Category Archives: Boycotts and BDS

The Media Intifada – looking at the media’s anti-Israel bias

As regular readers of this blog know well, media bias is a “favourite” bugbear of mine. The outrageous injustice and unfairness of the mainstream media’s bias against Israel, expressed in tendentious stories, slanted reports, manipulation of facts and statistics, and … Continue reading

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Shopping for un-Kosher trouble in anti-Semitic Britain

Two stories making the rounds on social media clearly illustrate the rising levels of antisemitism in Britain today, fuelled by unreasonably hysterical and vitriolic anti-Israel hatred, and disguised – of course – as “only” anti-Israel protests. In Birmingham a Tesco … Continue reading

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Presbyterians divest, Dutch regret their divestment

The horribly biased Presbyterian Church of the USA (PCUSA) has voted to divest from companies that do business with Israel, declaring that “we cannot profit from the destruction of homes and lives”. Leaders of the Presbyterian Church USA explained their … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

A week of ups and downs has just gone past, with, on the one hand the Pope’s visit and his controversial statements, and then on the other hand Yom Yerushalayim following on immediately afterwards. So thank goodness it’s Friday and … Continue reading

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Blaming Israel leads to BDS

I hadn’t intended to write an extra post on this subject but several links came to my attention which you might find interesting. It seems that the Americans were taken aback by Israel’s fierce rejection of Kerry’s blame and are … Continue reading

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Another day, another boycott

It’s getting boring and tiresome and irritating and frustrating and above all screamingly unfair that Israel is the target of yet more boycott attempts by the BDS brigade, who shall henceforth be called the anti-peaceniks. The first (not necessarily chronologically) … Continue reading

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