Tag Archives: water

European NGOs are at the forefront of delegitimization of Israel

Besides the outrageous ASA boycott, another boycott was also mentioned in my earlier post: the boycott by the Dutch water company Vitens against Israel’s Mekorot water company, which has generated a pushback from the Israeli Foreign Ministry: The Foreign Ministry … Continue reading

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How boycotters justify their antisemitism

Several recent instances of anti-Israel boycotts highlight both the distortions of logic and reason, and the abuse of universal values like human rights and free speech in order to justify the antisemitism lurking behind their anti-Israel boycotts. For example we … Continue reading

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Water water everywhere

Unlike Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner, however, it seems that there will be plenty to drink. Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have finally signed on the dotted line enabling the construction of the “Red-Dead Canal” – a pipeline connecting … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has passed so quickly and now it’s time for another Good News Friday installment to cheer us up for Shabbat. We start with the amazing news that Israeli researchers have discovered a revolutionary alternative to fuel – making … Continue reading

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Has Palestinian negligence caused Israel’s polio outbreak?

Local Israeli news have been filled in recent days with reports of the discovery of the polio virus in the sewage in the south. A program for the mass polio vaccination of children in the south was initiated almost immediately. … Continue reading

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Egypt’s water woes

Despite the mighty River Nile flowing through their country, Egypt is a desert nation which suffers from water shortage problems. These might very well be exacerbated because, as reported last week, Ethiopia is planning to build a dam over the … Continue reading

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