Tag Archives: BDS

Sunday morning videos: Israel advocacy

Here are three great videos about Israel advocacy which you should watch: I wrote about Matti Friedman’s searing essay slamming the international media for their anti-Israel bias and one-eyed view of the Middle East conflict. It was a long essay, … 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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Spotlight on friends of Israel

Besides my Good News Friday posts, most of my posts contain either bad news or at the very least worrying news.  So in order to keep a sense of proportion, and also in order to highlight the wonderful work that … 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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