the ridiculous nature of Israel Apartheid Week, from Elder: Yes, that’s Omar Barghouti, one of the prime-movers behind the boycott all things Israeli movement, himself a student at Tel Aviv University. I understand when this is pointed out to him, he dodges and just says he doesn’t want […]

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Pete Seeger – A Most Intriguing BDS Hoax

If anyone was worried (or even heard) the news that Pete Seeger allegedly joined the BDS movement against Israel last week, it turns out that this was yet another hoax, albeit one of the more interesting ones that has taken place during the last two years of boycott, divestment and sanctions attempted fraud.  Learn more […]

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